Liverpool target ex-Chelsea starlet

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Liverpool are being linked with a summer move for Italian starlet Fabio Borini.

The Daily Mirror reports that Brendan Rodgers has already approached Parma over a switch to Anfield, with the Northern Irishman eager to work with the 21-year-old for a third time in his career.

Borini was a youth team player at Bologna before signing for Chelsea in 2007, but struggled to break into the first team during his four-years at Stamford Bridge.

Having coached the player during his time with the Blues, then-Swansea boss Rodgers brought Borini to the Liberty Stadium on loan during the club’s run to the play-off final and promotion.

Parma already had an agreement in place to bring the player to Serie ‘A’ however, meaning the Swans were unable to make the move permanent. He again found himself out on loan, this time at Roma.

His performances for the Giallorossi led to an Italy call-up for Euro 2012, with comparisons to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made by the newspaper.

Yet to make a formal bid, it’s claimed that Liverpool will need to pay in the region of £10 million to bring the player to Merseyside.

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