Liverpool and Sunderland fans react on Twitter to Fabio Borini sale

Fabio Borini has signed for Sunderland from Liverpool.

Sunderland have struck a deal with Liverpool to sign Fabio Borini.

The Italian forward returns to the club he signed for on loan in 2013/14, where he scored 10 goals in 40 games in all competitions.

He pushed to stay and prove himself at Liverpool last season, and received opportunities with Daniel Sturridge out injured, but failed to step up.

Borini netted only one goal for the Reds last year, and his chances dwindled as the campaign went on.

He was one of Brendan Rodgers' first signings for the club after taking over in 2013, but was unable to ever really establish himself.

Sunderland is a safe option for him, where he will have a fresh start to prove himself in the Premier League, but with the Black Cats likely facing a relegation battle based on their early season for, failure to produce could be costly.

Here is a look at how Sunderland fans reacted to his transfer...

And here's what Liverpool supporters have had to say...

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