Sunderland agree fee for Borini

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has confirmed that the club have reached an agreement with Liverpool over the sale of striker Fabio Borini.

Last Updated: 20/07/14 at 17:18 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer news: Carlos Tevez has no intention of leaving Juventus

Post comment

Carlos Tevez is enjoying his football in Italy and has every intention of honouring his contract at Juventus.

Premier League: Ramires hoping for lengthy stay at Chelsea

Post comment

Ramires is hoping to spend 'much longer' at Chelsea after passing the 200 appearance mark for the club.

All Articles

Fabio Borini: Helped Sunderland to stay

Fabio Borini: Helped Sunderland to stay

The 23-year-old spent last season on loan at the Stadium of Light from Liverpool, scoring 10 goals as Poyet's team reached the Capital One Cup final and defied the odds to stay in the Premier League.

Sky Sports sources understand the fee is in the region of £14m, and it is now up to Borini to decide whether to move on or stay and fight for his place at Anfield.

"We've agreed terms with Liverpool and we are waiting for the documents to be signed and then we'll move on from there," Poyet told Sky Sports News.

"Like any other deal you do, first you need to sort out the clubs and then you start working with the player 

"I'm hoping we can have him because he knows how much it would mean for us to have a player like Fabio."

Liverpool did pick Borini, who was Brendan Rodgers' first signing as Liverpool manager, to start Saturday's pre-season friendly victory over Preston at Deepdale.

But Borini scored just two goals in 20 appearances during an injury-plagued first year at Anfield.

The former Chelsea youth was signed from Parma in the summer of 2012, having impressed the previous season during a loan stint at Roma, where he scored nine goals in 24 appearances.

Good business by both teams. Borini was one of Sunderlands better players last season and came up trumps in the big games. Liverpool offloaded a player maybe not quite equipped to play at highest level at a profit.
- jamie_mul

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Premier League: Arsenal win 3-0 at Aston Villa to end the hosts' unbeaten start

Aston Villa’s unbeaten start to the season was ended by a devastating goal blitz as Arsenal enjoyed a 3-0 away win.

Premier League: Newcastle draw with Hull City as Papiss Cisse scores two

Substitute Papiss Cisse saved the day for Newcastle and under-fire manager Alan Pardew in their 2-2 draw with Hull City.

Premier League: Victor Wanyama earns Southampton 1-0 win at Swansea

Victor Wanyama broke the resistance of 10-man Swansea as Southampton left the Liberty Stadium with a 1-0 win.

Mail Box

Be Careful What You Wish For, Gooners

That's the message from a Man United fan in the mailbox. Plus, thoughts on Paul Lambert's new contract, the Alan Pardew dilemma at Newcastle and lots more...

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property