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Balotelli On The Plane For Manchester



La Gazzetta Dello Sport reports Friday morning that Inter Milan's brilliant hatstand striker Mario Balotelli has left Milan with his agent for England...

La Gazzetta announced this morning:

'Super Mario goodbye. Mario Balotelli has left for Manchester with his proxy Mino Raiola.

'The player has been spotted by the cameras of Sky Sport at the airport of Milan Linate, at the entry of the terminal of the private flights.

'Today might mark the decisive turning point for the transfer of the 20 year old attacker to Manchester City.

'The two clubs have reached an agreement based on a €28 million transfer fee.'


Il mercato in tempo reale Balotelli vola da Mancini



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Writer: Bluey Armstrong VMC Newsdesk Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 13 2010

Time: 9:18AM

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Debut versus Liverpool, then?
Johnny Baguette
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13/08/2010 09:39:00

He's on his way which means our strike force will be now be defind (I hope) as one of the best, if not the beat in the Premier League. Happy days!
Tudor
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13/08/2010 09:59:00

The PL has just got that bit more exciting, welcome super mario.
me_innit
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13/08/2010 10:26:00

Mancio: "We are close with Balotelli. Mario is on his way here today. Milner could take another two or three days."
Johnny Baguette
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13/08/2010 10:31:00

congrats guys.... Ballo is a super player. I have to admit you guys have come a long way in the last year or so... in terms of personell. It's gonna be exciting this year
maka4chelsea
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13/08/2010 10:33:00

This is another one in the eye for the pundits who the moment we lost to Spurs in May said that City would not be able to attract top players.
Johnny Baguette
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13/08/2010 10:39:00

Balotelli - the man who turned down MORE MONEY at manure to sign for City.
fifthcolumnblue
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13/08/2010 11:47:00

rate him highly... im looking forward to seeing him in the Premier league
Yid_from_India
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13/08/2010 12:05:00

good luck for the season
123spurs
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13/08/2010 12:12:00

"Personal terms have already been agreed, and the striker is expected to sign a five-year deal worth €3.5m (£2.875m) a year on completion of a medical at City's training ground today" - - - - - So on my abacus that means he's on roughly £55k per week. WOW! The lad has really compromised on his £180k per week demands as reported by the British media....oh wait...
Spooks
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13/08/2010 12:27:00

I can just imagine Taggarts face going from red to green.
Spud 1
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13/08/2010 12:34:00

Geez ******s, why are you suggesting the lad will be on £55k per week wages? Havent you heard we're paying Ibra half a billion per week?
me_innit
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13/08/2010 13:51:00

Yeh and a flying saucer has just landed at COM.
Spud 1
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13/08/2010 14:04:00

Thanks for the good wishes from spurs fans. You have already replaced Liverpool in the pecking order, hopefully City can now replace United or Arsenal and really shake things up. The sky 4 is no more.
Eighthsin
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13/08/2010 14:26:00

He's signed!!!!!!
me_innit
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13/08/2010 17:59:00

As much as i hate to admit it this lad just made you guy’s title contenders....DAMN lol. Good signing
Klutch
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13/08/2010 18:28:00

Welcome Mario ......
Doody
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13/08/2010 20:58:00

******s, that's after the 50% tax. That's 110,000 quid a week gross, 55k a week net. Still, significant;y less than what the press were harping about. I would assume he gets 100% of his image rights too, that would bring the sum to that amount. Still, YaYa's on 220,000 a week..
JT_daniel
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14/08/2010 11:22:00

 

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