Monday March 18 2019
Balotelli denies PSG taunts, but...

Mario Balotelli has denied planning to taunt Paris Saint-Germain with a Marcus Rashford T-shirt, but the French Press is standing by its story.

PSG beat Olympique Marseille 3-1 on Sunday, but it had been reported Balotelli was preparing a goal celebration, where he would unveil Rashford’s face – in reference to the Manchester United striker scoring the penalty that knocked the French giants out of the Champions League.

Balotelli dismissed the claims as ‘lies’ on his Instagram story after the match, but Canal+ journalist Olivier Tallaron stood by the report, adding the likes of L’Equipe also had ‘information’ about the Italian’s plan.

The former Inter and Milan hitman, who was left out of the Italy squad for their first two Euro 2020 qualifiers, recently livestreamed a goal celebration with Marseille.

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