Ex-Manchester United manager David Moyes is the latest name to be linked with taking charge of Sunderland this summer.
Reports in the Sun today have indicated that Moyes is a target for Sunderland at the end of the season, when current head coach Dick Advocaat remains expected to depart at the end of his short-term contract.
However, only last week, Moyes stressed that he wants to stay at Real Sociedad after only taking charge of the La Liga outfit last November.
“I’ll be here. I’m not going anywhere,” said Moyes, amidst speculation linking him with Newcastle and West Ham.
“There’s always speculation, but I’m here to do the job.
“I want to try to get everything in place so we can be at our best for the start of next season.”
There would be question marks over whether Moyes would fit into Sunderland’s head coach / director of football system too.
Sunderland are keen to recruit a head coach, rather than a traditional manager, this summer and that has led to the Black Cats ruling Sam Allardyce out of the race to be the long-term successor to Gus Poyet.