Tuesday August 2 2011
Milan hatch Balotelli plan

Mario Balotelli’s public appeal for a return “home” from Manchester City could see Milan make a transfer deadline day loan swoop.

It’s reported the Rossoneri are hatching a plan to wait it out until the final days of the summer to make their proposal.

SuperMario would arrive on loan with an option to buy at the end of the season, providing him with both a return ‘home’ and the chance to play for the club he always supported.

“I’m not happy at Manchester, I don’t like the city,” he told Sky Sport Italia after scoring in City’s 3-0 win over Inter on Sunday.

“I’m happy with the Coach and within the team, but you can’t have everything in life,” he continued.

“I don’t miss Milan, I miss Brescia, my home. I miss my family and my friends. I don’t know if I will stay until the end of my contract,” he added. “I’m here for now and then we’ll see.”

This is not the first time the Rossoneri have taken advantage of a player who is unhappy in his situation, but too expensive for a permanent switch.

They also snatched Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Barcelona on loan with a mandatory buy-out clause at the end of the season. Ibra was also a former Inter player who crossed the San Siro divide.

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