Sunderland fans vote Lee Cattermole as most influential midfielder

Sunderland fans believe Lee Cattermole is the club's most influential midfielder in the relegation run-in.

Saturday, 30th April 2016, 9:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 1:55 pm
Lee Cattermole

Sam Allardyce this week hailed the performances of the Teessider in helping the Black Cats try to avoid a drop out of the Premier League.

The Sunderland boss called Cattermole the team’s ‘driving force’ after teaming up in a solid midfield alongside Jan Kirchhoff and Yann M’Vila.

We asked Echo readers who they thought was the most influential player out of the trio.

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And Cattermole came out on top with 54% of the votes.

Kirchhoff, who has arguably been Sunderland’s best player over the last two months, was second with 45% while M’Vila got just one per cent of the vote.