Mario Balotelli's love affair with Marseille continued on Sunday when the striker gave them a 1-0 home win against his former club Nice in Ligue 1.
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Sources told ESPN FC on Tuesday that Mario Balotelli would join on a short-term deal after leaving Nice.
Italy international Mario Balotelli is set to join Marseille from Nice until the end of the season, a source close to the player has told ESPN FC.
Thierry Henry's Monaco stretched their winless run in Ligue 1 to four games as they drew 1-1 with Patrick Vieira's Nice on Wednesday.
Mario Balotelli has missed the last four matches and was given "a few days to think about his future" by Patrick Vieira.
Two Ligue 1 matches matches have been postponed at the request of authorities.
Mario Balotelli said before the season that he wanted to leave after two successful years, only for no move to materialise.
The Ligue 1 touchline clash between former Arsenal heroes Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira has been postponed due to anti-government protests.
Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry used to wonder what they'd do after their playing days. No one expected they'd manage clubs a few miles apart.
It's clear that an awful lot of work has gone into creating Balotelli's daring new look.
Patrick Vieira has told Mario Balotelli he must lose more weight before he can get back to his best form for Nice and begin to play regularly.
Dante publicly criticised Mario Balotelli's display in the defeat at Montpellier just over a week ago, and demanded the forward take things in hand.
Neymar took a whack to the face, but played on and grabbed his second goal as Paris Saint-Germain won at Nice 3-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Fan, named by newspaper Nice-Matin as Christophe B, was allegedly assaulted by riot police after arriving at Montpellier's stadium.
Patrick Vieira gave Mario Balotelli his support after he was criticised in the Italian media for his sub-par performance on international duty.
Mario Balotelli has played just 75 minutes of competitive football for his club this term after returning for preseason 12kg overweight.
Mario Balotelli "still has a lot of work to do" to get back to peak fitness, Nice coach Patrick Vieira has said.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini defended Mario Balotelli from criticism as he hopes a changed side will deliver the first win in the Nations League.
Marseille made an offer to Nice for Mario Balotelli, but it was rejected and they did not make an improved bid.
Striker Allan Saint-Maximin's powerful deflected shot gave struggling Nice a shock 1-0 away win over Olympique Lyonnais on Friday.
Nice have offered PSG's Kevin Trapp regular first team football this season and are negotiating with the French champions, a source has confirmed.
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