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Frustrated Balotelli could face Gunners

September 23, 2012
By Richard Jolly
Roberto Mancini has admitted that Mario Balotelli was upset at being omitted from the Manchester City squad against Real Madrid but has hinted the Italian may return against Arsenal.

Balotelli was not even on the bench for the 3-2 defeat in the Bernabeu Stadium in the Champions League and Mancini said he faces a struggle to keep his four main strikers happy.

"He was upset, that's normal," the City manager said. "I don't think there can be a player who doesn't play and is happy. ...

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