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Wednesday February 6 2019
Saint-Maximin drops Milan hint?

Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin has hinted that could be Milan-bound. “It’s just a matter of time…”

Sport Mediaset reported on Tuesday that Milan had agreed a deal worth €20m plus bonuses for Saint-Maximin, who emerged as a Rossoneri target towards the end of the January transfer window.

Amidst the speculation surrounding his future, the 21-year-old wrote on Instagram: “It’s just a matter of time.”

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Tuesday February 5 2019
Milan 'agree Saint-Maximin deal'

Milan have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin for €20m plus bonuses.

According to Sport Mediaset, Nice ‘appreciated’ Milan’s respectful pursuit of Saint-Maximin in the final week of the January transfer window and have accepted a bid.

Saint-Maximin would have also agreed a five-year contract with the Rossoneri, but the broadcaster stresses the deal is likely to depend on Champions League qualification.

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Thursday January 31 2019
Nice set sights on Kouame?

France Football claim Nice have made an approach for Genoa forward Christian Kouame, already in talks with Juventus and Napoli.

It would be a huge surprise to part with the 21-year-old Ivorian on transfer deadline day, as Genoa sold Krzysztof Piatek to Milan for €35m plus bonuses last week.

He has already contributed four goals and five assists in 22 games this season, between Serie A and the Coppa Italia.

Nice sent Mario Balotelli to Olympique Marseille in January and are looking for reinforcements.

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Wednesday January 30 2019
Milan 'want Nice winger, but...'

Milan are reportedly keen on Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin but will find it ‘very difficult’ to sign him before Thursday.

According to Milan News, the Rossoneri like Saint-Maximin ‘very much’ and have already planned a summer assault for the Frenchman.

The website explains Diavolo director Paolo Maldini called the 21-year-old’s camp on Tuesday to see whether a deal could be done in January.

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Friday January 25 2019
Balotelli scores on Marseille debut

Mario Balotelli scored on his debut for Olympique Marseille, but it was a 2-1 home defeat to Lille.

The Italy international came off the bench at the 74th minute of this evening’s Ligue 1 match at the Stade Velodrome.

At that stage, his team was already down to 10 men following Florian Thauvin’s red card.

Nice were 2-0 up when Balotelli put in a precise header, but it was too late to turn things around.

SuperMario had made 10 Ligue 1 appearances for Nice this season without finding the net.

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Wednesday January 23 2019
Balotelli: Knew I'd join Marseille

Olympique Marseille new boy Mario Balotelli claims ‘I knew that sooner or later I’d play here’ after completing his move from Nice.

Balotelli has signed a lucrative contract with Marseille until the end of the season, and the Italy hitman believes he has joined a ‘historic’ club.

“I hope I can make the fans happy,” began OM’s new No 9 at his official unveiling on Wednesday afternoon.

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Wednesday January 23 2019
Nice pay tribute to Balotelli

Nice have paid tribute to Mario Balotelli following his move to Olympique Marseille, describing it as ‘the end of a beautiful story’.

Balotelli joined Nice as a free agent in the summer of 2016 after disappointing spells with Liverpool and Milan and scored 43 goals in two seasons, helping them to a third-place finish in his debut campaign.

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Wednesday January 23 2019
OFFICIAL: Balotelli joins Marseille

Olympique Marseille have officially signed Italy striker Mario Balotelli from Ligue 1 rivals Nice on a contract until the end of the season.

The deal was confirmed in a statement on Marseille’s official website, while Nice added in its own that Balotelli had terminated his contract to make the move.

The 28-year-old will wear the No 9 jersey for Rudi Garcia side’s over the next five months and reportedly earn at least €4m during that time.

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Wednesday January 23 2019
Strootman welcomes 'great' Balotelli

Kevin Strootman has welcomed Olympique Marseille’s deal to sign Nice and Italy striker Mario Balotelli.

Balotelli could become a Marseille player on Wednesday, having arrived to complete his transfer from Nice, and Strootman was enamoured by the possibility of teaming up with his former Serie A rival.

“Is it official?” asked the ex-Roma midfielder with a smile on his face, reports L’Equipe.

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Wednesday January 23 2019
Balotelli takes Marseille medical

Nice and Italy striker Mario Balotelli is reportedly undergoing his Olympique Marseille medical.

According to RMC Sport, Balotelli arrived at the InterContinental Hotel in Marseille on Tuesday evening, before being picked up by an OM delegate ‘shortly before 08:00 GMT’ the following morning.

The broadcaster adds the 28-year-old could be officially unveiled the same day, providing his medical and the signing of his contract go smoothly.

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