Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has accepted his internal club fine.

Balotelli has accepted a two-week fine and dropped his appeal against the club, the Barclays Premier League champions have confirmed.

A brief statement from City today read: "After amicable talks between the parties, as a sign of respect for Roberto Mancini, the supporters and the club, Mario Balotelli has chosen to accept a two week fine levied upon him by the club and withdraw his disciplinary appeal, which was due to be heard by a Premier League panel today.

"Mario remains available for selection for all forthcoming fixtures."