Balotelli climbs down and accepts Man City fine

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

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."

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