MARIO BALOTELLI has been in talks with Barnsley about making a sensational transfer to the South Yorkshire facet.
The Italian bad boy was supplied to the Tykes when contact between Balotelli’s agent and Oakwell co-chairmen Chien Lee and Paul Conway was made just lately.
Mario Balotelli is a free agent after being launched by Italian outfit Brescia
Each side had been initially within the transfer earlier than Balotelli’s enthusiasm to play within the Championship cooled.
And the 2012 Premier League winner is now believed to be contemplating different choices.
The 30-year-old is at present a free agent after having his contract with hometown staff Brescia terminated as a result of he repeatedly missed coaching in June and July.
He has been training with Serie D minnows Franciacorta as he approaches the autumn of his controversial profession.
Bother adopted him all through his time at each Milan golf equipment, Manchester Metropolis, Liverpool, Good, Marseille and Brescia.
However Barnsley believed the previous Italy worldwide may enhance their possibilities of staying up.
Balotelli – who hasn’t performed in England since 2015 after leaving Anfield for AC Milan on mortgage – was even linked with a move to Watford last month.
The 2009 Champions League winner was on the centre of controversy in October following a a sick rape joke he made on Italian TV.
He appeared as a visitor on Italy’s model of Movie star Massive Brother the place his brother, Enock, is among the contestants.
Throughout his interview, Balotelli was requested about Brazilian mannequin Dayane Mello, who previously claimed she had a fling with the ahead – which he has denied.
The host stated: “Dayane needed you in the home.”
Balotelli then responded: “Sure, however then she’d go ‘cease, cease, it hurts.'”
He then burst into laughter whereas different contestants on the present regarded visibly shocked along with his remark.