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Liverpool fans react to Fabio Borini's performance against Swansea on twitter - 'bags to offer'

Fabio Borini

Borini made only his second start for the Reds this season, playing the entire game against Swansea City.

Liverpool relied on something of an Italian job last night as they booked their place in the quarter-finals of the League Cup with a 2-1 win over Swansea City at Anfield.

Though Mario Balotelli will take all the acclaim for breaking his goalscoring duck by finding the net for only a second time since his £16 million move from AC Milan in the summer.

But he wouldn't have been able to do that where it not for another Italian in the form of Fabio Borini, who made only his fourth appearance for the Reds this season. His inviting cross allowed Balotelli to equalise, and that gave the Reds the springboard to book their place in the last eight. 

Borini played predominantly off the right side but his movement and work rate troubled the Swans for most of the evening, and with his contribution for Balotelli towards the end of the game, some Liverpool fans would like to see more of him, and be considered for the line-up away to Newcastle United in the Premier League this weekend.

If he were to get a run of games off the back of this performance, it would be quite the turnaround for a player whose days at Anfield looked numbered in the summer when bids were accepted from Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers for his services. 

Here is what a few fans had to say on his display last night: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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