Thursday, January 3, 2013

Mario Baloteli and City manager Roberto Mancini involved in training ground squabble

Coming to blows! Roberto Mancini and Mario Balotelli in training ground bust up
Mario Balotelli and Manchester City Manager Roberto Mancini had to be pulled apart by other players and staff after a furious bust-up during training today. Mancini reportedly ordered Balotelli off the field for a late lunge at winger Scott Sinclai, the manager went to keep the two players apart but Balotelli then squared up to the Italian who reacted by grabbing the young striker by his training bib.
Eye witnesses told Sky Sports News: 'Mancini ran at him - he was furious,' said the onlooker. 'He grabbed hold of him and appeared to try and throw him on the floor.
Baloteli who revealed the question #whyalwaysme# underneath his jersey after he scored a goal against Manchester United last year has since become a hot topic in sports as he always in the news for one thing or the otherThe Italian international was due to be recalled to Mancini’s team for this weekend’s FA Cup tie at home to Watford after missing training with a virus over Christmas. This, however, is now in some doubt.
Push and pull: Mancini and Balotelli raged at each other
more pics after the cut

Anger: Mancini was furious after a mistimed tackle from Balotelli
Led off: The striker was pulled away from Mancini by a coach

Back inside: Mancini stomps off furiously