Manchester City open talks with long-term midfield target

Published 1 Comments

Football News

Manchester City are closing in on Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi, according to reports in Italy.

City have long been linked with a move for the Italian international, and came close to landing their man before he opted to stay put in Rome.

However a bust-up with Roma boss Zdenek Zeman appears to have pushed him close to the exit and TalkSPORT report, quoting sources in Italy, that the midfielder has met Manchester City officials to open discussions over a potential move the Etihad Stadium.

It’s claimed that the 29-year-old reportedly flew to London recently to hold talks about a move, but is also open to a switch to Paris Saint-Germain, who are also believed to be keen on securing his services.

Roberto Mancini was left frustrated over the summer after missing out on a host of summer transfer targets, and could be ready to spend big in January after failing to emerge from the group stages of the Champions League for the second season running.

The Citizens rounded off their sorry campaign with defeat against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, meaning they finished with just three points – the lowest tally ever accumulated by an English side in the Champions League era.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Manchester City
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again