Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet remains keen on signing Liverpool striker Fabio Borini, despite being consistently rebuffed for the striker during the summer transfer window.
Borini did something relatively unique to the modern game, refusing a transfer to Sunderland after having a £14 million bid accepted for him.
The Italian striker believed that he could yet carve out an opportunity for himself at the Reds, and has been granted a few opportunities to play in the Champions League.
However, this is nowhere near as much football as he played while on loan with the Black Cats last season, where he played a key role in ensuring that the north east side stayed in the Premier League.
It seemed natural, therefore, that Borini would move in the summer, but he did not. There has been debate over whether Poyet would go back in for Borini in January, with his Sunderland side requiring attacking recruits, and the Uruguayan boss has admitted that he will.
When asked if he will make a move, he said: “I would love to.”