Writer: Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Wednesday April 23 2014
On-loan Reds forward Fabio Borini has been named as Sunderland's Young Player of the Year...
Italian international Fabio Borini has been rewarded for an excellent individual campaign at Sunderland with the club's Young Player of the Year award.
The attacker picked up the accolade, voted for by official SAFC supporters clubs, at a special presentation event last night.
Borini, 23, has made 35 appearances for the struggling Black Cats this term and scored seven goals.
Many of his strikes have been crucial, including Saturday's late penalty at Chelsea, which ironically helped his parent club's title prospects, and a stunning effort against local rivals Newcastle United back in October.
Borini was also on the scoresheet at Wembley during the Capital One Cup final earlier this year but couldn't prevent the Wearsiders from eventually going down 3-1 to Manchester City.
Gus Poyet's side, who three days before ending Jose Mourinho's unbeaten home record as Blues boss also earned an impressive point at the Etihad, currently remain bottom of the Premier League but can now climb out of the relegation zone if they win their game in hand.
Borini, who signed for Liverpool from Roma in July 2012 for a fee of around £10million, is expected to return to Anfield in the summer once his temporary switch to the Stadium of Light ends.
Manager Brendan Rodgers will need a bigger squad to cope with a return to the Champions League next season and is believed to retain high hopes for a player he previously worked with at both Chelsea and Swansea City.
Borini's debut season on Merseyside was hampered by foot and shoulder injuries which restricted him to just 13 league appearances.
Follow me on Twitter @superbag
|Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's 100% free to join & only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member or alternatively simply sign in using Social Media!|
Date:Wednesday April 23 2014
Liverpool: Reds Duo Excited By Klopp Appointment (Tuesday October 13 2015)
Liverpool: Sunday Supplement Panel Discuss Klopp (AUDIO) (Monday October 12 2015)
Liverpool: Klopp Calls For Patience (Sunday October 11 2015)
Liverpool: Owners Felt A 'Connection' With Klopp (Friday October 9 2015)
Liverpool: The Best Bits From Klopp's First Interview (Friday October 9 2015)
Liverpool: Key Jürgen Klopp Facts And Stats (Friday October 9 2015)
Liverpool: Weekly Injury Update (Friday October 9 2015)
Liverpool: LFC Confirm Klopp As Manager (Thursday October 8 2015)
Liverpool: Coaches To Depart As Klopp Jets In (Thursday October 8 2015)
Liverpool: The Weekly LFC News Update 15/16 #9 (Thursday October 8 2015)
|Don`t Rely on Lady Luck!
» Chelsea : 13/10/2015 18:51:00
|Sullivan Quashes Tomkins Newcastle Rumours
» West Ham : 13/10/2015 18:43:00
|Hammers Go Dutch!
» West Ham : 13/10/2015 18:35:00
|Ref Watch: Madley to officiate Swansea v Stoke
» Stoke : 13/10/2015 18:32:00
|Ivanovic Is Out - What Would You Do?
» Chelsea : 13/10/2015 17:53:00