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Mario Balotelli

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Birthdate:  August 12, 1990    Birthplace:  Palermo, Italy    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  192 lbs    

January 31, 2015    Mario Balotelli News

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Balotelli is not in the 18-man squad to face West Ham on Saturday.

The return of Daniel Sturridge from his thigh injury seems to have pushed Balotelli out of the squad, as Rickie Lambert and Fabio Borini are both available off the bench.

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Mario Balotelli: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 29, 2015

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Balotelli (illness) returned to the pitch as a reserve in Tuesday's Capital One Cup match against Chelsea.

Balotelli had been off the pitch with an illness since Jan. 10, but he seems to be available moving forward for Liverpool. His squad will face West Ham on Saturday, a team that is conceding 1.14 goals per match.

January 25, 2015

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Balotelli has been off the pitch since Jan. 10 as he continues to deal with an illness, the Daily Mail reports.

Balotelli will be examined throughout the week to determine his availability for Saturday's match against West Ham. Assuming he does in fact play, he'll likely come off the bench as a reserve player, as he's done all season.

January 10, 2015

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Balotelli got off four unsuccessful shots after getting subbed onto the pitch in the 67th minute of Saturday's 1-0 victory over Sunderland.

Balotelli made quick work during his short time on the pitch, although his first goal of the Premier League season still alludes him. He'll be looking to end that streak when Liverpool faces Aston Villa on Saturday.

January 5, 2015

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Balotelli was subbed onto the pitch in the 79th minute of Monday's 2-1 victory over AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup.

Balotelli managed to get off two shots during his time on the pitch, one of which was on goal, although both came up unfruitful. Next up for Liverpool is a match in Premier League competition against Sunderland on Saturday. Balotelli has only made 11 appearances during the Premier League campaign and is a risky option in Week 21 as a result.

December 31, 2014

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Balotelli was subbed onto the pitch in the 83rd minute of Monday's 4-1 victory over Swansea City.

Balotelli managed to get one shot on goal during his short time on the pitch, although it didn't connect. He'll be looking for his first goal of the season when Liverpool faces Leicester City on New Years Day.

December 23, 2014

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Balotelli is eligible for Friday's match against Burnley after serving a one-game suspension for posting a racist message on his Instagram account.

Balotelli was very active in his return from a groin injury Dec. 14 against Manchester United, taking seven shots, with four on goal, after he came on at halftime. It's unclear if he'll be inserted back into the starting XI as he continues to search for his first Premier League goal this season.

December 18, 2014

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Balotelli has been suspended for Sunday's Premier League match against Arsenal for posting a racist message on his Instagram account, the Independent reports.

Balotelli is currently recovering from a groin injury and had a chance to return this weekend, but with Liverpool unlikely to appeal the charge, he will sit out and try to be available to face Burnley on Boxing Day.