Coach Cesare Prandelli said on Monday that the striker Mario Balotelli needs love and will eventually learn from his mistakes, Italy
"Balotelli will learn," Prandelli told reporters. "He will need a lot of love, he is a guy who we give a lot to and is important for Milan."
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New coach Clarence Seedorf thanked AC Milan for having the courage to appoint him after watching his side beat Hellas Verona 1-0 with a late Mario Balotelli penalty on his debut on Sunday. "The focus has been to rediscover the joy of playing, to do training sessions with the ball,"
AC Milan have denied speculation that striker Mario Balotelli will be available to buy in next month's transfer window.
Reports emanating from Italy claimed Milan president Silvio Berlusconi was ready to listen to offers for Balotelli after a bust-up with the former Manchester City forward.
Balotelli's future at the San Siro has
Mario Balotelli has warned England to expect nothing but defeat when they face Italy at the World Cup next summer.
The former Manchester City forward says he is ready to make a major impact in Brazil, and he has told England to fear the worst when they meet on June 14.
Mario Balotelli believes if he is going to prove to the world that he is the best striker and he has to show it at the World Cup in Brazil.
Italy are to face England in their opening Group D match on June 14 in the Amazonian city of Manaus.
Former AC Milan star Zvonimir Boban thinks Mario Balotelli is overrated and says that the Italy international would have strived for game-time in his day.
The 23-year-old is unable to produce to his best form this season after a bright start to life at Milan in the first half of 2013