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Sports Is he the right replacement for Suarez? Liverpool agrees a fee of £16m for Mario Balotelli

Balotelli.JPG Liverpool football club have reached an agreement with AC Milan for the transfer of Italian striker Mario Balotelli.

The English team are said to have agreed a fee of £16million with Milan for the transfer of Balotelli,who will now link up with the Merseyside club.

Balotteli will be making a return to the English Premier League,just a little under two years that he left Manchester City to Italy.

However,his signing will be a significant acquisition following the departure of Luis Suarez to Barcelona .

Brendan Rodgers will be adding the 24-year old to his attack line in a bid to be competitive to win titles.

Confirming that a deal has been done,Milan said in a statement on their website: "Mario Balotelli left Milanello's sporting centre at 13:30 local time, after saying goodbye to his team-mates.

"Before leaving the premises, the striker has said goodbye to members of Milan's press office."