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Man City striker Balotelli facing more knee surgery

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is facing more surgery.

The Daily Mail says with the youngster struggling with knee injury, it is understood that City's medical staff are considering whether to advise a small 'clean-up' operation or merely a period of rest.

Balotelli has already had one procedure to repair ligament damage in his right knee this season and Mancini had been hoping to give the Italy striker a run of games following a hat-trick against Aston Villa last week.

However, the 20-year-old has not played since and a decision on whether to operate will be taken today. Surgery would only rule out Balotelli for about a fortnight but could see him miss games against Wolves, Aston Villa and Birmingham.

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