Though he insists nothing is cast in stone.
"Balotelli? I think he will still be with us. I'm hoping he can learn how to be a centre-forward.
"There are different options we have in the transfer market. We hope to put a team out on the pitch next year that can begin a new cycle and take advantage of the fact we will only be playing once a week."
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