Italy coach Roberto Mancini expressed his remorse Thursday that striker Mario Balotelli hadn’t discovered himself a membership throughout the switch window, arguing the striker would have been “very helpful” for the nationwide staff.
“I’m very sorry to see him in these situations. At 30, he would nonetheless be at full technical maturity and would have been very helpful to the Italy staff,” stated Mancini, his former coach at Inter Milan and Manchester Metropolis.
“I want him one of the best and I hope good issues can nonetheless come his method,” the Italy coach stated in an internet interview with the le Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport newspapers.
Balotelli has scored 14 objectives in his 36 worldwide appearances, his final run-out for the Azzurri coming in September 2018.
After time spent with Good and Marseille within the French Ligue 1, Balotelli pitched up final season at Brescia, however was unable to stop the membership being relegated to Serie B.
The relegation of his house city membership activated a clause in his contract that made him a free agent.