"Balotelli showed interest in playing for Flamengo"

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Jorge Jesus may have another striker to compete with Gabigol.

The press says Mario Bolatelli is on route to Flamengo, team coached by Jorge Jesus, and that the president of Mengão confirmed that negotiations are already under way. Rodolfo Landim said that the Italian showed interest in moving to Brasileirão.

"There are already contacts with Balotelli. He has shown interest in playing for Flamengo, but there is nothing else for now. He is a great player, but there is still a lot to be done," he explained on the sidelines of an event at the headquarters of the Rio de Janeiro State Football Federation (FERJ).

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