Local time on July 13, Premier club Liverpool on the official website announced the signing with the Roma side Italy striker Fabio Borigni. It is the first signing since the Rogers took the office of the coach. According to the England media, the transfer fee is 12 million and the contract runs for four years.
Fabio Borigni has signed a four-year contract with Liverpool. He has reached personal terms with Liverpool and has passed the physical test. The 21-year-old Borigni worked with Rogers during the time he was on loan to Swansea in 2011.
Last season, Borigni has made 26 Serie A appearances for Roma, scoring 10 goals. In the game against United State he completed his debut for the Italian national team and was one of the Italian national team players for the European Cup this summer. Just one year ago, Borigni on a free transfer to Roma from Chelsea. From 2007 he began to put on the Chelsea youth soccer jersey, he worked in the Chelsea youth system for four years and was the ace striker of the Chelsea youth team and of the reserve team. He once staged a good play with 5 goals for a single game in the Chelsea reserve team when played against with West Brom reserve, but ultimately refused the contract renewal with the Chelsea because he failed to get enough time to play in the first team.
Borigni was very happy fort this transfer: “I feel very good to put on the England Premier authentic soccer jerseys again, because I was thinking of that one day I will come back to England. I know sooner or later I will come back. The negotiation with Liverpool is better than I have thought. I can show what I can do to all the people. We are qualified for the European League and there are many games to play.”
“I hope to make every effort to help the team to qualify the Champions League by scoring many goals. And I will do what the club hopes me to do and my teammates hope me to do well. Liverpool is a top club and has won many championships. I hope we also can do that in the future.”