Mario Balotelli

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Born: 12 August 1990; Palermo, Italy
Position: Forward
Signed: 25 August 2014; AC Milan; £16m

As the summer window approaches, we round up the latest Liverpool transfer news, including a move for Leicester City's Ben Chilwell. The window officially opens...

Mario Balotelli could be offered a route out of Liverpool this summer by newly promoted Serie A side Crotone. Crotone finished second in Serie B...

We take a look at how Liverpool’s borrowed men fared for their current clubs this week, with an improved seven days of action and productivity from the loanees.
AC Milan's Mario Balotelli in action against Liverpool during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Bank of America Stadium on day thirteen of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli says he has no intention of returning to Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejected as his side draw 0-0 with Hull City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With AC Milan's interest in signing Mario Balotelli on a permanent deal uncertain, Liverpool are desperately searching for a buyer this summer.

We round up how Liverpool’s loanees fared for their temporary clubs throughout the week - with a productive, if limited, seven days of action.

Mario Balotelli is yet to perform well enough to earn a permanent move to AC Milan this summer, according to the club's CEO, Adriano Galliani.
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A quiet international break has thrown up a number of Liverpool transfer rumours, including a move for Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels.

Another major overhaul could be on the cards at Liverpool this summer, if Jurgen Klopp funds his rebuilding project with a number of high-profile sales.

We take a look at how the loaned members of Liverpool’s squad performed for their temporary clubs throughout the week, with a good spell of action for the majority.

Struggling to establish himself on loan with AC Milan this season, Mario Balotelli could be be set to make a big-money move to China.

We take a look at how Liverpool’s 14 loanees fared for their temporary clubs throughout the week, with a rare week of little productivity from the Reds loaned men.

We round up how the loaned members of Jurgen Klopp’s squad fared for their temporary clubs throughout the last week, with a good amount...

We take a look at how the remaining loaned Reds performed for their temporary clubs throughout the week’s fixtures, with a pleasing amount of...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed club owners Fenway Sports Group told him to sign the problematic Mario Balotelli after he had rejected the player.
Germany’s goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen gestures during the Euro U21 soccer championship semi final match between Portugal and Germany, at the Ander stadium in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Saturday, June 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Jurgen Klopp has once again denied rumoured interest in a new goalkeeper, quashing speculation of moves for two German No. 1s.
AC Milan's Mario Balotelli in action against Liverpool during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Bank of America Stadium on day thirteen of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli will undergo surgery on Wednesday to resolve a groin problem and is expected to be sidelined until the new year.
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We round up how Liverpool’s loanees fared for their temporary clubs throughout the week, with a mixed bag of action at their temporary clubs. Mario...
AC Milan's Mario Balotelli in action against Liverpool during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Bank of America Stadium on day thirteen of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli believes he has started proving his doubters wrong after scoring the first goal of his second spell with AC Milan.
AC Milan's Mario Balotelli in action against Liverpool during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Bank of America Stadium on day thirteen of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Making his first competitive appearance for AC Milan since returning on loan, Mario Balotelli caught the eye with an impressive display.

Reports on Thursday claim Liverpool will be paying a fifth of Mario Balotelli's wages when the Italian returns to former club AC Milan.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli claims manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics contributed to his woeful spell at Liverpool. The 25-year-old striker has returned to AC Milan on loan...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 16, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli and Fabio Borini looks dejected as PFC Ludogorets Razgrad score a late equalising goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After the news that Mario Balotelli finally ended his Liverpool nightmare, one would suggest his time on Merseyside was nothing less than perplexing.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 31, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli's season loan back to AC Milan has been confirmed.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 27, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli applauds the supporters as he is substituted against Everton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

For Liverpool the latest episode of the Mario Balotelli Show began with hope, excitement and promises.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 13, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli in action against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli has completed his medical at AC Milan and declared his delight at returning to the Rossoneri ahead of his loan switch
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejected as his side draw 0-0 with Hull City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sky Sports' Monday Night Football saw Jamie Carragher, Gary Neville and Thierry Henry discuss Mario Balotelli's imminent exit from Liverpool.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 31, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli is expected to complete a return to AC Milan within the next 48 hours, with a deal between Liverpool and the Italian side now resting on how much of the player's wages the Reds will subsidise.

AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani has confirmed the club's interest in signing Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli on loan.
AC Milan's Mario Balotelli in action against Liverpool during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Bank of America Stadium on day thirteen of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli could be set for a return to former side AC Milan, if reports are to be believed, with a loan move to Serie A rumoured.