Mario Balotelli has reportedly sent Brescia the third formal reinstatement letter, in addition to a request for the salary of March.

La Gazzetta dello Sport has claimed the club reacted with surprise to the notice received from the former Italy international and according to President Massimo Cellino’s lawyer Mattia Grassani, they are outraged by his behaviour.

“I think Mario Balotelli is the only militant European footballer at top level who has the audacity to put his club in default, pursuant to the Collective Agreement, to obtain full payment of the monthly salary of March, in the middle of the coronavirus and with the sports activities suspended completely” the lawyer said.

“Furthermore, Brescia has now lost count of the warnings, sent by the player and always at night, complaining about the alleged impossibility to train and/or discriminatory attitudes towards him.

“In the last 10 days, he sent three of them, between 8pm and 11.30pm, last Wednesday, when the club’s offices were obviously closed.

“With the experience gained in recent weeks in the field of rules and application of the Collective Agreement, he would achieve a full honorary degree in Law.”

Balotelli’s agent, Mino Raiola, replies to the comment from the lawyer and has warned that ‘the truth will come out’ eventually.   Continue reading

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