Balotelli’s agent claims troublesome Italian will stay at Liverpool next season

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Oh no. This is probably the worst news we’ll read all summer. According to the Metro, Mario Balotelli’s agent has said the Italian striker will be a Liverpool player next season.

Mino Raiola and Liverpool have both been trying to find a new club for the misfit for several months – but with no success. Last week we thought he appeared to be closing in on a move to Besiktas in Turkey, but that’s now fallen through.

It was also hoped AC Milan might make his loan deal permanent – but after just one league goal all season they turned down the chance.

“His option now is Liverpool, and that is a great option,” Raiola said.

“I have not discussed Mario with Besiktas and I have never spoken to any Turkish media about that. I said last year they are the worst for writing lies and that is again the case.”

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Klopp is reportedly keen to keep the infamous trouble causer well away from his dressing room. With him and Benteke, we have more than £50 million’s worth of striker that we can’t shift.

Let’s hope he can find a club. If all else fails, we’re sure an MLS team will take him!

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