Inter Striker Mario Balotelli Excluded Again - Report

Mourinho's strained relationship with Balotelli continues...
Jose Mourinho has excluded Mario Balotelli from Inter's squad for the third time in a week.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the Italian striker has not been included in the match squad list that will travel to Palermo for Saturday's game.

Speculation suggests he has been left out for disciplinary reasons and not because of injury. Balotelli took part in Friday's pre-match training session with the rest of the squad, but his name was not added to the list.

It follows exclusions last Friday against Catania and on Tuesday against Chelsea. It's no secret there has been bad blood between Mourinho and the striker in recent weeks.

There will be no press conference from Mourinho as the club continues its domestic press silence.


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