Rossoneri hoping to bring former Inter striker back to the San Siro.
AC MILAN hope to use Mario Balotelli’s wrangle with Manchester City to land him on the cheap next month.
Boss Roberto Mancini is fighting a losing battle to keep the controversial striker at the Etihad for the long-term.
Balotelli will tomorrow face his current employers at a Premier League tribunal after being charged with misconduct and hit with a fine of £340,000.
The punishment was dished out by the champs due to his on-field indiscipline last season, which saw the Italian banned for 11 of their 54 games.
Balotelli has chosen to fight it — and in doing so puts a further question mark over his future with the transfer window re-opening in a fortnight.
Serie A giants Milan are monitoring the situation closely and will have cash to spend if they can shift ex-City forward Robinho or Alexandre Pato.
SOURCE: The Sun
Roberto Mancini has always stood by Mario Balotelli like a loyal father beside a prodigal son but the Man City boss’ patience may have finally run out, after the striker started legal proceedings against the club.
Several rival outfits have been linked with a move for the maverick 22-year-old but AC Milan are looking the forward’s most likely destination in January.
The Italy international knows the City after starting his career with neighbours Inter and the Rossoneri will be the in the market for a new striker after former Man City star Robinho confirmed his intention to return home to Brazil in January.
Balotelli is undoubtedly a sublime player on his day but seems to lack the commitment, desire and temperament to fulfil his potential – at least at the Etihad.
With the likes of Sergio Aguero, Carlos Tevez and Edin Dzeko on the club’s books, City are unlikely to miss Balotelli on the pitch but the Premier League will be a more boring league if he does return to the Serie A.
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