/Soccer: Balotelli to join Marseille from Nice – report

Soccer: Balotelli to join Marseille from Nice – report

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – UEFA Nations League – League A – Group 3 – Italy v Poland – Stadio Renato Dall’Ara, Bologna, Italy – September 7, 2018 Italy’s Mario Balotelli REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

PARIS (Reuters) – Italy striker Mario Balotelli has agreed to join Olympique de Marseille from fellow Ligue 1 side Nice on a six-month contract, French sports daily L’Equipe reported on Tuesday. The newspaper added that the 28-year-old, who has also played for Inter and AC Milan as well as Manchester City and Liverpool, would have a medical on Wednesday. OM were not immediately available to comment. Balotelli’s contract was due to expire in June.

Marseille are seventh in the standings, level on 31 points with eighth-placed Nice who have played a game more.

Reporting by Julien Pretot; editing by Ken Ferris

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