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Sunderland boss Poyet laments Coates injury

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet insists Sebastian Coates didn't arrive injured.

Coates is on-loan from Liverpool and yet to feature for the Black Cats in the Premier League.

"I think the problem with Seba is what the injury is," said Poyet.

"It's something very unique in a part of muscle which is under another muscle.

"He was fit when he arrived. If you saw him in training for the first few days he was very, very good.

"He was running with Antonio [Pintas, Sunderland's fitness coach] and we were really impressed, it was a kicking action that was hurting him then.

"But when he was running he didn't have any problems.

"It's unfortunate for him being Uruguayan, being my first Uruguayan signing, it was always important to make sure he was all right."

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