Liverpool transfer latest: Balotelli NOT set for Besiktas switch, insists agent

first_imgLiverpool flop Mario Balotelli is not on his way to Besiktas, according to his agent.The striker has endured a miserable time at Anfield since moving their in the summer of 2014 and he spent the second half of last season on loan at AC Milan.It had been reported that Besiktas were now ready to pounce for the 25-year-old after expressing an interest in the player.However, the Turkish club’s sporting director played down the reports and insisted they were ‘not interested’ in signing the Reds flop.And now Balotelli’s agent, Mino Raiola, has claimed that story is completely false and came to light after a journalist pretended to be the Besiktas president.“They made up out of the blue the interest of Besiktas in Balotelli,” Raiola told Marca.“A journalist called me, pretending to be the president of the Turkish club.“Mario has to return to Liverpool and speak with his coach Jurgen Klopp.” Will Mario Balotelli end up staying at Liverpool this summer? 1last_img