Italian Paper Talk: An Italy Without Mario Balotelli? Controversy And Poor Form Raise Doubts

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Prandelli could consider options for starting line-up in Brazil this summer.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Mario Balotelli is under fire as speculation suggests that AC Milan will look to sell the striker.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– An Italy without Balo?

– His poor form and controversy raise more doubts over the striker. Cesare Prandelli will give him one more chance, but is studying Plan B for the World Cup with Antonio Cassano as a False 9.

– Meanwhile Mario’s sale is not on the agenda, though Monaco and the two Manchester clubs track him.

– Milan on Seedorf, the silence is deafening.

– Inter-Napoli, draw and everyone happy.

– It ends 0-0, Walter Mazzarri and Rafa Benitez complain, but they consolidate fifth and third place respectively.

– Erick Thohir: ‘We need reinforcements in every sector’.

– Mauro Icardi protests his substitution: ‘I had no physical problem’.

– Magical Juan Cuadrado makes Florence fly, but Bologna sink.

– Antonio Conte considers his forwards, Osvaldo disappointed and Giovinco is rising up the ranks.

– Ryan Giggs debut with a poker.

– Ronaldo brace, Real ok.


Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Balo , this time it’s over.

– Milan determined to sell after the row in Rome. De Sciglio and El Shaarawy on the way out too.

– Seedorf more and more alone, the derby is the last chance saloon.

– Benitez threatens an upset, Inter saved by the post.

– Fear for Higuain, Napoli anxiously await tests.

– Bologna under siege from ultras after Cuadrado show.

– Super Fiorentina, Rossoblu fans were furious.

– Liverpool, the day of truth.

– Palermo soar towards Serie A, Bari worthy of play-offs.


Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Juve look to Verratti.

– PSG midfielder is priority in midfield to soar in the Champions League.

– He could arrive even without the need to sacrifice Pogba.

– Guarin back on the agenda and they challenge Inter for Morata.

– Tomorrow against Sassuolo Barzagli is ready, Vidal getting better.

– Napoli, fear for Higuain.

– At San Siro 0-0 with Inter and an impressive Kovacic. At the end heavy collision between Andreolli and the Argentine, who was stretchered off.

– Immobile votes for Toro in Europe.

– Prandelli, think about it: Does this Balotelli deserve the World Cup?

– Super Cuadrado, Fiorentina show and Bologna shivers.

– Palermo, it’s almost Serie A.

– Empoli second again, Trapani reboot.

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