Fabio Borini scored his first Liverpool goal in over a year during the win over Aston Villa…
Fabio Borini’s Liverpool career was meant to be over. After just two goals in his first 33 games for the club, a red card against Arsenal having only come on as a second-half sub, and attempted sales to QPR and Sunderland, no one thought the Italian would be back at Anfield.
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But not only is he back in Brendan Rodgers’ plans, having started the last two matches, he’s also back among the goals – after his crucial strike against Aston Villa leading to a 2-0 victory, and saw the Reds continue to climb the table.
Of course, he’s not the only Premier League player to come back from the dead. Here are ten other current stars whose careers looked to be in jeopardy before a remarkable turn around:
10) Ashley Young (Manchester United)
Something of a forgotten man under David Moyes, but brought back into the fold by Louis van Gaal. Utilised as a left wing back, as well as left midfielder, a role he has taken to surprisingly well.