The two had to be separated and caused some real flying handbags at the City training ground fuelling rumours that Balotelli is unhappy in England and only sees City as a stepping stone to his future elsewhere.
This is not the first time the Italian striker has got himself into trouble. In Italy he has a huge reputation for his temperament, during his time at Inter he regularly caused training ground fall outs and once even wore an AC Milan shirt on Italian television.
He has shown at City that he has real class, yet he has been criticised for his lazyness at times. At Stoke last week, Balotelli looked jaded and uninterested. He didn’t seem to care about impressing his new manager one jot and it would appear that his time at Eastlands is numbered.
AC Milan have expressed a huge interest in the striker. Balotelli, a boyhood AC fan, would have struggled to make the move to AC directly from Inter and may have seen City as a lucrative stopgap. The striker was recently spotted dining with AC chief executive Adriano Galliani following the Milan derby, a man that has admitted he would love to see Super Mario donning red and black.
The City forward has only committed to the club verbally until next June and described his time thus far in Manchester as “so-so”. The Italian hitman looks to be unhappy in England and it’s only a matter of time before Milan get the chequebook out.
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