Balotelli is being pilloried in the Italian press after the Azzurri's dismal World Cup campaign.
The striker is being linked with a return to England at Arsenal and agent Mino Raiola conceded: "It irritated me to see all the blame dumped on to a 23-year-old. It annoyed me and I don’t think this would’ve happened anywhere else in the world.
"I made a mistake in bringing Mario back to Italy."
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