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Man City - Mancini & Balotelli


I used to play a little.
Oct 24, 2003
Hi All,

A few questions...

Come the end of the season if you were in charge of Man City would you sell or keep Balotelli? If you owned Man City, would you keep Mancini or release him?


What do you think the Man City owners will do? Will they replace Mancini and can you see Balotelli at City next year, or perhaps that is dependent on the manager?

Personally I would sell Balotelli. He is good but he is not a world beater. I don't think he will become one either, he is trouble and upsets team harmony. I also keep Mancini because I don't think it's easy to assemble a whole new squad and win the league. I think they will have learnt a lot about themselves this year and will assault the league next year perhaps with a couple of signings.

I don't think City will replace Mancini but I have not read any articles so I may be blind to what the media have written. The only two guys I would consider replacing him with are Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola. Both are realistic in my opinion as Jose wants out and back to England so it seems and Pep's contract is up at the end of the year. Will Balotelli go.... Who would take him??

Yorkshire Blue

Super Moderator⭐
Staff member
Oct 27, 2003
Balotelli is awesome.

I still think his true calling in life is as a dictator in some banana republic though. He'd be immense.

Mancini meh.


Moderator of Moderators
Sep 22, 2005
Southend On Sea
I noticed that he went down with a knock just as the ref blowed for half time on Sunday, not one of his team mates enquired if he was ok they just trudged off, some right past him

The fact he shouldn't have been on the pitch anyway after his disgraceful challenge on Song the reason IMO