Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has high hopes for new signing Fabio Borini.

The striker became Rodgers' first Reds signing after finalising a long-term deal from Roma to Anfield for a fee Press Association Sport understands is in the region of £7.9million. Borini will be reunited with Rodgers, with whom he worked in the Chelsea youth set up, for a second time having spent a short spell on loan at Swansea in the 2010/11 season.

And Rodgers is confident the Italian can play a prominent role in the coming seasons for Liverpool. He told liverpoolfc.com: "Fabio fits the model of what we're trying to do in building not only for now, but also for the future."

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