VIDEO: Rodgers lauds Balotelli’s work ethic, but needs to see goals


Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers met with the media on Thursday and spoke about Mario Balotelli’s slow start with the Reds.

“In terms of his behavior since he’s come into here, he’s consciously trying to work hard at the aspects of the game that we demand here at Liverpool,” Rodgers said. “In terms of goals, he needs to improve. It’s as simple as that.”

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Balotelli has not yet scored in the Premier League, and has one goal in four total matches for Liverpool since coming over from AC Milan near the end of the transfer window.