Fabio Borini 'wants to return to Italy in January'

Fabio Borini of Liverpool runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Thailand and Liverpool at the Rajamangala Stadium on July 28, 2013
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Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is said to be seeking a return to Italian football.

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is reportedly eyeing a return to Serie A in January to boost his chances of making Italy's World Cup squad.

The forward, who is currently on loan at Sunderland, is said to be seeking a meeting with the Reds to secure a move away from the Premier League.

"Liverpool own him and in the summer didn't want him to leave, even though the player wants minutes. He dreams of Brazil in 2014 and needs games," The Mirror quotes Borini's agent Marco de Marchi as saying.

"He's only had a chance at Sunderland after the arrival of Gus Poyet, but it is still insufficient. I would like a meeting with Liverpool in January."

Borini joined Liverpool from Roma in the summer of 2012, but his time with the Reds has been marred by injuries.

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