Mario Balotelli RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mario Balotelli demands £5m-a-year salary (after tax) from Arsenal as AC Milan try to offload fiery striker

    Daily Mail "Mario Balotelli wants £5million-per-year after tax to join Arsenal this summer. The Gunners have shown an interest in the Italy international after learning the striker will be allowed to leave AC Milan this summer. Arsenal's interest in Balotelli had cooled after a move for Loic Remy..." July 21

  • Mario Balotelli staying put - AC Milan

    ESPN FC "AC Milan general manager Adriano Galliani insists Mario Balotelli is going nowhere this summer, despite being made scapegoat for Italy's poor showing at the World Cup. The Azzurri were due to return from Brazil on Thursday -- after crashing out of the tournament at the group stage -- with the..." June 26

  • Wenger rejects rumours of Arsenal deal for Mario Balotelli

    The Guardian "Arsène Wenger has denied reports that Arsenal are close to agreeing a deal for the Italy striker Mario Balotelli. The former Manchester City forward has been repeatedly linked with a summer move to London from Milan, but speaking on beIN Sport, Wenger called the story “pure invention”. He..." June 25

  • AC Milan could slash Mario Balotelli asking price if Arsenal part with Joel Campbell

    Metro "AC Milan could lower their £27m asking price for Mario Balotelli if Arsenal are willing to send Joel Campbell in the opposite direction, according to reports in Italy. Tuttosport suggest the Rossoneri are keen on the Gunners’ Costa Rican striker who spent last season on loan with Greek side..." June 20

  • Arsenal ‘to offer Mario Balotelli £180,000-a-week to make Arsenal transfer’

    Metro "Arsenal are reportedly set to offer Mario Balotelli a deal worth £180,000-a-week to move to the Emirates Stadium this summer. Balotelli is one of the Gunners’ key transfer targets, as manager Arsene Wenger looks to add a world-class striker to his squad for next season. The AC Milan forward..." June 18

  • Mario Balotelli’s agent hints the Milan striker is interested in Arsenal transfer

    The Guardian "Mario Balotelli’s agent has suggested his client may be interested in a move to Arsenal after the World Cup. Mino Raiola, who also represents Zlatan Ibrahimovic, said that the Milan striker is out of most team’s price range – but would not rule out a transfer for the Italy forward, who scored..." June 17

  • Italy's Mario Balotelli faces axe for England World Cup clash

    Daily Mirror "Mario Balotelli was applauded onto the training pitch by his Italy teammates on Tuesday after proposing to girlfriend Fanny Neguesha, writes John Cross in Rio De Janeiro. But the Azzurri's boss Cesare Prandelli must decide if he is still in love with AC Milan striker Balotelli ahead of their..." June 10

  • Arsenal favourites to sign Balotelli ahead of Chelsea

    Give Me Sport "Paddy Power have the Gunners priced at 5/2 to be Balotelli's next permanent club, while Chelsea have drifted out to 10/3 after being the 3/1 frontrunners last month. The Italy international was linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium in February, with reports claiming that Arsenal's sponsors..." March 27

  • Diego Maradona urges Napoli boss Rafa Benitez to buy AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli

    Daily Mirror "Diego Maradona has urged Rafa Benitez's Napoli to buy Mario Balotelli. And the Argentine promised to take care of any problems with the former Manchester City striker. Milan are in crisis this season and Balotelli could be sold this summer to rebuild the club. Reports in France claim..." March 19

  • Balotelli set to be sold by AC Milan this summer following Champions League nightmare

    Daily Mirror "Mario Balotelli is set to be sacrificed by AC Milan after the former Manchester City striker became the scapegoat for their Champions League failure. And his availability will open the door to a return to the Premier League this summer. The Italy forward came under attack in the Italian..." March 12

  • Jose Mourinho hints at Chelsea move for Mario Balotelli

    Sky Sports "Jose Mourinho has fuelled speculation that Chelsea could make a move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli this summer. There have been reports the former Manchester City forward is unsettled in his native Italy amid intense media scrutiny and there are suggestions he could return to the Premier..." March 06

  • Tottenham 'offer £30million misfit Erik Lamela in SWAP for AC Milan's Mario Balotelli'

    Daily Mirror "Reports in Italy say Spurs' record signing, who's only started three league games since joining, could be sent back to Serie A. Tottenham have offered £30million misfit Erik Lamela in a swap deal with Mario Balotelli, according to Italian sports daily Tuttosport. Spurs' record signing has..." February 27

  • Balotelli out for 10 days with injury

    Football Direct News "AC Milan forward Mario Balotelli faces 10 days out with a shoulder injury suffered in the 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Balotelli was taken off in the 78th minute of the last-16 Champions League first leg tie at the San Siro after a nasty fall. The 23-year-old's left the..." February 20

  • Arsenal set to make summer move for unsettled Mario Balotelli after talks with agent

    The Express "Reports in Italy suggest that Balotelli has become frustrated with life in Milan and is now more determined than ever to move on. Balotelli cried when he was substituted against Napoli last week, and while he bounced back with a late goal to secure victory against Bologna on Friday, it is clear..." February 17

  • Arsene Wenger ‘met with Mario Balotelli’s agent to discuss Arsenal transfer

    Metro "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reportedly met with Mario Balotelli’s agent as he weighs up a summer move for the AC Milan striker. The Gunners have been strongly linked with a £25million deal to sign Balotelli at the end of the season, with Wenger on the lookout for a world class..." February 13

  • AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli plays down bad boy reputation

    Sky Sports "AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli has played down his bad boy reputation but says that he misses English football fans. The 23-year-old swapped the Etihad Stadium for the San Siro in January 2013 after a headline-grabbing two-and-a-half-year spell in England. Balotelli netted 20 Premier..." February 12

  • Arsenal sponsors Puma ‘will help Gunners fund Mario Balotelli transfer’

    Metro "Arsenal’s brand new kit sponsors will reportedly help the club fund a big money deal to sign Mario Balotelli at the end of the season. The Gunners, who announced a partnership with sportswear giants Puma last month, are said to be keen on signing AC Milan striker Balotelli in the summer. But..." February 04

  • Chelsea target Balotelli rules out AC Milan exit "There have been reports that the Rossoneri had decided to make the Italy international available for transfer, but the forward says he is going nowhere ahead of the World Cup Mario Balotelli has rubbished reports that he could leave AC Milan during the January transfer window. As revealed by..." January 08

  • Ex-Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli talked up for shock Chelsea move

    The Express "Ex-Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli could make a shock move to Chelsea according to his agent. Balotelli, who is currently playing for crosstown rivals AC, infamously had a row with Jose Mourinho during his time at Inter in 2009. Though the Italian striker has enjoyed something of a..." October 30

  • Ex-police officer employed to look after Mario Balotelli after yet more controversy

    Daily Mirror "AC Milan have installed a former police officer in their latest attempt to reign in Mario Balotelli's captivating persona. The decision comes after the Italian striker snapped at a cameraman whilst on international duty last month. The Rossoneri have decided enough is enough and brought in..." October 27

  • Balotelli has his car TP'd after refusing to sign autographs

    Fox Sports "According to LiberaTV AC Milan star Mario Balotelli denied a group of youngsters autographs and paid dearly for it - his Ferrari was wrapped with toilet paper in a classic act of revenge. Now it’s practically impossible for athletes to grant every single autograph request but this might be a..." August 19

  • Mario Balotelli wanted Carlos Tevez reunion at AC Milan

    Sky Sports "Balotelli left Manchester City to return to Italy in January, and Tevez recently followed him out of the Etihad Stadium exit door. He has linked up with Juve on a three-year deal after rejecting interest from Milan and other clubs, but Balotelli is still confident of claiming Serie A..." July 05

  • AC Milan striker Balotelli is untransferable

    Fox Sports "AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani considers enigmatic striker Mario Balotelli to be 'untransferable'. The Rossoneri swooped to take Balotelli back to Serie A in January after reaching an agreement with Manchester City for the former Inter Milan forward. He has settled quickly back..." July 05