The agent of Mario Balotelli says he's been dealing with Liverpool since the beginning of the summer.
The AC Milan striker could sign for the Reds today.
Mino Raiola told Corriere dello Sport: "Balotelli’s contract will be completed on Monday or Tuesday. I still have so many little things to fix. Today (Saturday), meanwhile, Mario has his medical.
"The negotiations have been very smooth and fair. They have been going on for three months. It is not a scoop. Liverpool is the only English team that I have dealt with regarding Mario.
"The truth is that I'm working on Mario for months: it was time to divorce from Milan.
"I have always been negative about him returning to play in Italy, because of the pressure, the expectations, the press.
"It is much more difficult for him to play in Italy than it is for him to play abroad. But he insisted when he left Manchester City that he wanted to go to Milan.
"I cannot blame Milan for anything. It is a great club. Mario played well for six or seven months, gave a decisive contribution in getting them to the Champions League, but then we saw that he is not ready to be a leader."
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