A fortnight ago, the Belgian international destroyed the Black Cats with a dazzling display, scoring twice and setting up another goal in the visitors' thrilling 4-3 win.
Poyet wants no repeat on this occasion.
"I may make a call to Jose telling him not to play Edin after what happened last time," he joked.
"In another way, it would be nice to see him playing and us sorting him out, marking him well and ensuring he is not the outstanding player he was then.
"That would be the challenge for us,."
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