Premier League - Balotelli 'in talks over Liverpool move'

An Italian report claims Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan to buy Mario Balotelli for just £14.3 million.

Premier League - Balotelli 'in talks over Liverpool move'

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Italy's Mario Balotelli (AFP)

The rumours of Liverpool interest went into overdrive ahead of their International Champions Cup match when Brendan Rodgers praised Balo in his Press conference.

Now Italy's Sport Mediaset reports that Balotelli's agent, Mino Raiola, is already in contact with the Premier League club to discuss wages.

Milan CEO Adriano Galliani had said Balotelli was “99.999 per cent” likely to stay, but this phrase has also been used before other transfers.

According to Sport Mediaset, Balo’s price-tag has plummeted over the summer to just €18m (£14.3m).

The Rossoneri aim to use that money and reinvest it in Torino winger Alessio Cerci, who is also a target for AS Monaco.

Balotelli has found life in Italy even tougher than at Manchester City with a more unforgiving Press.

“I made a mistake bringing Mario back to Italy,” said agent Raiola after the World Cup fall-out, when Balotelli’s attitude and abilities were under attack.

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