Milan the only option for Balotelli after Juventus cool their interest
12:05 GMT, 29 January 2013
12:14 GMT, 29 January 2013
Mario Balotelli hopes of a return to
Serie A are resting with AC Milan after Juventus distanced themselves
from a move for the Manchester City striker.
Despite mounting speculation that
Juve had joined Milan in the race to sign him, Sportsmail understands
they have no interest in him and are happy to leave the way clear for
their Serie A rivals.
Transfer talks: Milan have made offer for Man City striker Mario Balotelli
Manager Antonio Conte is content with his current striking options, particularly after wrapping up a deal for Athletic Bilbao marksman Fernando Llorente.
Additionally, they have taken former Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka on a five-month loan.
Baloteli is now anxiously waiting to see if Milan can come up with an acceptable offer. They are ready to pay up to 20million, City are holding out for 24m.