Rodgers as made it as clear as he possibly can that Balotelli was not his signing, and it would come as a shock if he were to remain at Liverpool beyond the summer.
Four goals in all competitions – with just one coming in the Premier League – is a dire return for the £16million the Reds paid in the summer for him, whilst his consistent injury and illness problems have left the Reds horribly short up front.
The fact he has only started one game since November 8 tells us all we need to know.
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