Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says he will only be happy if he manages to guide the club to safety this season.
The former West Ham boss was drafted in by Wearside club back in October after Dick Advocaat’s resignation and things have improved since his arrival.
Despite the improvement in performances, Allardyce claims he will not be happy unless he keeps the Black Cats in the Premier League, the win at Norwich on Saturday lunchtime having given the side a realistic chance of staying up.
He told Talksport: “It will only be worth it if we stay in the Premier League
Â“ItÂ’s a fantastic club, the supporters are outstanding and theyÂ’ve stuck by the team all the way through.
Â“TheyÂ’re so passionate about football, and IÂ’m a football man, so IÂ’m very happy here.
Â“But IÂ’ll only be really happy, IÂ’ll only be satisfied, if weÂ’re still playing in the Premier League next season.Â”