Roberto Mancini admitted he will be disappointed to see "one of my children" Mario Balotelli leave Manchester City for AC Milan but insists the move is in the best interests of the Italy forward.
Manchester City's Mario Balotelli (L) shares a joke with manager Roberto Mancini when coming on as a substitute during the FA Cup third-round clash against Watford on January 5, 2013. Mancini admitted he will be disappointed to see "one of my children" Balotelli leave Manchester for AC Milan but insists the move is in the best interests of the Italy forward.
Balotelli was missing from English champions City's goalless Premier League draw away to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Tuesday as his reported pound sterling19 million ($30 million) transfer was finalised.
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