Former Italy forward Antonio Cassano said he believes Mario Balotelli has "found his level" at Nice as the Ligue 1 club prepare to extend the former Manchester City forward's stay.
Balotelli signed a one-year deal when he joined last summer, with his 15 goals in 23 games helping the club to an unexpected third-placed finish.
He is expected to sign a new two-year contract in the coming days, and president Jean-Pierre Rivere told RMC he could take a pay cut to stay.
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Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says his club's summer transfer plans hinge on whether Andrea Belotti is sold or not, and he is interested in the opportunity to coach Mario Balotelli again.
Belotti is being linked with a move to AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester United although Torino president Urbano Cairo has insisted that no offer or enquiry has yet been received for a player who has a €100 million release clause in his contract, valid only for clubs from abroad.
His contract at Nice may run out at the end of the month, but it doesn't look like Mario Balotelli is overly concerned about his immediate future.
Indeed, the Italian striker posted a video on Instagram of a lighthearted (at least we assume it's lighthearted) play fight between himself and his little brother, Enock Barwuah.
Thankfully, Balotelli made sure to include the #brotherjokes hashtag in his post to assure his followers that he and his sibling hadn't actually resorted to trading full blows.