Agent warns AC Milan: Balotelli needs to play for people who love him

Italian super agent Mino Raiola says Mario Balotelli could leave AC Milan.
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Italian super agent Mino Raiola says Mario Balotelli could leave AC Milan.

Raiola is furious with the way Balotelli has been treated since Italy's World Cup elimination.

“Criticism of Mario is normal, as it looks as if the Nazionale had only one player: Mario Balotelli,” said the representative. “He was a gentleman. Everyone attacked him, nobody came to his defence, not even the Federation.

“I thought Balotelli was part of Italy, but evidently I was wrong.”

Arsenal and Monaco have repeatedly been linked with offers for Balotelli and Raiola confirmed there were problems at Milan.

“It is fundamental for Mario to play where they care for him and at Milan some do love him, some don’t.

“I think Barbara Berlusconi is right when she says nobody is off the market. Only Milan can sell Balotelli, as he has a contract with the Rossoneri.

“If they don’t want to keep him anymore, then they just need to call me into the offices and I’m ready to discuss it with them.

“Do you think there’s a stronger striker in Italy than Balotelli? Mario has a contract with Milan, the club called me and said he’s not for sale.

“A meeting with Arsene Wenger during the World Cup? No, I was not in Brazil and I did not meet Wenger.”

 
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