Mavrias' move could be confirmed today.
There's no doubt that Di Canio will be happier when he has the Greek starlet on board.
"Until a player signs, I would prefer not to say too much about them," he told the Sunderland Echo. "But what do I know about Mavrias? I know him, I know that he is a very good prospect, I know that he's a very exciting player.
"But I don't want to talk about him, or any more about what was said about Sessegnon at the weekend because things you say about transfers can easily cause problems and confusion so I would prefer to wait and see."
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