Jimmy Dunne: What's Sunderland's latest signing like? Is he any good? These Hearts fans think so

Jimmy Dunne: What's Sunderland's latest signing like? Is he any good? These Hearts fans think so

11-Jan-2019 05:00:00 | Yahoo Sports

Sunderland nabbed Irish defender Jimmy Dunne from Premier League side Burnley on loan until the end of the season on Wednesday - a signing which mightn't steal all of the newspaper column inches, but will most certainly give us a boost in an area that needs it ahead of what will be a testing second half of the campaign. Dunne has yet to register a single first-team appearance at Turf Moor yet but, at the age of just 21, he's played plenty of men's football on his rise through the game - most notably a spell where he achieved promotion and a league winners medal with Accrington Stanley, and then an incredibly fruitful loan period at Scottish Premiership side Hearts this season. What can we expect, and did he do well with Hearts in the early part of the campaign? Thanks to Hearts fan Laurie Dunsire, we were able to canvass the thoughts an opinions of a selection of Jambos from Twitter and their main fans forum, 'Kickback' - and it's safe to say that the feeling about Dunne as a footballer from Edinburgh has been overwhelmingly positive.

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