Poyet urges players to hit the ground running

Sunderland head to Swansea City on Saturday propping up the rest of the Premier League and without a league win since April, a run that sealed the fate of Poyet's predecessor Paolo Di Canio.

While Poyet concedes his squad face a "nightmare" few days getting up to speed with the way he wants the side to play, the Uruguayan knows time is against him as he bids to arrest the club's slump in fortunes. 

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