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Zlatan Ibrahimovic reveals truth about Arsenal and Milan transfer rumours

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed that Italian side Milan made an approach to sign him during the just ended summer transfer window. The 33-year-old was a confirmed target for the Rossoneri but they signed striker Mario Balotelli after the French giants made it clear that he was not for sale. The Sweden international […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

AC Milan chief hails Balotelli's change in attitude

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has praised on-loan striker Mario Balotelli for his "radical change in attitude". The Italian striker has returned to Milan on a season-long loan deal from Liverpool after failing to make an impact at Anfield in his first season following a £16million permanent transfer from Milan. Galliani told Sky Italia: "He (Balotelli) has had an extraordinary...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Early season review: Big summer spending still leaves Milan weak in the middle

“Nothing has changed from last season,” Milan coach Sinisia Mihajlovic said after his side picked up their first win of the season at home to Empoli. “We showed too much fear.” If this statement is coming from the coach, just imagine how supporters feel. After seeing their rivals Juventus pick up four Serie A titles in a row, it seemed only a matter of time before the Rossonieri...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan beat Empoli and capture first win of new Serie A season

Mario Balotelli watched on as goals from fellow forwards Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano earned AC Milan their first win of the new Serie A season - 2-1 against Empoli. Italy international Balotelli rejoined the Rossoneri on a season-long loan from Liverpool this week but was an unused substitute as the home side scraped an unconvincing victory. After a scrappy start, Milan opened...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sassuolo move top of Serie A with win over Bologna

MILAN - Sassuolo won 1-0 at newly-promoted Bologna to move top of Serie A for the first time in its history on Saturday. Antonio Floro Flores scored three minutes from time with a low, angled drive. It was a third goal in as many matches for Floro Flores, who scored in last weekend's opening 2-1 win over Napoli as well as in the Italian Cup. Later, Mario Balotelli could make his...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sassuolo beats Bologna 1-0 to move top of Serie A

MILAN (AP) Sassuolo won 1-0 at newly-promoted Bologna to move top of Serie A for the first time in its history on Saturday. Antonio Floro Flores scored three minutes from time with a low, angled drive. It was a third goal in as many matches for Floro Flores, who scored in last weekend's opening 2-1 win over Napoli as well as in the Italian Cup. Later, Mario Balotelli could make...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan vs Empoli: Confirmed line-ups

Milan face Empoli at the Stadio San Siro with Mario Balotelli starting on the bench.
Via FastOneTwo.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

AC Milan vs. Empoli: The second coming of Balotelli?

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com www.foxnews.com When Mario Balotelli was unloaded to Liverpool in a move that reeked of desperation on both sides, most AC Milan fans figured that they had seen the last of the mercurial attacker. Whilst his talents cannot be disputed, his prickly attitude at times manager to rub supporters – and even the club’s own leadership – the wrong...
Via Top-soCCer
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Serie A preview: Allegri expects Juventus to bounce back against title hopefuls Roma

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri expects his team to bounce back from their disappointing start to the season when they travel to the Italian capital to face Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. Champions Juve were beaten 1-0 by Udinese in their Serie A opener last weekend. Roma, meanwhile, finished a distant second to the Bianconeri in the 2014-15 title race. “Serie A is...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Conte: Balotelli must show he 'deserves' an Italy call up

ROME (AP) If Mario Balotelli wants to return to Italy's squad, coach Antonio Conte says he'll have to show that he deserves a spot. Andrea Pirlo and Sebastian Giovinco, meanwhile, will be called up to the national team for European Championship qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria next week, after their recent moves to MLS. Balotelli hasn't played for Italy since the Azzurri were...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sinisa Mihajlovic on the Empoli game, Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka

Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says new signings Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka are available to face Empoli on Saturday night. The Rossoneri will be eager to bounce back after last week's disappointing defeat against Fiorentina with former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli expected to start on the bench at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. "[Mario] Balotelli and […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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Liverpool's Markovic set to make Fenerbahce loan move

Fenerbahce are set to sign Lazar Markovic on a season-long loan deal - but Liverpool want the winger to return to Anfield. The 21-year-old Serbia international joined Liverpool from Benfica last summer in a deal worth around £25million but made only 11 Premier League starts in his first season at Anfield and has now featured at all so far this term. Liverpool are therefore keen...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool’s draw at Arsenal showed the benefits and perils of space over possession

Monday saw Arsenal and Liverpool play out one of the better 0-0 draws in recent memory, with each side laying reasonable claim to dominating a half and finishing deserving winners. It could have finished 1-1, 3-3, or 4-2, to either side, and the fact that it ended goalless only added to the intrigue. Viewers were kept interested until the very last minute, when Arsenal only just...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Brendan Rodgers’ tactics spoil striker’s Liverpool career?

Did Brendan Rodgers’ tactics spoil striker’s Liverpool career? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has completed his loan move to AC Milan after just one season at Anfield. The Italian had a miserable time on Merseyside, managing to score just once in the league in the whole season. On his arrival to the San Siro, he was obviously asked about...
Via Soccerlens
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli blames Brendan Rodgers’ tactics for woeful spell at Liverpool

Mario Balotelli claims manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics contributed to his woeful spell at Liverpool. The 25-year-old striker has returned to AC Milan on loan a year after leaving the San Siro in a last-minute £16million deal which Rodgers admitted at the time was a "calculated risk". It failed spectacularly, with the Italy international scoring just four goals in 28 appearances...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli claims Liverpool tactics did not suit him

Mario Balotelli claims manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics contributed to his woeful spell at Liverpool. The 25-year-old striker has returned to AC Milan on loan a year after leaving the San Siro in a last-minute £16million deal which Rodgers admitted at the time was a "calculated risk". It failed spectacularly, with the Italy international scoring just four goals in 28 appearances...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fulfilling a father's wish: Balotelli aims for Euro 2016

MILAN (AP) Back with AC Milan after a dismal season at Liverpool, Mario Balotelli is hoping to realize a wish of his recently deceased adoptive father: playing for Italy again at next year's European Championship in France. Balotelli's season-long loan was made official Thursday. ''I want to do well with Milan to regain the national team shirt,'' Balotelli said. ''I've just got...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli hopes to realize deceased father's wish at Euros

MILAN (AP) Mario Balotelli is hoping his loan move back to AC Milan enables him to realize a wish of his recently deceased adoptive father: to play for Italy again at next year's European Championship. Balotelli's season-long loan from Liverpool was made official Thursday. Balotelli says ''I want to play in the European Championship and I'll do everything I can to do so. Seeing...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Liverpool transfer complete, player unveiled in club shirt

PHOTO: Liverpool transfer complete, player unveiled in club shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com AC Milan have announced the loan signing of Liverpool striker, Mario Balotelli. The Italian has returned to Milan for his second spell with the seven time, Champions League winners. .@FinallyMario is back! / Mario è tornato! #weareacmilan pic.twitter.com/6YTW6ol0d9 — AC Milan...
Via Soccerlens
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good behavior clause in Balotelli's AC Milan deal

Mario Balotelli will reportedly have a good behavior clause in his AC Milan contract based on the rules abided by those who serve in the Italian air force. The controversial Italy striker is set to return to Serie A after failing to make an impact during a season back in the Premier League with Liverpool. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Milan have insisted upon a clause in Balotelli...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli Offers Words Of Gratitude For Liverpool

Balotelli Offers Words Of Gratitude For Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com New AC Milan signing Mario Balotelli has offered a note of gratitude to his former club Liverpool and their fans for his time at the Anfield club. The 25-year-old took to social media to acknowledge his one year stay at Liverpool, and has vowed to support the Reds in all competitions. He posted...
Via Soccerlens
8 days ago  |  Discuss

AC Milan prepare a list of Do’s and Don’ts for Mario Balotelli

AC Milan prepare a list of Do’s and Don’ts for Mario Balotelli - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has completed his loan move to AC Milan yesterday and has been handed a code of conduct on his arrival. Mario Balotelli in a AC Milan shirt after completing his move from Liverpool The former Manchester City striker is famous for his notorious...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious Case Of Mario Balotelli

The Curious Case Of Mario Balotelli - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Tired or just lethargic? Mario Balotelli is returning to Italy. He is going back to the club that sold him to Liverpool last summer. With one Premier League goal on his season-long return to England and English football, not many would have envisaged a move to another traditional European giant for the opinion...
Via Soccerlens
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Returning to Milan, Balotelli vows to 'work hard, talk less'

MILAN (AP) Cast aside by Liverpool after a miserable year, Mario Balotelli is returning to AC Milan knowing he has much to prove. Liverpool is sending Balotelli on loan to Milan after seeing the maverick striker score only one Premier League goal in the year since he joined from the Italian club for 16 million pounds (then $27 million). The 25-year-old Italian completed his medical...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli says AC Milan 'always in my heart' after passing medical

Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli said he has always had AC Milan in his heart after passing a medical ahead of rejoining the Serie A side. Both clubs have yet to announce the deal, which will see the Italy international represent the San Siro side for the 2015-16 campaign. A statement from Milan read: "Mario Balotelli has completed his medical. He is expected to arrive to Casa Milan...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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