• Premier League

Fiorentina have made no contact over Borini

ESPN staff
February 7, 2013 « Neymar open to Bayern move | Chartbeat test »
Fabio Borini is concentrating on returning to full fitness with Liverpool © Getty Images
Enlarge

Fabio Borini's agent has denied talk that the Liverpool striker could move to Fiorentina.

Reports in the Italian press linked Borini, 21, with a move back to Serie A on Wednesday, claiming Fiorentina director Daniele Prade was in 'advanced' talks for the former Chelsea and Roma striker.

However, the Italy international's representative, Marco De Marchi, says there is no truth to the story.

"I have to be honest, I've not had any contact with anyone at Fiorentina," he told Firenze Viola on Thursday afternoon. "Fabio is happy at Liverpool because they are one of the most famous clubs in the world.

"He chose Liverpool in the summer and he's happy with his English adventure. If Fiorentina, a club who have shown they are ready to target youngsters with bright futures, are really interested then we'd thank them.

"But Fabio is just focused on getting back to full fitness after injury and thinking only of Liverpool. Fabio is 21, he's already changed five clubs and he's contracted to Liverpool until 2017."

Borini, who played under Reds manager Brendan Rodgers during a loan spell at Swansea, joined Liverpool in a €13 million switch from Roma in July.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
Close