Man City shocker: Balotelli admits Tevez his role model!

Mario Balotelli has vowed to do all he can to stay with Manchester City. And to do so, he is taking lessons from an unlikely source: Carlos Tevez.

Mario Balotelli has vowed to do all he can to stay with Manchester City.

And to do so, he is taking lessons from an unlikely source: Carlos Tevez.

"My point of reference is Tevez," he told Gazzetta dello Sport.

"When I came here, training was, for me, about having a good time. Instead I’m learning from him to always give the maximum every day.

"After the red card against Arsenal I realized how important it is to worry about my team-mates: I can not leave them with 10 men.

"I need to improve as a player - especially my behaviour on the pitch, but also from a tactical point of view."

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