Barcelona – lined up to be a substitute Luis Suarez, Mario Balotelli’s performance is fairly disappointing. However, Balotelli is still defended Suarez is not easy to assess the Italian striker was immediately fit again to the Premier League.
Suarez, after scoring 31 goals in the Premier League last season and be the best player, sold to Barcelona with a tag of 75 million pounds. With that much money is expected Liverpool were able to find a replacement that is commensurate with Suarez.
Pros and cons arose when the name Balotelli eventually taken by Brendan Rodgers as the successor to Suarez. Unfortunately Balotelli appears far from the expectations of Liverpool and their supporters in which he only makes four goals in all competitions this season.
Balotelli has been so difficult a place in the first team and made his future is now speculated.
Related to the performance of Balotelli this time, Suarez gave a defense that is not easy for Balotelli to instantly clicks with his new club. Moreover, he also came from Serie A that has a different culture. Suarez still think Balotelli as one of the best strikers in Europe.
“I think Mario has a lot of playing in a big club, proving he is one of the great players,” said Suarez told Mundo Deportivo.
“It was not easy for him when he was playing at Manchester City and then back to England. He always found it difficult but he remains a great player,” he continued.
While Suarez actually enjoying his best period with Barca in which a total of 25 goals have been donated since its debut last October.