Mario Balotelli could be on his way to Napoli if his agent Mino Raiola has his way after talking up his talented and in-form client. The 27-year-old former Inter Milan, Manchester City, AC Milan and Liverpool striker has 21 goals in 29 games in all competitions for Nice this season.In total for the Ligue 1 side, Balotelli has 38 goals in 57 games, having joined the club at the beginning of last season.
With his current contract soon to expire, the Italian’s agent says his client would be a perfect fit for the current Serie A leaders.He told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli: ‘It’s obvious that whoever takes Mario on a free transfer will be getting a bargain.
‘If I were Napoli I’d take him, he’s one of the best strikers around. [Maurizio] Sarri has had an enormous growth and he’d be ideal for the Naples environment.
‘Balotelli is explosive on the pitch, he’s made strides forward with his behaviour. Napoli would be fantastic for a player with his characteristics and his character.
‘There are players who are afraid to come to Naples, but clearly not him. They have to believe to take him, but it would be a bargain.
‘Mario wouldn’t suffer with the expectations from the fans, he’s already been at the biggest clubs in the world. The passion of the fans only does good for him, just like [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic.’
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