The 4-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid on Tuesday was widely considered to be one of Balotelliâ€™s worst performances.
Seedorf said: â€śAs a preventative measure due to a slight muscular problem, he stayed behind to work in the gym, but itâ€™s nothing serious. Itâ€™s only natural for people to now seek scapegoats, but we will remain united and focused. If we had beaten Juventus and Atletico at home, then things wouldâ€™ve changed.
â€śDo I use the carrot or the stick? I only use the carrot. When thereâ€™s the need to check on a situation, I do it, but my philosophy is to face everything with a smile. Will I punish him? I want a rapport between adults, not between an adult and a child. Will Giampaolo Pazzini start tomorrow? No.â€ť
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