Premier League - Poyet signs new Sunderland deal

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has ended speculation over his future by signing a new contract.

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The Black Cats confirmed on Wednesday evening that the 46-year-old Uruguayan, who led the club to Barclays Premier League safety at the end of last season, has put pen to paper on a deal which will keep him at the Stadium of Light until 2016.

Poyet said: "I am delighted to extend my stay with Sunderland AFC after an unbelievable season and our famous great escape."

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