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Wickham happy with first months at Sunderland

Connor Wickham is happy with his first months at Sunderland.

While the reigning Football League young player of the year is happy with progress so far, he knows he has a tough task to tie down a starting berth amidst fierce competition for places.

"Things are going well," he explained to safc.com. "To be playing in the Premier League at my age is an achievement.

"Personally now I want to kick on and start playing more and more.

"Coming from the Championship to the Premier League is a big jump but all I want to do is play football at the highest level I can.

"I want to show the manager that I can play at this level and that I can score the goals we need."

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