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Grayson - Sunderland Merely Speculation

Grayson - Sunderland Merely Speculation

You couldn't say Simon Grayson has entirely ruled out the Sunderland job but the Preston boss doesn't feel links are anything but speculation.

Installed as the favourite for Sunderland after Aberdeen's Derek McInnes turned down the job, Grayson insists he's fully committed to Preston and is planning for the upcoming season.

He told talkSPORT 2: 'As far as I`m concerned there`s a lot of speculation about a lot of different jobs, but I`m fully committed to working out what we`re doing for the season at Preston.'

Until he's told otherwise that will remain the case for Grayson.

'I don`t consider it [the speculation] whatsoever until someone says something different, whether it`s Sunderland or any other job.'

In his four years at Preston, Grayson has guided North End into the Championship and established the club as a second tier side with aspirations of pushing on towards the Premier League via a play-off spot.

His aim is to continue improvement at Deepdale.

Grayson added: 'We`ve had a good couple of years in the Championship [at Preston] and we want to keep improving. We were on the periphery of the play-offs last season and just ran out of steam in the back end of the season. I`ve been there just over four years now and really enjoyed my time. You just get on and do what you do and I`m focused on trying to get things right at Preston.'

Reaffirming his commitment to Preston, ex-Blackpool, Leeds and Huddersfield boss Grayson, 46, concluded.

'I`m fully committed to Preston and, if anything changes along the way, that`s just football.'

He'll always be forced to work on a limited budget but the stability at Preston has to make North End a better bet than Sunderland at this point in time, despite the Black Cats' size and potential.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday June 17 2017
Time: 2:49PM

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I like Grayson, had a decent team at Leeds but like so many before him and so many since Leeds just fall away at the end of the season.
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