Has a Sunderland fan account just discovered a secret Michael Beale social account posting pro-Beale tweets?

Former Sunderland boss Michael Beale.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Michael Beale's swift tenure at Sunderland has been brought into question after an anonymous social media account has been linked to him.

The 52-year-old was only appointed manager at the Stadium of Light before Christmas, but after winning two of his twelve games in charge, the Black Cats have acted to dismiss him.

Disputes behind the scenes are said to have caused a rift in the club's relationship with the former Rangers manager, with Will Still and Steve Cooper emerging as favourites to replace him in the summer.

Sunderland manager Michael Beale snubs Trai Hume's offer for a handshake against Birmingham

Sunderland manager Michael Beale supposedly snubs Trai Hume's offer for a handshake against Birmingham, he claims he didn't see the player (Image credit: Getty Images)

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