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Although they've already secured Mario Balotelli's signature, Liverpool are still reportedly keen on bringing yet another attacker on board.
After a seemingly endless search, Liverpool have finally found what they have been seeking all summer: a replacement for talismanic striker Luis Suarez.
The Uruguayan's time with the Premier League side was full of controversy but he nonetheless played a huge role in helping them nearly clinch their first title in decades and make a return to the Champions League after a few years.
Hence... Read the rest of the article »
Mario Balotelli is set to be Liverpool's marquee signing of the 2014 summer transfer window. The Italian striker is done with his AC Milan career and legend Andrea Pirlo wishes him well.
Rumors emerged a few weeks ago when the Merseyside Reds and the Rossoneri met in the International Champions Cup final in the United States. However, both clubs denied that a deal had been agreed. And according to Milan CEO Galliani, there was no contact from Liverpool even on Wednesday.
This Thursday, though, speculations became official: Liverpool agreed on a £16M transfer fee to... Read the rest of the article »
Mario Balotelli looks set to make his inevitable English Premier League return as Liverpool reportedly reach a £16m deal for the Azzurri forward
Liverpool look to be the team who offer Mario Balotelli his return to the English Premier League after the Merseyside reached a £16m agreement with AC Milan to sign the Italian striker, according to the Daily Mail.
The 24-year-old's agent Mino Raiola is believed to have flown to England to finalize the former Manchester City attacker's Anfield switch, completing his San Siro exit.
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Many of football's biggest stars have all taken part in the trending ice bucket challenge. Which video was your favorite?
With the rise of social media, it seems like every time one turns around there's a new trend that has quickly gone viral as everyone wants to get a piece of what's trending.
The latest fad, called the "Ice Bucket Challenge" initially seems like one of those silly things that attention-seeking teenagers do just to get a bit of fame on the internet. However, it's not--with many of the... Read the rest of the article »
According to Italian reports, Liverpool have now turned their attention to the Italian international as they seek to bolster their attacking options.
Will he stay or not?
Throughout the summer, the Italian press has been keen on linking Mario Balotelli with an exit from Milan, with Arsenal repeatedly being mentioned as one side that apparently were very interested.
They pointed to the link between the mercurial attacker and the Premier League powerhouse, namely their mutual sponsor Puma, and then mooted the possibility of a swap deal... Read the rest of the article »
Italian publication Tuttosport claims that Milan and Arsenal could enter into a cash + player swap arrangement for their two attackers
It definitely seems that the Italian press are very keen to keep Mario Balotelli's name in the papers, especially considering his future at Milan.
As recently as earlier this week, Tuttosport had conjured up a story with the enigmatic attacker being keen on a move to Juventus, which, although it is the silly season, seems as credible as the often-used, trite expression, "when pigs fly".... Read the rest of the article »
Italian newspapers, notably Corriere dello Sport, claim that the mercurial attacker will definitely not be featuring in a Rossoneri kit for the upcoming season.
Despite vehement denials from the Milan hierachy, notably Adriano Galliani, the rumor mill is still churning with reports that Mario Balotelli has played his last season in a Rossoneri kit. And it has definitely gone into overdrive over the past few days.
As recently as two days ago, there were some outlandish claims from Italy's Tuttosport that Balotelli even telephoned former Diavolo boss... Read the rest of the article »
After fallout with his own VP, Mario Balotelli is looking elsewhere, and could possibly end up back in the Premier League, with Arsenal.
After the disappointing World Cup campaign, the Italian community, used to always being a protagonist at international events, has focused the criticism on one player in particular: Mario Balotelli.
AC Milan’s striker only found the net once during the World Cup, against a weakened England that left the tournament with 1 single point. Largely anonymous on the field, SuperMario will remember... Read the rest of the article »
Arsene Wenger looks ready to move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli as the North London side are in search for attacking recruitment
Arsenal finally appear ready to move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli.
Arsene Wenger is a known admirer of the Italian attacker and is pondering the idea of bringing him back to the English Premier League.
Reports suggest the long-serving Frenchman is now ready to meet the £25m price tag that was slapped on the former Manchester City man by his current club.
And now... Read the rest of the article »
Just a day before the clash between Italy and England, Prandelli is sure the Italians will be ready
As soon as the Italian team landed in Manaus, the day before their opener against England, Cesare Prandelli released some final statements. Italy’s coach told:
"The sensations are great, we worked focusing on arriving ready both physically and mentally to this appointment."
Prandelli's sensations are great ahead of the clash with England
As to the Italian manager’s... Read the rest of the article »
Wenger is on a hunt for a world class forward to add to the squad and recent reports have linked the Gunners with a move for Italian international Mario Balotelli with Puma reportedly interested in brokering the deal.
The North London side signed a staggering 150 million pound five year deal with Puma after ending a two decade long association with Nike. Whereas the deal has provided Arsenal with obvious financial benefits the Gunners might be at the receiving end of further incentives.
According to reports in Italy, Balotelli who is also sponsored by Puma might make his move to the Emirates and the transfer... Read the rest of the article »
Mario Balotelli decided to celebrate his girlfriend's birthday by proposing to her, just days ahead of the game against England.
Just days from Italy’s World Cup opener against England, Mario Balotelli decided to propose to Fanny Neguesha on the day of her birthday. The Italian striker immediately shared the positive response of his soon-to-be wife on Instagram. Attached to the pictures, the Italian commented:
"She said yes.. The most important yes in my life. That was the place of my question! I Love you and... Read the rest of the article »
The mercurial Rossoneri striker is reportedly edging closer to a Premier League return.
Any Serie A follower is definitely aware of Mario Balotelli's situation at Milan.
From the time the former Manchester City and Inter striker returned to his native country, there were always the whispers that he was not wanted, especially with Rossoneri owner Silvio Berlusconi referring to the 23-year-old as a "rotten apple".
Now, with Milan failing to secure any kind of European... Read the rest of the article »
Balotelli posted a picture of Instagram featuring himself standing on top of Rio, instead of the statue of Jesus.
Today, Italy’s striker Mario Balotelli, posted a funny picture of himself guarding over Rio de Janeiro. Clearly in the mood for the upcoming World Cup, Mario is not afraid of making fun of himself.
The talented player, described by his teammates as extremely nice and a good comrade, posted the picture on Instagram. The cartoon portrays the Italian striker on top of Rio, instead of the... Read the rest of the article »
In a recent meeting, Inzaghi and Galliani decided that Balotelli will not be on the priority-list for AC Milan.
Serie A giants, AC Milan, have recently decided that Mario Balotelli will not be a necessity for the club. During a recent meeting between Filippo Inzaghi, the manager-to-be after the Seedorf-era, and Galliani, the future of Supermario was discussed.
Although Inzaghi would like to keep the striker on the team, should the player wish to leave, the club will try to please the player’s requests... Read the rest of the article »
Despite playing 71 minutes against Ireland, Rossi failed to impress and consequently failed to make the list of 23 leaving for Brazil.
The provisional list presented some surprises and some expected names. The Italian coach relied heavily on younger talents for the offensive side of the team.
In fact, despite rumors against their inclusion, Torino’s wonder-duo Immobile and Cerci were included. The two Italian attackers had an incredible season, with the Neapolitan striker being the top scorer in Serie A.
Less surprising... Read the rest of the article »
European hopefuls Lazio will be keen on heaping more misery on a struggling Milan that have lost their last three league games.
Preview: The Biancocelesti will be going for all three points against a Rossoneri side devoid of confidence
Seven days. That is reportedly the amount of time new coach Clarence Seedorf has to salvage his already difficult career with his former side. After a seemingly bright start, he retired midfielder has lost seven out of his dozen games so far in charge--including both legs of the Champions... Read the rest of the article »
Despite seeming to make a mini-turnaround, the Rossoneri still continue to struggle under new coach Clarence Seedorf. Will he be given time to try to turn things around next season?
Stating that the 2013-2014 season is a rough time to be a Milan supporter would be merely an understatement.
After last season’s miraculous turnaround that saw the Rossoneri move from flirting to relegation to qualifying for the Champions League, fans could not be blamed for, well, thinking that the roller coaster ride had finally stopped and smoother sailing was on the horizon.
After... Read the rest of the article »
Parma will be looking to continue their charge for European football next season against a struggling Milan side.
Preview: Parma look to consolidate European football at expense of ragged and wounded Milan
What a difference a season can make.
Last year, Parma finished the league campaign in 10th place, all in all, a good showing for a club of its size with 49 points. Milan, on the other hand, completed their topsy-turvy season in third, with their 70 points just enough to earn Champions League football... Read the rest of the article »
Los Rojiblancos need just 90 minutes to secure their place in the next round. The Rossoneri have 90 minutes to salvage their European campaign. Who will prevail on Tuesday?
Preview: Los Rojiblancos host the Rossoneri in a make or break clash for both sides
It will be a tale of two polar opposites when Atletico Madrid host AC Milan on Tuesday evening in the second leg of their Champions League tie. The Rojiblancos have gone from strength to strength so far this season in both domestic and continental campaigns.
They have been keeping pace with the powerhouses... Read the rest of the article »