Man Utd forward sends message to ex-Sunderland boss after shock decision

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Manchester United forward Amad Diallo has sent Tony Mowbray a message after his shock sacking.

The former Sunderland boss, who struck up a good relationship with Amad during his successful loan spell on Wearside last season, was relieved of his duties on Monday night.

Sunderland sporting director Kristjaan Speakman said: “We are now focused on identifying the right candidate and we will continue to support our coaching team and players throughout the interim period.”

The club has confirmed Mike Dodds will 'lead the first team’s training and match preparations until the process to appoint a new Head Coach has concluded.'

Following news of his departure, former loanee Amad Diallo was quick to react to Mowbray's sacking. The pair worked together to great effect last season as they Manchester United man helped fire the Black Cats to the play-offs. On Instagram and Twitter, Amad said: "Thanks boss and good luck."

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