Sunderland lunchtime round-up: McNair out for season and Ndong is getting better

Sunderland's Paddy McNair.
Sunderland's Paddy McNair.

Paddy McNair faces a long spell on the sidelines at Sunderland.

The club this morning confirmed the midfielder ruptured his cruciate ligament in the 3-0 win against Hull City on Saturday.

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David Moyes is not sure just where the Didier Ndong “rollercoaster” is positioned at the moment – but he is sure Sunderland have got a good midfielder.

The 22-year-old became the club’s record signing when the Black Cats shelled out £13.6 million to Lorient on transfer deadline day.

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