'Must be a decent offer!': Sunderland fans react as George Honeyman exit nears
Sunderland skipper George Honeyman looks set to leave the Stadium of Light – and fans have been quick to react.
And fans have delivered a mixed verdict on the news, with plenty praising the 24-year-old’s character during a testing time on Wearside.
Here’s what they said on social media:
@danwalkerxx said: “Say what you want about honeyman but he had a love for the club and to me that’s important wasn’t the best and certainly wasn’t the worst good luck on your new venture George son”
@Transporter8T added: “Once this Honeyman deal goes through theres gotta be a decent little surplus for some loan moves before the end of the month... time for Coton and Co to earn their money”
@MichaelBowers15 commented: “Whatever you think of Honeyman, can we just appreciate how much he cared? Either way, if the deal goes through, good luck to the lad. He deserves #SAFC fans’ best wishes.”
@88NTaylor posted: “Good luck to Honeyman. Never gave less than 100% and loves the club through and through. In a dark period of mercenaries infesting the club, he should be held in regard for actually caring about #SAFC”
@JordanBray19 tweeted: “Got to thank the lad for stepping up as captain last season. Honeyman was the most average player I've ever seen play. Decent at it all, great at nothing. #SAFC”
@Shaun_ftm added: “Say what you want about Honeyman’s ability but his attitude is x1000 better than some of the others we’ve seen in recent years (Rodwell, Khazri, N’Dong).”
@christoph_21 said: “George Honeyman gets a lot of unwarranted stick and, wherever he ends up, I hope he proves people wrong. Not a world-beater but by no means the main issue in #SAFC's midfield. Immediate thought was: must be a decent offer if Ross is willing to let a favourite (and his captain) go”
@NeilJones34 posted: “Honeyman was never good enough to be captain of Sunderland..... nowt against the lad just isn’t good enough but nobody could doubt his love for the club and he always put a shift in”