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Man City signing Balotelli: Italian media already missing me

Manchester City signing Mario Balotelli is convinced the Italian media will miss him.

The former Inter striker had a disastrous rapport with the Press and was consistently criticised for his attitude.

"It makes me angry to hear people say it's such a shame I have left and that Italian football was losing me," he told TG1 news.

"Until I signed for Manchester City, nobody had opened their mouths to utter such a thing. How come they waited until I left to say they'd miss me?

"I certainly won't miss the newspapers, just as I won't miss the racist chants from some fans.

"I will miss my friends and family. It's true they can come to visit, but it won't be the same thing."

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