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Sunderland boss Poyet not panicking over slow transfer market

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet isn't panicking over a slow summer market.

Poyet has added Jordi Gomez, Costel Pantilimon and Billy Jones to his squad so far this summer, but had hoped to have brought more players in ahead of a pre-season trip overseas.

"I don't think the word is 'frustration', I'm a normal manager that wants his players as soon as possible," the Uruguayan said.

"There are things that are very, very close but we cannot get it over the line so that brings a little nerves because you want the players.

"The idea was to take most of the squad to Portugal on Friday, but it's not going to be possible, and it changes the plans because it's going to be a totally different preparation. Maybe we'll be surprised and sign three or four players on Wednesday or Thursday."

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