Mario Balotelli had been fined a week's wages for breaking a club curfew. The 21-year-old accepted the punishment - believed to be around £120,000 - after being pictured outside a strip club in Liverpool in the early hours of Friday, contravening club regulations ahead of the game against Bolton.
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