Football

Mancini wants Balotelli reform

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is hoping to see a reformed Mario Balotelli in the New Year.

The Italian's off the field antics have often overshadowed his exceptional form on it, where he's netted 11 league goals to help propel City to the top of the Barclays Premier League.

Tabloid stories surrounding Balotelli have only gone to add to his cult status at the Etihad Stadium, but Mancini hopes the forward can turn a new leaf in 2012.

“I think Mario can improve every week, every month, because he’s still a young player,” said Mancini.

“When you are young, you can always improve.

“I would like the new year to bring for him a different way in that he can understand that if you want to play well at football, to have a good private life, you should have good behaviour always.

“Not sometimes one week, yes and two days, no, but all the time. Every top player has a good private life, has good behaviour, is first into training every day. This is the way for Mario.”

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Manchester City
Premier League
Mario Balotelli

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again