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​Sunderland lose forward Borini to injury for 12 weeks

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini is out for three months with a torn abductor muscle.

The Italian was hurt while taking a free-kick in the 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday.

The injury to Borini leaves Jermain Defoe as Sunderland's only recognised striker.

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