Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of Gus Poyet as their new head coach on a two-year contract.
Sunderland are expected to name Gus Poyet as their new manager by Tuesday evening, according to Sky sources.
Ellis Short says staying in the Premier League is an "absolute necessity" as Sunderland search for a new manager.
Paolo Di Canio has defended his tenure at Sunderland and insists he should have been given more time at the club.
Sunderland interim boss Kevin Ball will remain in charge of the team for this weekend's match against Manchester United.
Sunderland captain John O'Shea has confirmed that several players made a stand to call for Paolo Di Canio to be sacked.
Sunderland defender John O'Shea has voiced his support for Kevin Ball as the club's search for a new manager continues.
Sunderland plan to speak to several more potential replacements for Paolo Di Canio in the coming week.
Simon Mignolet is relishing his return to Sunderland and insists he never had a problem with Paolo Di Canio.
Ondrej Celustka believes the decision to sack Paolo Di Canio was made too quickly and is sad to see him go.
Former Brighton boss Gus Poyet has confirmed his interest in succeeding Paolo Di Canio as manager of Sunderland.
Sky Sports understands Sunderland have begun talks with Gus Poyet over their vacant manager's job.
Sunderland caretaker manager Kevin Ball insists he would be interested in becoming Paolo Di Canio's permanent successor.
Paolo di Canio's sacking was no surprise because the players hold the power now, says Kevin Phillips.
Sky Sports News understands Sunderland have drawn up a nine-man shortlist in their search to replace Paolo Di Canio.
Gus Poyet has emerged as the new favourite to become the next Sunderland boss following significant backing at Sky Bet.
Shay Given told The Footballers' Football Show that Paolo di Canio crossed a line as Sunderland boss.
Gianfranco Zola says he is flattered to be among the bookmakers' favourites to succeed Paolo Di Canio at Sunderland.
Paolo Di Canio was sacked after some senior Sunderland players complained to the club about him, Sky sources understand.
Sunderland's temporary manager Kevin Ball will be at the helm for at least the next two games, Sky sources understand.