West Ham set for shock £8m deal for Liverpool forward

first_img Fabio Borini 1 Fabio Borini is expected to join West Ham in an £8million deal.The Italian striker became Brendan Rodgers’ first signing at Anfield when he moved to Merseyside from Roma in 2012 for a fee of around £10.5m.But he has been a huge disappointment, scoring just three goals in 38 appearances, and has been deemed surplus to requirements by Rodgers.Now West Ham are reportedly close to clinching a deal for the 24-year-old, who has been capped once by Italy.The Hammers board have given new boss Slaven Bilic a heatlthy transfer fund and he wants Borini as part of a new-look attack after landing Marseille winger Dimitri Payet in a £10.5m deal.last_img read more