Lyon coach Bruno Genesio has said he would be happy to add Juventus veteran Patrice Evra to a squad already bolstered by Memphis Depay this January.
Monaco beat Lorient to return to the summit of Ligue 1, while Alexandre Lacazette's brace saw Lyon past Marseille.
Striker Valere Germain and midfielder Gabriel Boschilia got two goals each as free-scoring Monaco thrashed Lorient 4-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
On Saturday, Balotelli described the abuse he heard at the Armand Cesari stadium and complained that the French league had not acted swiftly.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti was given an unusual yellow card on Saturday for anti-sporting behavior known in the game as "trickery."
PSG coach Unai Emery hopes the extent of Julian Draxler's injury sustained in Saturday's 2-0 win away at Nantes is not serious.