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Fabio Borini

24-Year-Old Forward     Liverpool  Premier


Birthdate:  March 29, 1991    Birthplace:  Bentivoglio (Bologna)    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  5' 11"    

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Borini saw action in 12 Premier League matches over the course of the 2014-15 season, finishing with just one goal and one assist after a total of 392 minutes on the pitch.

Borini spent the majority of his season on the bench as four other Liverpool forwards ended up with larger roles than the 24-year-old. He's on contract at Anfield for another two years, but his best bet to see playing time over that time span will be on a potential loan stint with another club.

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Fabio Borini: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 5, 2015

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Borini has made eight Premier League appearances for Liverpool this season.

Borini only has 10 shots on the season and is a lackluster fantasy option as a result. He is often subbed onto the pitch at the end of matches and will need a wave of injuries to sweep over his squad to see his stock rise before the season comes to a close.

October 9, 2014

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Borini said that he is happy at Liverpool and will try to make a place for himself in the squad this season, reports the Daily Mail.

Borini insisted he will not seek a loan move in January in search of more playing time. He turned down some loan moves in the summer knowing his playing time would be limited, but he remains determined to create a spot at Liverpool for himself.

September 26, 2014

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Borini could be in the starting XI for the Merseyside derby on Saturday if Daniel Sturridge remains out with his hamstring injury, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Borini was all but told to leave Anfield if he wanted to get consistent playing time, but after deciding to stay and fight for his spot, he has appeared in a number of matches thanks to Sturridge's injury. Rickie Lambert is no longer ahead of him on the depth chart, and he could even contribute off the bench when Sturridge does return, though his fantasy value will be limited.

September 21, 2014

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Borini started Liverpool's Premier League match against West Ham on Saturday and took three shots, with two on goal, before being subbed off in the 75th minute for Rickie Lambert.

Borini decided to stick around Anfield after being told he wouldn't have much of a future at the club, but he has now come on as a sub in a Champions League match (Tuesday against Ludogorets) and now gets his first Premier League start in more than a year. While his playing time is a result of Daniel Sturridge's hamstring injury, Borini could be moving ahead of Rickie Lambert on the depth chart. Even if Sturridge comes back next weekend for the Liverpool derby, it's possible Borini could continue to play as a sub behind him.

September 13, 2014

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Borini came on in the 71st minute of Liverpool's 0-1 loss to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Borini came on for Lazar Markovic in an attempt by manager Brendan Rodgers to throw all his attacking options at the Villa defense. Borini and fellow sub Rickie Lambert looked rusty and ultimately weren't able to apply much pressure on Villa keeper Brad Guzan. With Daniel Sturridge (hamstring) out for several weeks, Borini could see a few more sub appearances in the meantime.

September 2, 2014

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Borini turned down opportunities to sign with Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland before the transfer window closed, and he said he is "very happy" with his decision to stay at Liverpool, the Liverpool Echo reports.

While Borini may be happy at Anfield, he isn't going to get nearly enough playing time to make any potential fantasy owners happy. He may get some playing time in some domestic cup matches, but he is unlikely to displace Daniel Sturridge, Mario Balotelli or Rickie Lambert for playing time during Premier League play.

July 30, 2014

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Borini (shoulder) is once again a target of Sunderland's, who had agreed to a transfer fee with Liverpool before he was injured during Liverpool's preseason tour of the United States, the Daily Mail reports.

Borini wanted to fight for his spot at Liverpool instead of moving to Sunderland, but the injury put everything on hold. Liverpool appeared ready to send him away, but after Loic Remy failed a physical with the club, there may just be a spot for Borini early in the season.