Brendan Rodgers appears a broken man on the touchline these days.
Perhaps those late night sessions alone in his office with nothing more than cups of tea and a chalk board have forever changed the Liverpool manager. Yes he came up with the ‘3-5-2′ but now the ‘3-5-2′ is broken Rodgers looks fresh out of ideas.
The Northern Irishman was desperate enough to turn to Mario Balotelli for last weekend’s game with West Brom and the enigmatic Italian managed an amazing 0 shots on target, 0 assists and 0 chances created in a day to forget for the striker.
There is no coherent argument for playing Mario Balotelli that goes past ‘you never know; he might do something good’. However, these moments of brilliance are becoming few and far between.
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