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Mancini happy with Balotelli climbdown

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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini on Friday said that he believed Mario Balotelli "respected himself" when he climbed down in his attempts to overturn a club fine. 

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini (R) speaks to his Italian striker Mario Balotelli during a Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund in Manchester, north-west England, on October 3, 2012. Mancini on Friday said that he believed Balotelli "respected himself" when he climbed down in his attempts to overturn a club fine.

Italy striker Balotelli, 22, was set to take his club to a Premier League tribunal in an attempt to overturn a fine of two weeks wages over his poor disciplinary record last season.

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