Balotelli 5-4 for City exit this month after 'bust-up'

REPORTS of a training ground altercation between Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini and Mario Balotelli have led to further speculation over the Italian striker's future.

Hills offer 4-7 that Balotelli is a City player on the first day of February, and 5-4 that he isn't, with loan deals counting.

BetVictor are betting on Balotelli signing permanently for a rival club before the end of the month. Milan are the firm's 2-1 favourites, with Paris St-Germain on offer at 6-1.

Liverpool new boy Dean Sturridge is 6-4 with Hills to make 13 or more starts in the rest of their Premier League campaign. He is also 6-4 to make between six and 12 inclusive. And 9-4 with the firm to make eight or fewer. The Reds have 17 games left.

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FC Groningen v Aberdeen

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  • Groningen have scored in eight of their last nine home fixtures
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After failing to make the breakthrough at Pittodrie, Aberdeen know they must produce something special on their venture to Holland. Groningen are always a safe bet to score at home, so Derek McInnes will probably set his team up to counterattack in the search for a crucial away goal.

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