On thin ice? Liverpool misfit tweets support to Raheem Sterling

first_img1 Mario Balotelli risked the wrath of Liverpool fans by tweeting a supportive message to former team-mate Raheem Sterling after his debut goal for Manchester City.Sterling, who left Anfield for City in a £49million deal last week after an acrimonious transfer saga, struck inside the first three minutes of a pre-season friendly against Roma in Australia.Liverpool supporters were angered by some of Sterling’s conduct in the months preceding the move and Balotelli, a former City player, risked inflaming tensions with a congratulatory tweet.“Well done @sterling31! Best answer. Keep it up,” the Italian wrote.Balotelli, who had a difficult first season at Liverpool, later attempted to clarify his remarks after receiving some abusive replies.He tweeted: “Liverpool fans are amazing but i [email protected] will play at his best because he deserve it. He’s a good guy young and talented…..“….support him Like you always did. He gave everything to this club and respect it so i’m sad to see this. YNWA, Liverpool is a family ALWAYS.”The Italian himself is a divisive character at Anfield and is expected to leave the Reds this summer after the arrivals of Roberto Firmino and Danny Ings, plus the prospected deal for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. Mario Balotelli last_img

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