Sunderland boss Steve Bruce: New boy Cattermole is a born winner

14 August 2009 01:35
[LNB]Black Cattermole: The midfielder has joined Sunderland[LNB]Sunderland manager Steve Brucehas no doubts that £6million signingLee Cattermole can continue to makean impact on the Barclays PremierLeague. [LNB]Bruce has pursued the EnglandUnder 21 midfielder, whom hecompares to Roy Keane, since he tookover at the Stadium of Light. [LNB]But the new Sunderland managerrecognises Cattermole,21, will haveto steer clear of troubleon and off the pitch tobuild on his impressivefirst full season at Wigan. [LNB]Bruce, thenmanager at the JJB,had signed Cattermolefrom Middlesbrough. [LNB]Bruce said: 'Maybe going to Wiganhelped him and bringing him back tothe north-east was an issue.[LNB]'I will haveto speak with him but he matured alittle bit in that year. [LNB]'He had a wonderful season for me and,if he can get better, we've got a hell of aplayer.[LNB]'He is competitive and genuineand has never gone out to hurt anyonedeliberately. [LNB]'He's a born winner.' [LNB]Paraguayan Paulo da Silva has receivedhis visa at last but is unlikely to featurein Saturday's visit to Bolton.[LNB]Bruce is considering recruiting Arsenalcentre half Philippe Senderos, 24, whono longer interests Everton.[LNB] Sunderland to pip Everton in race for Gunners defender Philippe SenderosWigan boss Roberto Martinez still wants £4m Mohamed Diame despite health scare WIGAN ATHLETIC FC

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