Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone feels his style of game suits manager Gus Poyet.

Poyet's style of play demands his goalkeepers are good on the ball, a role Mannone feels well prepared for.

"I'm more natural to playing football from the back because I was at Arsenal for eight years," he said. "When I was kicking the ball, everyone was angry with me.

"I have a passion to play football. I like to play with my feet, not just to launch it."

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