Balotelli signs for home town team Brescia
Mario Balotelli will return to Italy with home town team Brescia after it was confirmed on Sunday he has signed for the newly-promoted club.
Balotelli's Italy future 'in his hands' after snub, says Mancini
Italy coach Roberto Mancini said on Saturday that Mario Balotelli is not playing at a high enough level to be picked for the national side after snubbing the Marseille striker for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Greece and Bosnia.
Guardiola charges fans to match players’ desire for City’s Champions League ambition
Manchester City’s fans must match the players’ desire to reach a Champions League semi-final, according to manager Pep Guardiola. City host Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium today, nursing a 1-0 deficit from last week’s encounter in north London. Despite contesting their eighth consecutive campaign in Europe’s premier competition, City have only reached the last four…
Marseille survive late VAR drama to stay in Champions League hunt
Marseille kept up their hunt for Champions League football on Saturday despite losing in-form striker Mario Balotelli to injury after VAR saw them escape last-gasp penalty drama to beat Nimes 2-1. Balotelli has helped kick-start Marseille's chase for European football with seven goals in 10 Ligue 1 games since arriving from Nice in January but…
Vieira tells Balotelli to decide on Nice future
Troublesome Italian striker Mario Balotelli has been given extended leave by French outfit Nice and told to make up his mind about his plans with the club.
Balotelli to stay at Nice, say French club
Mario Balotelli has signed a new deal to stay at Nice despite strong interest from French rivals Marseille, the Ligue 1 club announced on Monday.
Costacurta hails Balotelli return, Mancini vows Italy 'rebirth'
Top Italian FA official Alessandro Costacurta on Sunday welcomed Roberto Mancini's decision to recall Nice striker Mario Balotelli as the new Italy coach promised a "rebirth" of the national side. Balotelli, who has not played since Italy's humiliating group-stage exit from the 2014 World Cup, has been recalled by Mancini for three upcoming friendlies. And…
French league investigates racist abuse of Balotelli
French football authorities told AFP on Monday they are looking into allegations by Nice forward Mario Balotelli that he "heard monkey chants directed at him" during a defeat at Dijon on Saturday. The French League (LFP) told AFP "the case will be studied on Thursday by the disciplinary commission" but added that it doesn't have…
Juventus deny Balotelli move
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A champions are interested in signing Italian striker Mario Balotelli as "a hoax".