Soccer-Balotelli in doubt for Champions League playoffs (Reuters)

BERNE, Aug 8 (Reuters) – AC Milan’s maverick striker Mario Balotelli could miss the Champions League playoff matches after the club said he had suffered a thigh muscle injury during a pre-season friendly. Balotelli, who made a quick impact after joining Milan from Manchester City in January, went off near the end of Milan’s friendly against Los Angeles Galaxy in the United States which the Serie A side won 2-0 on Wednesday. “During the course of the game, Mario Balotelli suffered a muscular problem in his right thigh,” said AC Milan in a statement. “He will be examined on his return to Italy. …

You must be logged in to post a comment Login