Inter Milan are not interested in re-signing unsettled Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in January, according to club president Massimo Moratti.
The Italy international is facing an uncertain future with the Barclays Premier League champions - who he joined from Inter for 22million euros in 2010 - after losing his place in Roberto Mancini's first team over recent weeks.
The Nerazzurri's refusal to field Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder until he agrees to take a pay cut is one indication of a major cost-cutting exercise at the San Siro, with Balotelli's wage demands likely to be prohibitive to any permanent transfer or loan move.
Speaking to the Gazzetta dello Sport at a conference in New York, Moratti said: "I really don't think that Balotelli will be coming back to Inter."
A run of seven consecutive victories saw Inter enter the title race over recent months, but the Nerazzurri are now without a win in three outing and sit fourth in the Serie A ...