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.

Match in Focus

19:45 Fr 27May

Ireland v Holland

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Five of Ireland’s last seven games have featured under 2.5 goals
Expert verdict
This Holland side is a pale imitation of previous Dutch teams and they failed to qualify for Euro 2016, so Ireland have little to fear. The hosts have conceded just three goals in their last seven matches at the Aviva Stadium, displaying the defensive characteristics expected of an Martin O’Neil outfit, so expect another low-scoring game.

 

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