Gus Poyet confirms Fabio Borini deal

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet confirms that the Black Cats have reached an agreement with Liverpool to sign Fabio Borini this summer.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has confirmed that he has struck a deal with Liverpool to sign Fabio Borini on a permanent basis this summer.

The Italian impressed on a season-long loan in the North East last season and played a prominent role in helping the club retain its top-flight status.

Reports on Saturday had suggested that the Black Cats had agreed a £14m fee with Liverpool for the 23-year-old's services, and Poyet now confirms that the deal is all but sealed.

"We've agreed terms with Liverpool and we are waiting for the documents to be signed and then we'll move on from there," he told Sky Sports News.

"Like any other deal you do, first you need to sort out the clubs and then you start working with the player.

"I'm hoping we can have him because he knows how much it would mean for us to have a player like Fabio."

Borini struck 10 times in all competitions for Sunderland last term.

Sunderland's Fabio Borini celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Southampton during their Premier League match on January 18, 2014
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