De Marchi Confirms Striker Interested In Joining Liverpool

By on July 11, 2012

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Fabio Borini is considering a move to Liverpool.

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Former Chelsea striker Fabio Borini is seriously considering a move to Liverpool, according to the players agent.

New Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is no stranger to the 21-year-old having worked with him during his time at Chelsea, while he also took the player on loan at Swansea in 2010. Borini has since moved to Italy and scored 9 goals in 24 appearances for Roma last season, earning him a place in the Italian Euro 2012 squad for this summers championships.

Sky Sports News report that Roma’s sporting director Walter Sabatini confirmed on Tuesday that the Reds have enquired about Borini, and now the players agent, Marco De Marchi, has also had his say on the potential deal.

De Marchi confirmed Liverpool’s interest and claims his client is seriously considering the offer to move to Anfield, saying there should be more news in the coming days.

“Roma has informed us of Liverpool’s interest in the boy. Now it’s up to Fabio to have his say.”

“We were alerted by Roma of the existence of this deal. I cannot honestly tell you the details but, as Sabatini has already said, we’re now seriously considering it.

“Would the player want to go to Liverpool? Honestly, I don’t want to commit myself as there will be more news in the coming days. Wait for that.”

De Marchi is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News

So it seems Borini could become Rodgers first signing since joining the club as he looks to freshen up his squad ahead of the new season.

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