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Sunderland boss Poyet hails Bridcutt winning debut

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet hailed the debut of Liam Bridcutt after their stunning 3-0 win at Newcastle United.

Bridcutt started just a day after completing his move from Brighton.

The Uruguayan said: "He knows the role perfectly. If there is one person in the world who knows the role I want that player to play, it's Liam.

"Not being able to play Lee Cattermole because he was injured for the last couple of games, it was a relief for me to have Liam in the team.

"I had no doubt about playing him today and giving him a debut because I know that he knows what I want and what is needed in that role."

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