Fabio Borini sends confident message on Twitter ahead of Sunderland v Stoke

Sunderland will take on Stoke City at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his excitement at the prospect of facing Stoke City this weekend.

The Black Cats will take on Stoke at the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, and Italy international Borini is looking forward to the game.

Sunderland will head into the match on the back of a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace away from home at Selhurst Park.

The Black Cats are third from bottom in the Premier League table at the moment with nine points from 13 matches, just a point behind 17th-place Newcastle United.

Borini, who joined Sunderland from Premier League rivals Liverpool in the summer transfer window, has failed to score in six league matches for Sam Allardyce’s side so far this season.

The former Chelsea striker has a pass accuracy of 75% and a shot accuracy of 29%, and has won three headers, eight dribbles and two tackles.

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