Report: AC Milan in talks with second Liverpool attacker

Fabio Borini

AC Milan are keen on signing Fabio Borini, having just secured Suso on a permanent deal.

The 21-year-old Spaniard completed his switch to Milan, as reported by the official Reds website on Saturday.

In an effort to trim down the squad, Brendan Rodgers allowed Suso to leave, and he could be willing to see centre forward Fabio Borini also leave the club, with TMW reporting that the Rossoneri are in talks with the Reds over taking him to Italy as well.

Italian striker Borini looked set to be on his way out of Anfield in the summer, with Sunderland keen on signing him permanently after a successful loan spell at the Stadium of Light. However, as reported by the Mail, the 23-year-old former Chelsea prospect stayed with Liverpool to fight for his place, something he has done with little success. 12 games in all competitions have brought a return of just one goal, which was scored this weekend in the 2-0 victory over Aston Villa.

With goalscoring at a premium on Merseyside, it is expected that Liverpool will work hard in the transfer window to secure a striker, and, although the Mirror is reporting that Rodgers intends to stay quiet for the remainder of the month, Borini will likely be shipped out if a strong replacement is found.

This leaves Milan with a real chance of signing the forward, although they face a battle with the Reds over what type of deal is agreed. The Serie A side want a loan deal, but the TMW report indicates that Liverpool would only be keen on selling him permanently to finance the arrival of a new forward.

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