Found January 31, 2013 on Next Level Sports Network:
PLAYERS: Mario Balotelli
After a two-year fling with English football, Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has finally ended the heated relationship after returning to Italy to sign for AC Milan this January. Balotelli, widely considered the Premier League’s most flawed geniuses for the last decade, touched down in Milan on Wednesday before agreeing a four-year contract with the [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Balotelli: I ran to Milan

Mario Balotelli has admitted that he 'ran to Milan' as he prepares to complete the formalities of his return to Italy from Premier League champions Manchester City. The enigmatic Italy international flew into Milan's Malpensa airport prior to undergoing a medical after the two clubs agreed a fee for the 22-year-old on Tuesday. Balotelli, who moved to the Premier League...

Balotelli: "Happy that I left England"

Mario Balotelli admits he will miss Manchester City after his deadline-day move to AC Milan but the Italian took a firm swipe at English culture. The 22-year-old completed his move from the Etihad Stadium to the San Siro on Thursday, and speaking at a press conference Balotelli pulled no punches over his turbulent two-and-a-half-year stint away from his homeland. He said: "...

Balotelli completes move to Milan

AC Milan have completed the signing of Mario Balotelli from Manchester City . The Italy striker, who previously played for Milan's rivals Inter, returns to San Siro on a four-and-a-half-year contract. City confirmed Balotelli's exit on their website and the 22-year-old, who won the FA Cup and the Premier League in his two full seasons but made many headlines for his disciplinary...

Mario Balotelli: Good deal for the Rossoneri?

AC Milan and Premier League champions Manchester City have agreed a deal for striker Mario Balotelli. A fee of £19 million plus add-ons (possibly including a bet on March madness or two) will see the 22 year old return to the San Siro, but representing the red and black of Milan. Life long fan Balotelli had previously expressed desire to one day join the Rossoneri and is scheduled...

Balotelli Set To Complete €20 Million Transfer To AC Milan

01/30/2103  Milan, Italy AC Milan confirmed the arrival of the enigmatic superstar Mario Balotelli from Manchester City on Wednesday for a reported transfer fee of €2o million depending on bonuses. The 22 year old Italian forward underwent a medical in Busto Arsizio and is expected to sign a 4½ year contract.The post Balotelli Set To Complete €20 Million Transfer To AC...

Why Mario Balotelli is no big loss for Manchester City

Mario Balotelli (Photo credit: DrabikPany) Mario Balotelli completed his move to AC Milan today and the move has got plenty of attention. Manchester City will not miss the antics, or indeed the goals, of the Italy international though. When you consider the amount of problems Balotelli has caused manager Roberto Mancini since arriving in August 2010, it seems fair to say that only...

Column: Balotelli can shake off clown tag in Italy

''A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma:'' Winston Churchill's famous description of Russia could easily be applied to Mario Balotelli. With one important difference: Hidden inside the jumble of myths, stories and questions that Balotelli lugs around with him is a fabulous footballer. Is, not was. It will be great for him and for football if he now...

Mancini saddened by Balotelli exit

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini claims the club are not happy to have lost Mario Balotelli and the decision to sell was a difficult one. Balotelli's extraordinary, controversy-filled spell at the Etihad Stadium came to an end this week as he completed a reported £19million transfer to boyhood club AC Milan . The move came at the end of a month of intense speculation over...

Mancini offers some parting advice for Balotelli

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has parting advice for Mario Balotelli: Take full advantage of this chance at AC Milan. Mancini tells Italian state radio that ''Mario is a great kid, he just needs to understand how lucky he is to know how to play football, because a footballer's life passes in a hurry. Just think about (former Brazil and Inter Milan striker)...
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