There are reports in Italy that Liverpool will loan Mario Balotelli to Fiorentina in exchange for Mario Gomez.
Sport Mediaset Premium claim this afternoon that the two clubs are deep in negotiations for this switch.
SuperMario wants to be closer to home after the death of his father last week.
He is not going on Liverpool’s tour in Thailand, as he is on compassionate leave.
According to the sources in Italy, Liverpool have offered Balo the chance to come back to Serie A on loan for Fiorentina.
He’d send 30-year-old German Gomez the other way for a new experience in the Premier League.
The Viola are looking for a forward and have been heavily linked with Monaco target Mattia Destro of Roma.
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