Manchester City news

Balotelli 'can be one of world's greats'

November 20, 2012
By Richard Jolly
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has told Mario Balotelli that he could be as good as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo if he works harder and lives his life properly.

City meet Ronaldo and Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, with Balotelli a doubt because of a back injury sustained while on international duty with Italy last week.

Balotelli, 22, is yet to score a league goal this season and is now only fourth in the pecking order for striking positions ...

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