The Daily Mail certainly have Liverpool fans looking up with interest here in the Football Transfer Tavern after they manage to spill two Mario Balotelli stories in just one article.
The publication claimed that not only did the Italian forward have a fit about the freezing temperature in Sunderland when playing away at the Stadium of Light at the weekend but it has also been made very clear that the Reds could actually have a buyer for the player.
Juventus are thought to be willing to take him on loan for the rest of the season and would consider a permanent move come the summer should the loan spell go well – and we think that is the best way forward for all parties.
Bianconeri boss Massimiliano Allegri claimed: “We would like to recruit him, but we do not know if it’s possible.
“Mario had a good season with me.
“Unfortunately he’s built up a character outside the world of football and everyone talks about what he does off the pitch. All coaches love to lead the best players.
“But Balotelli is a Liverpool player and I think first he has to think about playing well, sacrificing and giving his best – especially to show everyone who says he is an important player.”
We think that should Brendan Rodgers manage to bring in another forward, he simply has to let the flop leave and try to build his team from that point forward.
Liverpool fans. Do you want to see Balotelli leave this winter? Is Gonzalo Higuain the top of your most wanted list? Let us know your thoughts below.
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