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Mancini: Balotelli row overblown

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said his training ground bust-up with striker Mario Balotelli was overblown and has no plans to sell him. He added "Mario is Mario" but that the player needs to change.

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Dramatic bust-up between Balotelli and Mancini

Balotelli, left, and Mancini have endured a fractious relationship on and off the pitch. Credit: Eamonn & James Clarke

Dramatic pictures appear to show Manchester City bad boy Mario Balotelli in a physical bust-up with Roberto Mancini, his manager.

The images show the pair tussling and and grabbing each other before they were restrained by colleagues.

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