Liverpool FC have confirmed striker Fabio Borini has undergone surgery on a fractured bone in his foot, with the striker now could face three months out of action. It leaves Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers with just one fit striker in Luis Suarez.
A club statement reads:
‘Liverpool have confirmed Fabio Borini is to undergo an operation on a fractured bone in his foot. ‘The forward originally sustained an injury to the area during the recent Anfield clash with Manchester United. He then further aggravated the problem resulting in a fracture and returned from international duty with Italy last week. Borini was assessed by the club’s medical team upon his return to Melwood and a decision was made for the 21-year-old to have surgery. Typically, an injury of this nature requires a three-month rehabilitation period.’
With Borini Injured and Suarez currently the Reds only first team Striker, the stage is set for the 18-year old striker, Samed Yesil to shine. Yesil has scored 3 goals for Germany over the international break and to date the striker has scored 31 goals in 29 games for Germany’s youth team.