Fabio Borini finds himself in a rather unusual transfer situation this summer, in that Liverpool have already accepted a bid for the Italian forward.
Indeed, a £14million fee to bring him to Sunderland, after netting ten times on loan at the Stadium of Light last season, was agreed some time ago. The highlight of Borini’s Black Cats stay was this goal in the Tyne-Wear derby:
But the 23 year-old rejected a permanent move, instead intent on muscling his way into the Anfield first team.
Following the signing of Mario Balotelli however, regular opportunities to impress on Merseyside remain slim to none. Mirror Football claim that Brendan Rodgers has warned Borini that he will be frozen out this season.
Resultantly, the Reds are still pushing for a sale. Sunderland remain interested:
Whilst a number of clubs from across Europe have been linked this afternoon: