AC Milan had to settle for Liverpool striker over one of the world’s best strikers

Mario BalotelliZlatan Ibrahimovic is a man who has built a cult following and huge reputation throughout world football as being right at the pinnacle of the sport.

From his outrageous antics on and off the pitch, and larger than life character he is a player adored by many.

In many ways, he is a Mario Balotelli type player, but one who knuckled down and really fulfilled his potential – and continues to do so.

Well today fans of the Serie A and specifically AC Milan will be pretty gutted to hear the news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic was close to a move back to his old club over the summer, from PSG.

The Daily Star are reporting that the AC Milan president desperately wanted the Swedish international, who is now 33. However, they ended up settling for Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli!

Our resident Liverpool fans enjoying a beer in the Tavern feel sorry for AC Milan, with them all agreeing they are glad to see the back of Balo!

What do you guys think of this? Have they lost out here? Or will Balotelli surpass Zlatan? Let us know below!

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