Sunderland supporters have been quick to have their say about the imminent departure of Sam Allardyce to England.
David Moyes looks set to replace him in the dugout at the Stadium of Light, with the former Manchester United and Everton boss eager for a return to Premier League management.
SamsonTheCat wrote: "I don't feel that DM would have been most peoples first choice to succeed SA, then again its not as if we were blessed with with a load of high-class alternatives, while theres also the time factor to consider, ie a month maximum preparation time before the big KO, so hopefully we can get a deal sorted ASAP."
Manx Mackem added: "I can't say that the potential appointment of Moyes excites me at all, but having said that, I dis say the same thing on Sam joining us, so what do I know!"
Once upon a time_2 wrote: "The King is dead, long live the King!' Welcome , welcome David, if it is to be you.
"Give Our Glorious Club what you gave Everton and you'll achieve the status of an immortal."
MickTheMackem added: "He's turned us down twice. If David Moyes does come, I'm sure he'll be another who is out the door in a season or less. Mr. Short likes doing that."
Edinburghmackem said: "With 3 weeks to go till the season starts and 6 weeks till the end of the transfer window, let`s press to get the business done, say cheerio to Sam and welcome to Moyes who has the PL experience to achieve at least what Sam would have done had he stayed.
"Sam has left the building blocks of a good team behind so I believe Moyes can take it on from there."
Pigs do Fly wrote: "WELCOME ABOARD DAVID."
Meanwhile, supporters have been quick to leave their comments over on our Sunderland AFC Facebook page:
Pauline Bate said: "Hope so.. bring David Moyes in now don't leave it too long.
We are running out of time.."
Maggie Leadbeater added: "Thanks Sam for keeping us up...good luck in your new post ,make us all proud."
Pauland Di Shepherd said: "Best of luck Sam,new manager needs to hit the ground running,no new signings and season only a month away."
Julie Smith added: "Gutted gutted absolutely gutted he's going. Short time at the club but a big job done. Good luck."
Barry Burns said: "Not interested in Sam Allardyce, interested in who our new manager is and what players we are going to buy or as always are we going to wait until we are threatened with relegation before the owner puts his hand in his pocket."