Manchester City Officials Travel To Italy To Complete £35m Deal For Inter Striker Mario Balotelli - Report

Manchester City officials will reportedly arrive in Italy on Tuesday to finalise a £35 million move for Inter forward Mario Balotelli.

The highly rated youngster enjoyed a hot and cold relationship with former boss Jose Mourinho, and was left out of the squad on more than one occasion - infamously frozen out during the second leg of a Champions League game against Chelsea last season.

The Portuguese boss has since left the Milanese club to take charge at Real Madrid, while the 19-year-old has been tipped to reunite with his former boss Roberto Mancini at Eastlands.

Now The Daily Mail reports that City officials are set to arrive in the peninsula to seal a deal worth £35m for the transfer of the young hotshot.

Balotelli had previously described his former boss Mancini as a "friend" and a "great coach", who was the one who handed him his debut in the Serie A.

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