Giaccherini hopes his role as Sunderlandâ€™s supersub has not gone unnoticed in his native Italy.
He told the Evening Chronicle: â€śIn the last two months I have not played much.
â€śThe last three games have been important both for me and the team. The team has to come first because we need to survive in the Premier League.
â€śHowever, it is good for me to do well, for the consequences it could have with me for the national team. I am happy to contribute with a goal and for us to win.
â€śThe other times I have scored in the Premier League were one draw and two defeats.â€ť
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