Liverpool attacker considering shock move after approach, Klopp likely to sanction deal

Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli is considering a shock move to Chievo, who have contacted both him and his agent, Mino Raiola, according to reports from Gazzetta World.

The 25-year-old striker is currently out of the first-team picture on Merseyside after a disastrous spell as a Red since his 2014 move from AC Milan.

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‘Balo’ joined the Kop side from the Rossoneri following Luis Suarez’s Anfield exit, but after netting a meagre four goals in all competitions he was shipped back to the San Siro side on loan for 2015/16, and he again failed to impress.

Since his return to Liverpool from Milan, Balotelli has been left out of the first-team fold by manager Jurgen Klopp, who has publicaly admitted that the hit-man does not feature in his plans.

And now reports claim that he is considering a shock move to Chievo, whose president, Luca Campedelli, has met with Raiola to discuss a deal and has also contacted the striker personally.

A move to the Verona side may be seen a s backwards step by the 33-cap Italy international, but the Serie A side are hopeful that he will see the chance to play regular football as desirable at this stage of his career.