Mario Balotelli’s return to the Premier League could be confirmed within the next few hours after the Italian passed a medical ahead of a move to Liverpool today.

And Balotelli has been pictured in Liverpool training gear at their Mellwood training ground today, hinting a possible announcement before the Reds face Manchester City at the Etihad tonight.

He won’t have signed in time to face his former club, but he’s expected to be in attendance to watch his new employers take on the Premier League champions…