Liverpool striker Borini relaxed on goal drought

The 21-year-old forward has struggled to make an impact in the final third since moving to Anfield in the summer from Italian giants Roma, but he is not letting his form faze him
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has insisted that the goals will come sooner rather than later after a slow start to life on Merseyside.

After being signed by Brendan Rodgers in the summer for a fee in the region of £10 million, the Italian international has only hit the back of the net once in his eight appearances for the first-team, with that solitary strike coming in the Europa League against FC Gomel, but the 21-year-old remains calm about his form in front of goal.

"It's just a matter of time for me," Borini told reporters.

"The same thing happened last season. I scored one goal before October, then got injured for three months and after that I scored my second goal in January. From January until March I scored eight goals.

"I know from past experience that the goals will come. In Swansea I scored six goals from March until May. The goals do come."

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One of the main reasons for the goal drought, which now stretches to six games, including four league appearances, is that Borini feels that being played out wide has not helped his chances in terms of scoring goals before going on to state that he does not feel any pressure to perform at the minute despite his price-tag.

He added: "The position I have been playing at Liverpool has been different as well. It hasn't been as the main striker.

"Luis Suarez is the centre-forward and he has scored five goals in six games.

"I know I have been bought to score goals but I don't feel the pressure. I don't need to rush my performances. I'm working hard every day in training and the goals will come."