Sampdoria are trying to sign Liverpool FC striker Mario Balotelli on loan, according to reports in Corriere dello Sport. Mario Balotelli has had a miserable campaign for the 5 times European Champions, who failed to qualify for the Champions League following collective failure of their strikers. Much was expected of Balotelli following his 16 million pound move from AC Milan. But, the player was perhaps a square peg in a round hole in the system at Liverpool FC. He struggled to get in the team and made only 10 starts in the league scoring just once – a winner against Tottenham Hotspur. Balotelli is certain to leave Anfield and Liverpool Echo reporter James Pearce had said that Sampdoria was the most likely destination for the forward: “I would be absolutely amazed if Mario Balotelli was still a Liverpool FC player on the first day of next season. You only have to look at how fleetingly he was used last season to […]