English Premiership

Borini set for Liverpool move

2012-07-13 14:31
Fabio Borini (Getty Images)

London - Liverpool have agreed a fee with AS Roma for the transfer of striker Fabio Borini, according to British and Italian media reports, with the 21-year-old moving to Anfield in an 11 million pound ($16.94 million) deal.

Liverpool are discussing personal terms with the young Italy international who is set to have a medical and complete the move during the weekend.

In that case, Borini would become new manager Brendan Rodgers' first signing at Liverpool after previously working with him at both Chelsea and Swansea City.

Borini joined Parma after his Chelsea contract expired last summer but was loaned out to Roma where he scored 10 goals in 26 games in all competitions, earning a place in Italy's Euro 2012 squad.

Roma bought half of his rights back in January when they entered into a co-ownership agreement with Parma. Last month they bought the other 50 per cent taking their overall spending on him to around seven million pounds.

Rodgers moved for Borini after Dirk Kuyt left for Fenerbahce and with Luis Suarez involved in the Olympic Games with Uruguay.

($1 = 0.6492 British pounds)

Read more on:    liverpool  |  epl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
04 April 2015
Arsenal v Liverpool, Emirates Stadium 13:45
Everton v Southampton, Goodison Park 16:00
Leicester City v West Ham United, King Power Stadium 16:00
Swansea City v Hull City, Liberty Stadium 16:00
Manchester United v Aston Villa, Old Trafford 16:00
West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers, The Hawthorns 16:00
Chelsea v Stoke City, Stamford Bridge 18:30
05 April 2015
Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur, Turf Moor 14:30
Sunderland v Newcastle United, Stadium of Light 17:00
06 April 2015
Crystal Palace v Manchester City, Selhurst Park 21:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Would Lionel Messi be as potent in the EPL as he is in La Liga?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.