The Italian will be only a few miles from the Italian border this season.
Mario Balotelli can be considered the newest striker for Ligue 1 side Nice after Liverpool have given a green light on the loan deal.
26 year-old Balotelli had his medical at Nice this morning but was awaiting the final ‘OK’ from Liverpool’s offices. All that’s left is the official statement from the clubs.
Nice beat competition from Palermo, Everton and Crystal Palace for the signing of the Italian striker.
The official announcement is next.
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