Jack Ross reveals message to outgoing Sunderland skipper

Jack Ross says he can’t speak highly enough of outgoing Sunderland skipper George Honeyman.

By Richard Mennear
Thursday, 01 August, 2019, 16:50
Sunderland skipper George Honeyman is set to join Hull City.

Honeyman is on the verge of a move to Hull City.

Ross was asked about his departing captain ahead of the visit of Oxford, he said: “If everything concludes as expected then certainly from a personal point of view I can't speak highly enough of him.

“He's still a very young man and to come through the academy at this club and make it to play first team football is not easy.

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“To then take on the responsibility of being captain during a difficult period and, in the fullness of time, people will say he led the team out at Wembley twice in one season.

“He has a lot to look back on proudly if this is the end of his time at the club, but certainly how he conducted himself and worked every single day - he was a pleasure to work with.”