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Possible Liverpool starting XI vs Ludogorets

Possible Liverpool starting XI vs Ludogorets - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Can Rickie Lambert score for Liverpool again? Liverpool travel to Sofia to face Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday night, where a victory for the Reds will put them into a good position to qualify to the knock-out rounds. The Reds are third in the Group B table with three points and...
Via Soccerlens
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli injury latest and transfer update

Balotelli injury latest and transfer update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Mario Balotelli is out of Liverpool’s UCL clash vs Ludogorets Liverpool travel to Sofia to play Ludogorets on Wednesday night, where a victory will put them in a better position to qualify for the knock out rounds of the Champions League. The Reds manager however will be without striker Mario Balotelli...
Via Soccerlens
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli agent dismissed talk of Italy return

The representative of Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has dismissed speculation that his client could be set for a return to […]
Via Soccer News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool transfer rumors: Balotelli, Martinez, Shaqiri

Here are the latest Liverpool transfer rumors that have been circulating in the Twitterverse, blogopshere and media world. Everyone seems to talk about Mario Balotelli being on the move soon, but where? According to one Italian outlet, you can rule out one destination. -La Gazzetta dello Sport quotes Mario Balotelli’s agent as saying that a move back to Inter Milan to rejoin...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Balotelli, Reus, Brozovic, Gary Neville

Mario BalotelliMario Balotelli’s agent has revealed that the Liverpool striker, 24, will not be making a return to Italy.(Daily Mail) Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 24, who has been a target of Manchester United, has revealed he is open to a move to the Premier League after recovering from injury.(London Evening Standard)  Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool...
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Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool were low on confidence against Crystal Palace

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool were low on confidence against Crystal Palace - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his side were low on confidence as the Reds suffered to a 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday. The Northern Irishman had rested goal-shy striker Mario Balotelli and started Rickie Lambert ahead...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool transfer rumors: Lambert, Balotelli, Redmond, Lucas

  It’s Sunday, so that means it’s time to talk Liverpool transfer rumors, and as you might expect, the name Mario Balotelli came up. Yes, we know he just got here, so you would think a move away from Anfield would be unlikely, but it’s not as far outside the realm of possibility as it may seem. Although he’s certainly been a model citizen off the pitch, he’s goal less...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli vows to turn scoring fortunes around at Liverpool

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is confident he will soon start scoring again and become a "top player" at Anfield. Balotelli admits he has made a slow start to his career with the Reds since returning to the Premier League after a season with AC Milan. The Italy striker scored 26 times in 43 Serie A matches for the Rossoneri but has since failed to find the target in...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers rules out early Divock Origi arrival to Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers has ruled out the possibility of Divock Origi solving Liverpool's striking crisis in January. Reports this week suggested that Rodgers is willing to pay an additional fee to bring highly rated teenager Origi -- who signed for Liverpool in the close season but was left with Lille on loan for the 2014-15 campaign -- to Anfield in the next transfer window. ...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli: The goals will come at Liverpool

Mario Balotelli remains unconcerned by his slow start to life at Liverpool and insists he will return to goalscoring form. […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Italy coach Conte: I haven't got time to change Balotelli

Italy coach Antonio Conte admits he does not have the time to change striker Mario Balotelli. The Azzurri boss called up the 24-year-old for the first time since he took charge in the summer, but the Liverpool forward sustained a hamstring injury in training which meant he returned to Merseyside without featuring in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia. Balotelli is expected to...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Conte warning for Balotelli

Antonio Conte has hinted that time is running out for Mario Balotelli to prove his worth to Italy’s national team. […]
Via Soccer News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Brozovic, Krychowiak, Shaqiri, Balotelli

Marcelo BrozovicArsenal are weighing up £5m move for Croatia international Marcelo Brozovic, 21, after scouting the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder during their Euro 2016 qualifier against Italy.(Daily Mirror) The Gunners are also interested Sevilla’s £24m-rated Poland midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak but face competition from Inter Milan and Borussia Dortmund for the 24-year-old’s...
Via Ghanasoccernet
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini rules out Mario Balotelli swoop

New Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini has ruled out the possibility of bringing struggling Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli back to the club. Mancini, who was named as Inter's new coach on Saturday, brought the Italian to Manchester City from the Nerazzurri in 2010, having previously worked with him at the Serie A giants. But despite 20 goals in 54 appearances for City, and...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five marquee footballers likely on the move when the transfer window opens

Football fans across the globe were let down this weekend during the international break. But there are still plenty of matches on the horizon, and the (January) transfer window is set to open in just six weeks’ time. And the rumor mill is already heating up. Traditionally, the in-season window is known as being the stepchild of its offseason brethren. This year, however...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Injures Back While Training With Italy’s National Team

FLORENCE, Italy — Mario Balotelli and Angelo Ogbonna have withdrawn from the Italian squad ahead of games against Croatia and Albania. Balotelli had been called up for the first time under Antonio Conte, despite his poor form, but the Liverpool striker strained his lower back and adductor muscles. Ogbonna has a left hamstring injury and medical staff decided not to risk the Juventus...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Conte: Balotelli injury a groin inflammation, not hamstring strain

Italy coach Antonio Conte denied Mario Balotelli suffered a hamstring strain, after the Liverpool striker left the team camp on […]
Via Soccer News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No Balotelli reunion for Mancini

​Roberto Mancini has ruled out a January reunion with Mario Balotelli at Inter after returning to San Siro as head […]
Via Soccer News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Injury: Liverpool star’s hamstring & Updates

Mario Balotelli Injury: Liverpool star’s hamstring & Updates - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of Italy’s European Qualifier against Croatia on Sunday at the San Siro after picking up a hamstring injury in training. Balotelli was recalled to the national squad by new coach Antonio Conte but the controversial Italian...
Via Soccerlens
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli leaves Italy camp with injury

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Mario Balotelli and Angelo Ogbonna have withdrawn from the Italian squad ahead of games against Croatia and Albania. Balotelli had been called up for the first time under Antonio Conte, despite his poor form, but the Liverpool striker strained his lower back and adductor muscles. Ogbonna has a left hamstring injury and medical staff decided not to risk the Juventus...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Italy striker Balotelli to miss Euro 2016 clash with Croatia

Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of Italy's European Qualifier against Croatia at the San Siro on Sunday due to concerns over his hamstring and groin. The Liverpool forward had been called into the squad by coach Antonio Conte after being sidelined for Italy's opening three wins in Group H. Italy are also without Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna, who has a sore left thigh...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli sustains hamstring injury

Mario Balotelli has withdrawn from Italy’s squad for their crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia due to a hamstring injury. […]
Via Soccer News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Debate: Is Mario Balotelli over-rated?

Debate: Is Mario Balotelli over-rated? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Mario Balotelli, the £16m new summer signing for Liverpool, has cut a sorrow and frustrating figure for the Reds so far. Soccerlens writers Tamojit & Saikat debate whether Mario Balotelli actually deserves the ‘Genius’ tag on his head. Is he over-rated?  Tamojit’s view: Balotelli is not over...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Sturridge Returns To Liverpool Practice After Calf Injury

Daniel Sturridge is on the road to recovery and he can’t return to action soon enough for Liverpool. Sturridge practiced with his Liverpool teammates Wednesday for the first time since suffering calf and thigh injuries, which have sidelined him since early September. If all goes well, Sturridge could feature in Liverpool’s next game — a Premier League encounter on Nov. 23 at...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Conte: Balotelli just a normal player

Italy coach Antonio Conte insists Mario Balotelli should be treated the same as any other player in his squad. Conte […]
Via Soccer News
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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