Manchester City have brought forward plans to sell Mario Balotelli.

The Telegraph says Balotelli's fractious relationship with Manchester City is set to lead to his departure next month after it emerged that the Italian had turned to the Premier League to overturn a £340,000 club fine for repeatedly poor on-field discipline.

It is understood that the club will listen to offers for Balotelli next month, with AC Milan keen to sign him.

The player's decision to go to the Premier League to contest City's disciplinary measures highlights his increasingly isolated position at the Etihad Stadium.