Italian ‘bad boy’ Mario Balotelli has decided to return to Turkey and join Adana Demirspor after terminating his contract with Swiss outfit Sion. As per Gazzetta dello Sport, the 33-year-old striker has inked a short one-year deal in southern Turkey.

Balotelli enjoyed a prolific season-long stint at Adana in 2021/22. Under the stewardship of another former Serie A star, Vincenzo Montella, he bagged 19 goals, including several headline-grabbing strikes. However, he left the Super Lig that summer to team up with Sion.

Things didn’t go as planned for Balotelli in Switzerland….