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News: Stewart Donald confirms Sartori stay & promises ‘encouraging’ Maja & Gooch contract update

Stewart Donald has taken to Twitter to update fans on a few things - Juan Sartori and whether he still has plans to stay with the club, the contracts of Josh Maja & Lynden Gooch, and the fact Charlie Methven was spotted without a pint in his hand...

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As we covered in this morning’s edition of Roker Roundup, Juan Sartori revealed in an interview with media outlet Teledoce that he will be giving up his entrepreneurial career, including selling all businesses, to concentrate on his political ambitions in his native Uruguay.

Despite fears that his 20% interest in Sunderland may have been included in those sales, Stewart Donald took to Twitter to confirm that Sartori will remain involved in the club.

According to Donald, the Uruguayan presidential hopeful is a Sunderland fan now and despite being busy, he is committed to the club.

Donald also gave a general update on various club matters, including Sartori, contract status of Lynden Gooch and Josh Maja and ticket sales:

Expanding on the Gooch and Maja update, Donald also replied to Twitter users to say that Sunderland are trying to finalise a deal with Maja and are hopeful both will commit their future to the club.

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