Last season, Olympique de Marseille took advantage of Mario Balotelli’s talent during the last six months of the season.
Recruited in January, the Italian international had generally succeeded under the colors of OM with 8 goals scored in 15 games in Marseille.
However, the explosive nature of the Italian international did not prompt Jacques-Henri Eyraud and Andoni Zubizarreta to extend the contract for “Super Mario”, which had only signed for six months in Marseille.
It is therefore free from any contract that the Italian joined the Brescia club this summer. With little success for the moment since he has only totaled five goals in Series A this season with the current red lantern of the championship.
Obviously, Mario Balotelli does not imagine playing in the Italian second division next season. It is perhaps for this reason that the former player of Inter, Manchester City or even AC Milan is talking about him again in Marseille this weekend.
Indeed, Mario Balotelli took advantage of his Instagram account to send a very clear message to the supporters and leaders of Olympique de Marseille. “I miss you” purely and simply published Super Mario, accompanied by a photograph of his exploits at the Stade Vélodrome.
Still, the OM locker room could be against a possible return of Mario Balotelli . The Phocaean’s consultant, Jacques Bayles, had indicated a few months ago that OM had found the perfect striker in the person of Dario Benedetto, much less “unbearable” than Balotelli.
“Attitude is very important. It is better to have a Benedetto than a Mario Balotelli. Because he was unbearable in the locker room, even if he scored goals. While Benedetto, it is pleasant to live” explained in particular the former assistant of Rolland Courbis, for whom the players of Olympique de Marseille were not really in phase with Mario Balotelli in Provence.