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CONFIRMED: Nice and Liverpool announce deal for Mario Balotelli

French club Nice have confirmed the signing of Mario Balotelli from Liverpool.

The Italian striker has joined Nice on a permanent deal but details are yet to be disclosed.

Balotelli, 26, departs Anfield after two years with the Reds which saw hi spend last season on loan with AC Milan.

Liverpool's official website added:

Liverpool Football Club can confirm Mario Balotelli has joined French club OGC Nice on a permanent deal.

“The Italy forward, who moved to Anfield in August 2014, has finalised a deadline day switch to the Ligue 1 side.

“Balotelli made 28 appearances and scored four goals for the Reds following his transfer from AC Milan, where he returned last term on a season-long loan.

“Everybody at Liverpool FC wishes Mario the best of luck in his future career.‎"

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