Why get better from your injury in sunny Barcelona when you could be in Sunderland?
That’s obviously what Barca ahead Ousmane Dembele was contemplating when he built the conclusion to go and watch the Black Cats perform Sheffield United at the Stadium of Mild on Wednesday.
The Wearside outfit were hunting to climb their way back again in direction of the enjoy-off sites in what is been a satisfying initial year again in the Championship following their advertising very last campaign.
Meanwhile, visitors Sheffield United were being wanting to widen the gap involving them and 3rd place Middlesbrough, who are warm on the Blades’ heels thanks to their revival under Michael Carrick.
And Dembele was certainly keen to witness 1st hand just how thrilling England’s second tier can be, as he was spotted viewing from the directors’ box.
Tv cameras panned to the Frenchman in the next 50 %, exhibiting him sat following to Sunderland operator, 25-yr-aged French businessman Kyril Louis-Dreyfu.
The pair do have a prolonged-standing friendship getting beforehand posted pics on Instagram jointly on holiday in Florida, and Dembele also congratulated Sunderland on their promotion previous time immediately after their engage in-off last gain over Wycombe.
Dembele – who has been out hurt since going off in the 1- win over Girona on January 28 – isn’t the only massive title to make an unpredicted visual appeal at an EFL sport recently, while.
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Furthermore, actor Will Ferrell was at Loftus Street to enjoy QPR perform Sunderland in February.
But unluckily for Dembele, Infantino and Ferrell, all a few dwelling sides lost their fixtures, with QPR getting rid of 3- to Sunderland, Millwall currently being defeated 3-2 to the Canaries and the Black Cats losing 2-1 to the Blades.
Wednesday’s loss to Sheffield United leaves Sunderland eight points off the remaining play-off spot, while the Blades are now 6 factors very clear of Boro and 13 details off league leaders, Vincent Kompany’s Burnley.
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