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With personal terms still to be discussed with the striker, Poyet is hopeful that he can persuade the Italian to return to the Black Cats.
"We've agreed terms with Liverpool and we are waiting for the documents to be signed and then we'll move on from there," he told Sky Sports News.
"Like any other deal you do, first you need to sort out the clubs and then you start working with the player.
"I'm hoping we can have him because he knows how much it would mean for us to have a player like Fabio."
Borini started for Liverpool in a 2-1 friendly win over Preston on Saturday.