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Fabio Borini leaves hospital after scare

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Sunderland striker Fabio Borini was taken to hospital during the Premier League match at Cardiff, yet it has now been confirmed that he he is not seriously ill.

Borini had complained of feeling unwell before the match even started, although bravely played out the first half.

At half-time it after an assessment by Sunderland's medical staff, it became apparent that he could not carry on. The Italian was not long after, taken to hospital on a drip.

At the hospital, he was examined by doctors who later concluded he had only contracted a virus which was not as serious as first thought. Without further or do, he was discharged. 

"He is feeling better," Sunderland boss Gus Poyet said in his interview after the match, which finished 2-2 thanks to a late leveller from Jack Colback.

"We have more information, the doctor called me. He is not going to fly back with us, he will stay down here overnight, but he has been released from hospital. Luckily it is nothing serious.

"We were really, really worried as he was really, really sick so the doctor decided rightly to take him to hospital but he has been released now. It was a virus or sickness, so no problems."

Borini will remain in Cardiff on Saturday, and then will travel back later when he has recovered a little more.

We wish Borini a speedy recovery, and hope to see him back soon!

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