The Mail on Sunday says Balotelli has made it clear he wants to join Arsenal.
The striker is furious he has been blamed for Italy getting knocked out of the World Cup.
He was always set to leave AC Milan this summer but he is now convinced, not least because he feels he is a target for ‘ultras’ racists and despite problems he encountered in the Premier League while at Manchester City, he recognises that England is more cosmopolitan – especially London.
Balotelli is pushing agent Mino Raiola to close a deal with the Gunners as he's worried they have other striker targets in mind, such as Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.
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