There are fresh speculations around the club future of controversial Italian striker Mario Balotelli.
Ballotelli who in the past weeks have been linked with a sensational move to Egyptian side Pyramid FC is now a transfer subject of a possible move to English club, Barnsley.
A report in the Athletic quoting Matt Slater indicates Championship side Barnsley have made an offer to free-agent Balotelli.
Balotelli has been without a club since leaving Italian side Brescia at the end of last season. He has been training with semi-professional Serie D side Franciacorta this month.
The former Liverpool and Manchester City ace is available on a free transfer and Barnsley’s owners have a connection to the striker.
Chien Lee previously owned Ligue 1 side Nice. Balotelli spent three seasons with Nice between 2016 and 2019 and impressed there.
He was even recalled to the Italian national team on the back of his performances.
The Athletic understands Balotelli is still considering the options available to him since the offer from the Championship side as he plots his next move.