Swansea explored the idea of making Borini
's move to Swansea a permanent one.
spent last season on loan at AC Milan from Sunderland last season.
played 28 times for Milan in the season just gone and shown previously- unseen versatility, appearing at wing-back as well his more accustomed attacking positions.
played 28 times for Milan in the season just gone, and shown previously unseen versatility, appearing at wing-back as well his more accustomed attacking positions.
said: "I do everything to make it difficult for the coach to leave me out.
While Alberto was withdrawn after 67 minutes, Suso lasted until the second half of extra time before being replaced by Borini
Yet, remarkably, Borini
now stands on the brink of a PS5.3million move to AC Milan.
says he is settled in England: "Italy will always be home but I'm happy here," he said."
, who will wear number nine, said: "I am delighted to be back at Sunderland.
Rodgers would have been able to increase his offer, had 23-year-old Italy forward Borini
(above) not wanted to stay and fight for his place at Liverpool.
, 22, was taken to hospital during the 2-2 draw at Cardiff City Stadium, although he was released after a couple of hours.
suffered an injury-plagued opening campaign at Anfield and was sent on a season-long loan with Sunderland in order to grow more accustomed to life in the English top flight.