Mario Balotelli is "slimming down well and working a lot" to get back into shape for Nice's Ligue 1 challenge, teammate Pierre Lees-Melou has told RMC.
Balotelli has played just 75 minutes of competitive football for his club this term *after his condition was criticised by Nice coach Patrick Vieira.
Since then, the former Manchester City and Liverpool forward, who had been expected to leave Nice this summer has been applying himself in training to get back into shape, according to Lees-Melou.
Paris Saint-Germain will be without midfielder Marco Verratti, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, left-back Layvin Kurzawa and right-back Dani Alves against Liverpool at Anfield in Tuesday's Champions League Group C opener.
Alphonse Areola is no downgrade between the sticks, while Thomas Meunier, largely thanks to his age, is arguably a better option on the right of defence and Juan Bernat represents a logical alternative on the left.
However, there is no replacement for Verratti in the middle --...
UEFA's Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) committee will review Paris Saint-Germain's financial fair play (FFP) situation on Wednesday but may not reach a verdict this week, a source close to the case has told ESPN FC.
French champions PSG avoided sanctions for 2015, 2016 and 2017 and brought in the total of around €50 million that UEFA had wanted before the end of June in order to avoid further complications.
Shortly after they had brought in the money through the sales of Javier Pastore,...