Borini agent: No contact with Italian clubs

Fabio Borini's agent has denied reports that Italian giants Inter are fighting Sunderland for the Liverpool striker's signature.

The future of Italian striker Fabio Borini may well be at Sunderland after his agent denied any Serie A sides had made approaches.

Borini was always likely to leave Anfield this summer and the arrival of Mario Balotelli looks set to confirm his exit.

Liverpool have accepted a £14 million bid for Borini from Sunderland, but it has been rumoured that he is holding out for an offer from Inter.

Over the last few days, reports have emerged in Italy stating that Napoli are also interested in Borini's signature, but representative Marco De Marchi has rejected those links.

"I haven't been contacted by any Italian clubs," he said on Radio Crc.

"Will Borini be Gonzalo Higuain's deputy at Napoli? I am used to working with concrete things and at the moment I can tell you there's nothing.

"At the moment Fabio is very relaxed and at the disposal of Liverpool's manager. Even though there's a bit of a saturation of attacking players there, he will win back a place.

"Mario Balotelli is an extraordinary player, a unique talent, but Fabio left an important club in Roma for Liverpool and couldn't show what he could do in his first year because of a foot injury and then a back problem. 

"He has two years on his contract at Liverpool, the preliminary selection for Italy has arrived. We can't know what will happen after August 31."

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