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Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli signs new deal with Nice

Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli signs new deal with Nice

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The Italian scored 15 league goals in France last seasonSunday, June 25, 2017Mario Balotelli has signed a new one-year contract with Nice.The former Manchester City striker, who joined the French club on a free transfer from Liverpool in August, scored 15 Ligue 1 goals in 2016-17 as Lucien Favre's side finished third - earning them a place in qualifying for next season's Champions League.Nice tweeted on Sunday evening: "@ogcnice_eng are delighted to confirm that Mario #Balotelli has signed a new contract with the club."The club credited the 26-year-old for not prioritising the financial aspect of the deal, adding: "We are proud to have convinced the superstar to join us last year and to have seen him flourish on and off the field."The Italian international has made considerable financial e...