Sunderland boss Gus Poyet hopes for success this week over a deal for Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.

Poyet is hoping to have an answer soon as to whether Liverpool striker Fabio Borini - his main transfer target - will join the club.

The Italian is said to have turned down a permanent move to Wearside but Poyet has not given up on his man just yet.

"I think we're getting close to a final decision either way because it's been a bit too long," said the Black Cats boss.

"It's time now that it's a yes coming or a no as we need to move on."

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