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Fabio Borini

Number 29

D.O.B.

29 March 1991

Birthplace

Bentivoglio, Italy

Height

1.80m

Weight

76 kg

Position

Striker

Signed

July 2012

Fee

11m

Former Clubs

Bologna, Chelsea, Swansea, AS Roma

International

Italy

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Borini started his career with local club Bologna before signing a full-time contract with Chelsea in the summer of 2007.

It was at Stamford Bridge where he first struck up a relationship with Rodgers, who was operating as academy director before becoming reserve-team manager.

In his second season in England, the forward blasted 12 goals in as many matches across reserve and youth-team levels.

By the summer of 2009, first-team boss Carlo Ancelotti considered Borini - now an Italy U19 international - part of his senior plans and included him in his Champions League squad for the 2009-10 campaign.

In total, he made eight senior appearances that season, earned his first Italy U21 cap and was named as his country's captain for the European U19 Championships in 2010.

By now, Rodgers was established as Swansea manager and looking to secure promotion to the Premier League.

With the Swans entering the final straight, the manager sought some additional firepower to see them over the line - and he knew just where to find it, snapping up Borini on loan in March 2011.

Two goals on his debut versus Nottingham Forest set the tone for an electrifying spell at the Liberty Stadium, which yielded six goals from 12 appearances.

With his contract at Chelsea now expired, Borini opted to return to Italy in the summer of 2011, signing for Parma before being subsequently loaned out to Roma.

His star continued to rise at the Stadio Olimpico, where he scored nine goals in 20 league starts, including a brace in a 4-0 win over Inter Milan.

Firmly regarded as one of his country's brightest prospects, Borini made his international debut against the USA in February 2012 and was included in Italy's squad for that summer's Euros, where the Azzurri were beaten finalists.

Extract from bio on Liverpoolfc.com

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