Report: China move a possibility for Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli

Liverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejected

The Reds will have to push a deal through quickly as the Chinese transfer window closes today.

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According to the Express, citing Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera, Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli could still end up moving to China this summer.

However, a deal will have to be completed quickly as their transfer window closes at the end of today.

The striker has returned to Liverpool this summer after spending last season on loan at AC Milan. He failed to impress in Italy and they opted against making his move a permanent one.

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The Reds are equally uninterested in having him long-term, with Jurgen Klopp openly admitting to the Guardian that the Italian needs to move on.

Given how poorly he has performed for the last two years though, finding a buyer may be a tough task for Klopp’s side. They will be keen to recoup much of the £16 million that Brendan Rodgers originally paid for him.

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According to Corriere Della Sera, one possible option is a move to money rich China, with the newspaper claiming his representatives have been in talks with clubs since January.

They will have to be quick about negotiating though, with the Chinese transfer window set to slam shut at the end of today.

Liverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejectedLiverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejected

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