Sunderland performed their remaining match earlier than the break for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Friday evening and ended the primary portion of the marketing campaign on a excessive by beating Birmingham 2-1 away from residence.
They don’t have one other Championship fixture till December and Tony Mowbray now has his first likelihood to have a couple of weeks to work with the workforce on the coaching pitch, having being thrown in on the deep finish in August after Alex Neil’s departure.
Nonetheless, he won’t have a full squad to work with as two of his gamers are jetting off to Qatar to signify their nations on the event.
Jewison Bennette and Bailey Wright are in competition to characteristic on the World Cup for Costa Rica and Australia respectively with Mowbray saying this concerning the former:
“Jewison is a younger boy who has bought fantastic expertise. It is going to be a tremendous expertise for him and he ought to go alongside, get pleasure from it and see what occurs.
Is Bennette a future star for Sunderland?
“There are some wonderful groups in his group however attempt to do your nation proud whenever you get a chance.”
The 18-year-old has a implausible alternative to showcase his abilities on the world stage and he might return to the Stadium of Gentle as a participant stuffed with confidence heading into the second half of the marketing campaign if he enjoys his time on the event.
Bennette, who journalist Josh Bunting known as a “star boy“, is a promising younger participant with loads of potential to develop and Mowbray might look to develop him into turning into his subsequent Adam Armstrong for Sunderland.
The Black Cats boss labored with the present Southampton attacker at Coventry and Blackburn earlier in his profession and developed him into being an attacker who often supplied high quality on the high finish of the pitch.
Armstrong, who can play out vast on the left and thru the center as a centre-forward, scored 84 objectives and supplied 24 assists in 200 appearances while working with Mowbray over the course of 5 seasons with the 2 aforementioned golf equipment.
Bennette has proven promise as a goalscoring winger and could possibly be utilised in the same function to the Englishman by taking part in as an inside left ahead or as a striker in a entrance two, like the present Saints man.
Within the 2022/23 marketing campaign, the 18-year-old has scored three objectives and supplied two assists in 4 begins for Sunderland and Herediano mixed, while additionally scoring two objectives in two caps for Costa Rica.
Subsequently, Mowbray, who beforehand dubbed the gem “electrical“, might unearth his subsequent Armstrong by serving to Bennette so as to add consistency to his sport over the course of a whole season, permitting him to rack up huge goalscoring numbers for the Black Cats.
He might turn into being a deadly scorer, who may also create for his teammates, as he good points extra expertise and adapts to life in England however it’s now all the way down to him and the Sunderland supervisor to make sure that he progresses within the coming months and seasons to come back.