Liverpool – Balotelli will not return to Italy in January

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Liverpool’s Premier League campaign hasn’t exactly gone to plan so far. The Reds lie in 12th in the Premier League with just 14 points from their opening 12 matches. Daniel Sturridge has also been ruled out until the New Year meaning Liverpool have lacked goals in 2014/15. Mario Balotelli was signed by Brendan Rodgers for £16m towards the end of …

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Liverpool Update – Balotelli riles Rodgers with shirt swap

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Mario Balotelli faces disciplinary action from Liverpool after being caught swapping shirts at half time with Real Madrid defender Pepe. Balotelli, who is continually labelled as a handful has once again got on the wrong sides of fans and Brendan Rodgers for this incident in the Reds 3-0 defeat against Madrid. Speakng after the game to BBC Sport, Rodgers said, “”It …

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Liverpool update – Lavezzi could sign in January

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Liverpool haven’t exactly had the start to the season many fans hoped for following the impressive 2nd place finish of the 2013/14 campaign. The Daily Express are now one of a number of media outlets linking the Anfield club to PSG’s forward Ezequiel Lavezzi as a means to bolster their squad. Brendan Rodgers splashed £16m on maverick Italian striker Mario …

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Is Brendan Rodgers under pressure at Liverpool?

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Is Liverpool boss, Brendan Rodgers under pressure after a mixed start to the season with the Reds? Liverpool succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Basel last night in the Champions League, leaving them 3rd in the group sitting on 3 points, with Real Madrid to play twice in a row. Rodgers’ side have struggled once again defensively …

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Are Liverpool stronger than last season?

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The loss of Luis Suarez has taken many Liverpool fans back and damaged their confidence. However, a strong transfer window by Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has rejuvenated some belief once again at Anfield. The question is, are Liverpool stronger than last season? 31 goals in 37 games is a phenomenal fate whilst in the Premier League, something only Luis Suarez …

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Liverpool’s big issue. Is Balotelli really a replacement for Suarez?

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The deal of the weekend saw  Brendan Rogers cough up £16 million to bring Italian striker Mario Balotelli to Liverpool.  It seems an incredibly low figure for the Italian striker, no matter how much baggage he brings with him,  and is obviously a lot less than the £80 million Liverpool pocketed for Luis Suarez. But is Balotelli in anyway a replacement for …

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Liverpool complete £16m Balotelli deal

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Liverpool have completed the signing of former Manchester City and A.C. Milan striker Mario Balotelli for £16m. The Italian has penned a three-year-deal with the Reds and he watched Liverpool succumb to the force of his former club Manchester City as they lost 3-1 last night at the Etihad. Speaking to BBC Sport, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said, “I think …

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Liverpool in talks with Mario Balotelli

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BBC Sport this morning posted this on Twitter, something that will either get Liverpool fans jumping for joy or find their head buried in their hands… Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan to sign Italy striker Mario Balotelli — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 21, 2014 Liverpool have been looking for a striker this season to help provide consolation for …

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Mancini’s dilemma – Dzeko, Balotelli, Tevez… Who should he pick to play Man United?

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Every other manager in the Premier League would envy Roberto Mancini’s selection dilemma ahead of the Manchester derby: he must select two from Edin Dzeko, Mario Balotelli, Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero. That’s over £00m worth of talent. Crucially, each player offers something different, meaning Mancini can alter the balance of the side subtly. Dzeko is a penalty box presence …

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