Sunderland take Balotelli on trial (not THAT one...)
Published 18:19 24/01/12 By Simon Bird
Martin O’Neill has been offered the chance to sign... Balotelli.
The Wearsiders have taken Enoch Balotelli, brother of Manchester City star Mario, on trial.
The 19 year old arrived yesterday and will be put through his paces by the club’s football development staff after failing to clinch a contract at Stoke.
Enoch has been living with his brother in Cheshire and is keen to show his talent, but Sunderland are playing it cool and will see how he does rather than leap into a deal.
He was described by Stoke City staff as “raw.”
Bosnian international striker Zlatan Muslimovic is also in Sunderland on trial after cutting short a spell at Rangers.
The 30-year-old attacker is out of contract after spending three seasons with PAOK Thessaloniki in Greece, where he netted 17 goals in 70 games.