Mario Balotelli has finally begun preseason training with Nice over two weeks later than the rest of Patrick Vieira's squad.
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Mario Balotelli responded to England's World Cup exit with a message on Instagram in which he said it was payback to all those who had insulted him.
Newly-promoted Cottagers can consider the arrival of the Ivorian somewhat of a coup given he almost joined Barcelona last summer.
Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere said he has not received any offers for Mario Balotelli as the striker continues to push for a move away.
Ex-Arsenal midfielder is starting his first full-time management role in Europe and is looking at two of his former bosses for inspiration.
Balotelli was absent when Nice started preseason preparations under new coach Patrick Vieira on Monday, leaving supporters unhappy.
Patrick Vieira's reign at Nice got off to a rocky start after strikers Mario Balotelli and Alassane Plea failed to show up for training.
Tottenham are among four Premier League clubs chasing Nice striker Alassane Plea, sources close to the French club have told ESPN FC.
Nice have officially named Patrick Vieria as their new head coach, in succession to Borussia Dortmund-bound Lucien Favre.
Patrick Vieira stepped down as coach of MLS club New York City FC on Sunday ahead of his appointment as the new manager of Ligue 1's Nice.
Patrick Vieira said "we will see" and would not rule out an exit from NYCFC amid reports he's agreed a to take over French club Nice.
Balotelli will leave Nice in the summer and is expected to return to Italy, but Garcia hopes Marseille could convince him to stay in France.
Balotelli, who is out of contract at the end of June and appears set to return to Serie A, marked his return to the Italy national team with a goal.
Mario Balotelli is back in the Italy squad after receiving a summer call-up from Roberto Mancini, his former boss at Manchester City.
Jean Michael Seri to Arsenal and Danny Rose to Everton are two of the latest hot rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Mario Balotelli last appeared for his country during the 2014 World Cup but knows new national team coach Roberto Mancini well.
Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco said he has long admired Nice forward Mario Balotelli and could offer him a return to Serie A this summer.
Mario Balotelli should be recalled to the Italy squad if Roberto Mancini is appointed as coach, according to five former Italy stars.
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