Mario Balotelli hails ‘strong character’ Brendan Rodgers

Mario Balotelli is backing Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to get the best out of him

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Mario Balotelli is backing Brendan Rodgers to get the best out of him at Liverpool.

The Italy international has managed just one goal for the Reds since his £16m transfer to Anfield from AC Milan over the summer.

But the 24-year-old striker is enjoying working under Northern Irishman Rodgers at the Merseyside club.

“He is very good, a strong character,” said Balotelli in an interview with Sport magazine.

“And that comes out in the way the team plays. He can help me improve as a player.

“He is very open, everybody can talk to him – but first he looks at the person and second he looks at the footballer.

“With Brendan, you need to be a good person. You don’t have to be, how do you say it, a d***head.”


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