Mario Balotelli may miss derby against Manchester United

Last updated : 09 February 2011 By Daily Mail

City's 20-year-old Italian is back in England after two weeks in America recovering from a knee problem.

Fitness race: Balotelli could miss City's showdown with United on Saturday

But City coach David Platt suggested the match against the Premier League leaders may be too soon for him.

Platt said: 'He's not trained much yet. Mario came back on Monday, he's continued with his rehab and so far so good. It's certainly not a given that he'll be on the bench against United.'

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Source: Daily Mail

Source: Daily Mail