Wee bit of bother for Balotelli: Moment Man United fan takes leak on Man City striker's 160,000 camouflaged BentleySupporter stumbled across supercar while star was eating out with friendsComes as it emerges 22-year-old hosted 'leaving party' at his 3m mansion'Told his friends they could take anything as a souvenir… except his pants'
Fuels speculation controversial player may be leaving Manchester for Italy
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Ride and joy: Balotelli posing alongside his camouflaged Bentley and quad bike in a matching jacket
Checking out Balotelli could be about to leave Manchester and return to Milan
Items he gave away included football boots, City tops, footballs and designer clothes.
Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker, who returned to Twitter this week after self-imposed exile, said: 'Seems like Mario Balotelli is on his way to Milan. Must say, I think I'll miss the madness.'
Balotelli was seen carrying some belongings from the club's training
ground yesterday, where he reportedly said his farewells to team-mates and signed a shirt for coach Brian Kidd.
He then joined his team-mates in London for the game
against QPR at Loftus Road tonight.
Last week, it was revealed Balotelli had given notice on his plush mansion four-bedroom property
in the WAGs' mecca of Alderley Edge, which boasts a heated indoor
swimming pool, wine cellar, private cinema and even an astro turf
putting green for perfecting those golf strokes.
Mario's mansion: Balotelli has given notice on the Lodge, situated in the WAGs' paradise of Alderley Edge, Cheshire, which is now available to rent for 13,495 a month
Sneak peek: The detached four bedroom property boasts a heated indoor swimming pool
Private cinema: The plush media room would be ideal for catching the football highlights on Match Of The Day
property, which has gone on the market for a cool 13,500 a month, also houses a lounge and media suite with
an enormous wall-mounted flat screen, a wine cellar to store supplies
for impromptu parties, and a 'spectacular' leisure suite with heated
swimming pool and gym.
decision to leave the property, which will be available from February
16, fuelled speculation the larger-than-life Italian could leave the UK for football abroad.
The 22-year-old, who
regularly hits the headlines for his antics on and off the football
pitch, was involved in a training ground bust-up with City boss Roberto
Mancini earlier this month.
In December, he was also fined 340,000 after missing a fifth of City's games through suspension.
Face-off: Balotelli and Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini were involved in a bust-up earlier this month
Push and pull: The scuffle was the latest in a long line of controversial incidents during his time at City
But he has enjoyed success on the
pitch since his move three years ago, scoring 20 goals in 54 league
appearances for City and winning the Premier League and FA Cup.
He also made headlines when he
accidentally set another of his Cheshire homes on fire after he and his
friends let off fireworks
sportsman famously set his rented 3million home in Manchester alight in
2011 after setting off the pyrotechnics in the bathroom.
are understood to have offered 20m for Balotelli but City, who have also had vague
contact from Juventus, are determined to stick to their valuation.
are expected to make another bid for the Italy forward after their
audacious last-minute move for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba fell
GRASS ALLERGIES, TRAMPS AND FIREWORKS IN THE BATHROOM: THE LONG LIST OF MARIO BALOTELLI'S COLOURFUL SPELL ON AND OFF THE FIELD
March 2011: Misses second half of Europa league match because of a grass allergy
March 2011: Hilarious footage, below, shows star struggling to put on his training bib
April 2011: Gives homeless person 1,000 after winning 25,000 in the casino
October 2011: Sets fire to his 3m mansion after letting fireworks in his bathroom
October 2011: Reveals 'Why Always Me' T-shirt, below, after scoring against Manchester United in response to adverse media attention
March 2012: Gatecrashes Inter Milan press conference
January 2013: Involved in training ground bust-up with manager Roberto Mancini
January 2013: Gives notice on his 13,500-a-month rented mansion in Cheshire