Balotelli retiterates Italian stance

BY foxsports • November 16, 2011

Mario Balotelli has again played down reports of an imminent return to Italian football.

The Manchester City striker has never hidden his desire to one day return to his homeland, but he insists that it will not be any time soon.

Italian media claim that the likes of AC Milan, Inter Milan and Napoli could try to land him in January - but he says this is not the case.

"Not now," he said after playing in Italy's 1-0 defeat to Uruguay in Rome.

"One day we will see. It is true I have spoken about Inter or Milan but there are also other teams in England or in Spain.

"Napoli I have said that I like the town, and I thank Moratti [Inter president Massimo] for saying he would sign me back immediately."

Speaking about Italy, Balotelli insists the Azzurri will go to Poland and Ukraine as one of the favourites to win the European Championship.

"The European Championship? We go to Ukraine and Poland to win, otherwise it is the end of the world," he said.
 


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