Bruce right to wait for Wick
boss Steve TITUS BRAMBLE insists Sunderland
Connor Wickham to fill Bruce is right not to expect Asamoah Gyan’s boots.
biggest signing The striker, 18, was Sunderland’s
out £11million of the summer when Bruce splashed
under Liverpool’s noses. to snap him up from Ipswich
restricted to just But Wickham has been
in the league. three substitute appearances
move to United After Gyan made a surprise loan
Br uce admitted that Arab Emirates outfit Al-Ain,
action. Wickham will be seeing more regular
when you’re as young But Bramble said: “It’s tough
a big price on your as that. When you come in with
big things fr om you head, sometimes fans expect straight away.
established player , but “That’s fine if you ar e an
In Connor’s case, when you are young you need time.
to ease him in. the manager has been looking
than to throw him in “It is much better to do that at the deep end.”