The Italian looks surplus to requirements at Liverpool, where Brendan Rodgers signed him in 2014.
Liverpool are expected to close a deal for striker Mario Balotelli from AC Milan.
Liverpool have moved quickly to address concerns over Mario Balotelli's behaviour.
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The chips are falling into place on a potential Arsenal move for Mario Balotelli.
Arsenal transfer target Mario Balotelli is ready to settle down in life, which could interest Arsene Wenger.
The Italian striker has been consistently linked with a permanent move away from Manchester City this January, but might a short term switch be more useful for the player and the club?
Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, West Brom, Swansea, Norwich, QPR, Stoke, Arsenal and Cardiff City all feature.
Manchester City could usually be expected to be one of the big players in any transfer window, but uncertainty around their manager and the quality they already have in the squad could mean they are one of the quieter sides this January.
The Italian manager criticised his players heavily are the derby defeat, but he as many questions to answer as anyone, and his petulant attitude undermines the club.