According to Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, troubled forward Mario Balotelli has finally found his feet at the club and things have clicked for him.
Given he arrived in the summer for £16 million and already had experience in the top flight of English football, you could be forgiven for thinking it is about time, but after much abuse from the press and a fair bit of criticism from the fans and even his own manager, the Italian seems to be finally turning things around and making a go of his second chance in English football.
His rediscovery of where the back of the net is comes at the ideal time for Brendan Rodgers, with a fight for the top four on his hands and every player needed. With that in mind, we have taken a look at five reasons the ‘penny has dropped’ for Balotelli.
Click on the forward himself to see why we think things have turned around at just the right time.
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