Balotelli Is Key To Manchester City Title Hopes - Ibrahimovic

Balotelli Is Key To Manchester City Title Hopes - Ibrahimovic

The Sweden captain has tipped his former Inter team-mate to be pivotal in the club's title charge as they try to overhaul Manchester United in the second half of the season.

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes

The 31-year-old played alongside Balotelli for two years between 2007-09 at San Siro for Inter, but with City currently trailing rivals Manchester United by seven points in the title race, his first-team opportunities have become limited this term due to a mixture of poor form and fitness problems.

After scoring just three times in 15 appearances so far this season, the Italian international's future remains up in the air, with reports linking him with a move back to his homeland, but Ibrahimovic feels he still has plenty left to offer.

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