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Liverpool news and notes: Ings, Sturridge, Balotelli

Here are the latest Liverpool news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We also have a couple of the few Liverpool transfer rumors to touch upon. We begin with the latest story on the health of Daniel Sturridge. -(Daily Mail) Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is predicting Daniel Sturridge ‘s return to fitness will transform his side’s...
Via The Sports Bank
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Misfiring Mario Balotelli happy at Liverpool, according to agent

Mario Balotelli is happy at Liverpool, according to the striker's agent Mino Raiola. Liverpool and Balotelli have struggled to adapt to the needs of the other, but the Italy striker is happy at the club according to his agent. Mino Raiola, who also includes Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as clients, believes the Italy international will return "stronger than ever". "Yes, he is...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli happy at Liverpool; Odegaard will be a top star at Madrid, says Balague

The agent of out-of-favour Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, Mino Raiola, has revealed his client is happy at Anfield despite being left […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool coach Rodgers refusing to close door on Mario Balotelli

Brendan Rodgers has told Mario Balotelli he can still become a first-team regular at Liverpool. The £16m striker is yet to score in the Premier League for Liverpool and did not even make the bench for Saturday's FA Cup tie against Bolton, prompting speculation his chances of making it at Anfield have already passed. But Rodgers says he would never write off any player for good and...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool tell Mario Balotelli he needs to shape up if he wants to be selected for squad

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told striker Mario Balotelli he will not get picked for the squad unless he improves in training. The £16million summer signing did not make the matchday 18 for the goalless FA Cup fourth round draw at home to Bolton despite being fit after illness. Rodgers said he spent an hour on Friday telling the Italy international exactly what he had...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli on his way out of Liverpool?

Mario Balotelli on his way out of Liverpool? - originally posted on Mario Balotelli’s torrid time at Liverpool could be cut to a premature end if reports in Italy are to come true. Tutto Mercato Web are claiming that Juventus are in talks with Liverpool over bringing the 24-year old back to Italy. The report says there is ‘very little’ to be done to complete...
Via Soccerlens
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter transfer window: Five clubs that are one player away from dominance

The winter transfer window is open for business through the end of January, and thus far, activity has been sluggish. Unlike its counterpart in the summer, the winter window has generally proven to be less likely to produce many blockbuster moves. Let’s take a look at five teams that have an immediate need at one particular position where such a transfer can have an immediate...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli banned match for offensive Instagram post

LONDON — Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is banned from Sunday’s match against Arsenal as punishment for posting racially offensive comments online.   The FA on Thursday imposed the one-match ban and a fine of 25,000 pounds ($39,000), while also ordering Balotelli to attend an education program for the “aggravated breach” of its discrimination rules. Balotelli uploaded...
December 18, 2014  |  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...
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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