"It's nice have players of quality
that you can bring back into the squad.
Individually there were players of quality
on the books, but it wasn't working as a team.
"We don't want to be losing players of quality
like Steven but that's not always in our hands."
That is the most important thing, to have players of quality
because that makes a difference.
It is a shame we don't have Cian in the team but we are fortunate we can bring in two players of quality
to replace him: RORY BEST
28 ( ANI ): Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson has said that Cricket Australia faces three key challenges going into the 2012-13 season: finding six top players of quality
and consistency, replacing an aging batting line-up and to show courage to "merge commercial imperatives with the playing health of the game.
While previous summers have seen great influxes of players and Sunderland starting anew, this close season will see a new strategy with the Black Cats only looking to sign three or four players of quality
to add to the squad.
"I think we've added two players of quality
who have a real hunger to play.
"They have players of quality
and experience who have been through it all before.
"However, it's a shame that certain players of quality
who have demonstrated genuine commitment to English cricket and add something to our game will be lost to county cricket."
"For a lot of clubs it will be easy, for the top five maybe to bring in eight local players of quality
means you will have to bring them through the academy system which normally does not produce too many in England.
Nicolas Anelka may have gone but Megson's side still have players of quality