The former Liverpool forward may have scored just four goals for the Black Cats this season, with Sam Allardyce's men struggling in the Premier League, but he has now compared himself to Bayern Munich superstar Thomas Muller.
“I call my role a blind job because people don’t notice the work you’re doing,” Borini told the Guardian. “I feel a bit like Thomas Muller at Bayern Munich – they pick him because he does a lot of blind jobs, which makes things easier for everyone else.”
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It's not at all like Muller has scored 31 goals in all competitions in a team that is chasing both the Bundesliga and the Champions League now is it, Fabio?
Sunderland fans will surely be hoping that Borini can channel his inner Muller against Stoke City this weekend.