Liverpool will offer Rickie Lambert in their attempt to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, according to Mirror. The Reds struggled for form in the offensive department after selling Luis Suarez to Barcelona last summer with Italy's Mario Balotelli struggling to settle down on his return to the English Premier League. Benteke, 24, scored 16 […]
Liverpool star has open doors for summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports from the trusted and reliable Gianluca Di Marzio website from Italy, outspoken Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero has opened doors at his club to sign Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli in the summer transfer window.
When asked whether Sampdoria would be willing to sign Balotelli...
When Liverpool shelled out £16 million ($24.6m) for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli, the Reds expected a goal return akin to the one the Italian produced during his time at the San Siro.
His Rossoneri return was excellent, 26 goals in 43 appearances, despite being labelled as a ‘bad apple’ by Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi.
Yet, what Liverpool got for its money was a player...
It should have counted.
With Liverpool tied with Aston Villa at halftime Sunday, manager Brendan Rodgers was hoping to find a spark in sensational Italian striker Mario Balotelli. Rodgers went with his gut and subbed Balotelli into the game.
Turns out his gut was right.
Balotelli scored what should have been the equalizer in the 88th minute, but officials disallowed the goal, instead...
When Mario Balotelli poked fun at Manchester United on Twitter during the team's surprising 5-3 loss to Leicester in the Premier League, the Liverpool striker would have expected some disgruntled replies.
What Balotelli received, though, was a torrent of vile abuse that was beyond comprehension.
''Go eat some bananas and get ebola,'' was one response. Another simply repeated the...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is the most abused Premier League footballer on social media - and Chelsea are the most abused club.
That is according to research which shows for the first time the true extent of the number of abusive messages sent to players, clubs and fans on the Internet.
The statistics collated for anti-discrimination body Kick It Out show there was an estimated...
Mario Balotelli hasn’t played much for Liverpool or Italy recently but he remains a starter on the all-Instagram team.
Balotelli told his critics to “shut up” Tuesday in an a passionate video post on Instagram. Balotelli divides opinion like few others in the soccer world, and critics take shots, both fair and cheap, at him whenever they have the chance. There’s no telling...
Mario Balotelli picked a perfect time to score his first Premier League goal in ages.
Balotelli scored the game-winning goal for Liverpool in its 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday at Anfield. The goal was Balotelli’s first in the Premier League since he returned to England last summer. The Italian striker hadn’t scored in 12 league games before finally notching...
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...
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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.