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Summer signing Emre Can will make his starting debut for Liverpool when the Reds return to Barclays Premier League action against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road this afternoon.
Mario Balotelli's strengths provide the Liverpool forward with the ability to make a 'fundamental contribution' to his team, according to Massimiliano Allegri, who managed the Italian at AC Milan.
Brendan Rodgers has revealed the scale of Mario Balotelli's endeavour in training during the past fortnight before the Italian goes in search of his first league goal for Liverpool at Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.
Liverpool will benefit from having four strikers with markedly different playing styles and approaches this season, according to one member of the Reds' forward quartet – Fabio Borini.
Jordan Henderson was buoyed by Liverpool's improved defensive performance against Everton on Saturday and highlighted the efforts of Mario Balotelli as important in helping the side press from the front.
Finding an extended level of consistency is the key to unlocking Mario Balotelli's natural potential, believes Brendan Rodgers, who will work with the Italian striker to achieve that objective.
Mario Balotelli has been brushing up on his Liverpool history and studying icons of the past in a bid to become an Anfield legend, Brendan Rodgers has revealed.
Steven Gerrard, the man so renowned for chasing down lost causes in Liverpool red, struck a last-gasp winner against Ludogorets Razgrad before praising the tenacity of tireless newcomer Javier Manquillo.
Brendan Rodgers highlighted the quality of Mario Balotelli after he fired his first Liverpool goal against Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday night – and believes the forward can use his maiden strike as a platform to build upon.
As he had done so many times in the past, Steven Gerrard settled a dramatic European match in Liverpool's favour as the Reds squeezed past Ludogorets Razgrad 2-1 to kick off their Champions League campaign with a win.