Rodgers Ask Balotelli not Complain If Frequently Reserved
Liverpool – Mario Balotelli began to lose his place in the main squad Liverpool lately. Brendan Rodgers as manager of the club asked his team to start getting used to the bench.
Liverpool actually currently experiencing a shortage of players forward. Besides Daniel Sturridge is injured, Fabio Borini certainly will not play after his red card in the game can be with Arsenal.
That means Brendan Rodgers has tingga Rickie Lambert and Mario Balotelli as a center forward. Balotelli had just recovered from an injury that forced him out of action since mid-November, the comeback Super Mario hampered because he can play one-time penalty due to abuse in social media.
Although it was able to play again against Burnley last night, but still Rodgers did not decrease Balotelli was left, warming the bench throughout the game.
Since recovering from an injury is new Balotelli played only once, ie, when they lost 0-3 to Manchester United, it was only for 45 minutes of the second half. Whereas in the early days of his arrival Balotelli is always a top choice while never showing okay performance on the pitch.
Therefore Rodgers also requested that Balotelli will accept the decision gracefully. Moreover, two days ago Rodgers has already admitted that the Italian players do not fit into the scheme being dimatangkannya play 3-4-3 in the last few games.
“He must be getting used to a situation like this,” said Rodgers in Soccerway.
“If the team needed him off the bench, then he should get used to it. This applies to all players, not just him. When needed, either as a substitute or a starter, then you want the players to always be ready,” he continued.
Balotelli new season made two goals from 15 appearances in all competitions.