The agent of Mario Balotelli admits the Inter Milan striker's move to Manchester City has stalled.

Mino Raiola flew back to Italy from Manchester on Thursday night and admitted they are still far from coming to a deal.

"As long as there's hope there's life," Raiola told Sky Italia. "He's calm but anxious to come to an agreement, that's normal for a lad of 19.

"We're working and we're hoping."

Reports indicate that the sticking point is the 19-year-old's wage demands.

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