The 26 year old Italian striker is now in fine goal scoring form at Nice, he had no en effect relationship with the Liverpool manager before his famine.

Mario Balotelli has stated that he has no relationship with the Reds boss {Jurgen Klopp} who told the Italian to leave Liverpool on loan.

Brendan Rodgers former Liverpool manager signed the Italian in 2015 from AC Milan, but he struggled to make an influence with Liverpool before returning to the AC Milan on a temporary deal.

In this transfer market he has joined the French side Nice, where he netted six goals in his five games.

The Italian revealed that there was nerve a chance for him to join the Reds due to his non existence rapport with the German.

"Klopp? I don't know him," Balotelli told Sky Sport Italia. "He just told me to leave Liverpool on loan and then to come back. I said: 'Thanks, bye.'"