Inter Milan chief Branca insists Balotelli part of long-term plans

Inter Milan management insist they see Mario Balotelli has a long-term prospect.

Inter Milan management insist they see Mario Balotelli has a long-term prospect.

The Italy U21 international has been linked with a £20 million summer move to Arsenal, while Barcelona are also keen.

But Inter chief Marco Branca said last night: "Mario is still to mature, he won't do so until he's finally at the age of 23 or 24 years. So we must have patience."

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