Euro Football Rumours

Lazio keen on Sunderland striker Fabio Borini

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini has emerged as a surprise target for Lazio ahead of the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media, Lazio are keen on Sunderland striker Fabio Borini.

The Italy international was signed by Sunderland in August 2015 from Liverpool for a fee of 10.7 million euros. The 26-year-old has a valid contract with Sunderland until June 2019.

Since his arrival from Liverpool, Fabio Borini has scored 17 goals and provided six assists in 93 games for Sunderland, including only two goals in 26 games in all competitions this season.

The Italy international has been in fine form for Sunderland this season.


Fabio Borini has represented Italy at Under-16, Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 37 caps and scoring 10 goals, before making his senior international debut in February 2012. As a member of Italy national football team, Fabio Borini has won only one cap.

The Italy international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player Simone Inzaghi wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Europa League next season.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Lazio want 7 million euros rated Italy international striker to be replacement for their star Keita Balde who is expected to join Juventus in the summer transfer window.

Italian giants AC Milan are apparently trailing Lazio in the pursuit of Sunderland striker Fabio Borini.

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