'New billionaire owner, salary cap lifted and Charlie Wyke turns into Lewandowski' - Delighted Sunderland fans react as Kyril Louis-Dreyfus watches Charlie Wyke net hat-trick against Doncaster Rovers

Sunderland fans have reacted with delight as Kyril Louis-Dreyfus watched Charlie Wyke net a first-half hat-trick against Doncaster Rovers.

By Richard Mennear
Saturday, 13th February 2021, 3:44 pm

The incoming Sunderland owner made a brief appearance pitchside ahead of the game to take in the surroundings at the Stadium of Light having emerged from the tunnel.

He has spent time on Wearside this week at the Academy of Light and the Stadium of Light and watched Wyke score a hat-trick in the first half against Doncaster Rovers.

And fans were delighted to see him in the stands for the League One game. Here’s some of the best fan reaction from social media:

Alex McCain @AM_SAFC197: Kyril there in the stands considering whether he wants Messi or Ronaldo to warm the bench for Wyke.

Spencer Davison @SAFCSpencer tweeted: “Much better showing this time”

RyanC98 @RyanC2408 tweeted: “My owner!”

RobbieSafc @robbie_safc tweeted: "Learned that charlie wyke is GOAT”

Kyril Louis-Dreyfus watches on.

Jamie Collin @coldfoot80 tweeted: “New billionaire owner , salary cap lifted and Charlie Wyke turns into lewandowski #SAFC”

Louis-Dreyfus also attended the Shrewsbury Town defeat in midweek.

The Echo has approached the EFL for comment about the process but they have again declined, they do not usually comment on ongoing takeover deals.

Sunderland are waiting for final approval from the EFL, which once granted will see Stewart Donald sell a majority of his shares to Louis-Dreyfus, who will take charge at the Stadium of Light.

Kyril Louis-Dreyfus.

On Tuesday night, the prospective new chairman watched on alongside Sporting Director Kristjaan Speakman, who will be the key figure in leading the planned overhaul of the club's footballing structure.

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