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Mancini eyes up summer move for Liverpool ace

Date: 2nd February 2013 at 5:00 pm
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suarez.jpgThe transfer window may be shut, but there’s still plenty of buzz in the Football Transfer Tavern with Richard Tanner of the Daily Express reckoning Manchester City are set to make up for their lack of business in January with a marquee summer signing.

Roberto Mancini is reportedly poised to make a £40 million bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in the summer, who he views as the clubs long term successor to Mario Balotelli.

Balotelli completed his £19 million move to AC Milan this week, and despite speculation City failed to replace him with a big name striker on deadline day.

Suarez meanwhile, has come out this week and pledged to stay at Liverpool for the foreseeable future, even if the club fail to qualify for the Champions League this season.

Mancini is keen to test the Uruguayan’s statement, and make a bid for the man who has already notched 22 goals in all competitions this season.

Liverpool and Suarez visit the Etihad Stadium tomorrow and Mancini said ahead of the game: “Suarez is a top player. I like him because he has quality, he is strong and he works. He is one of the best in England. But he plays for Liverpool.”

Balotelli meanwhile offered a parting shot after he was unveiled as a Milan player, despite describing the Premier League as ‘the best in the world.’

The Italian said: “Good things … my team-mates and manager. And the bad things? Everything else. The press, first. The weather. The food. The way you drive. That’s it.”

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4 thoughts on “Mancini eyes up summer move for Liverpool ace

  • redone
    3 years ago

    Load of B$$%%KS!. Go get another job!!!

  • david read
    3 years ago

    Is this reporter deaf saurez just told everyone yesterday hes not leaving this garbage press is a joke

  • jason
    3 years ago

    what the hec. Mancini was asked if he thinks if Suarez is a good player, and he said that he is and he likes him. Who on EARTH does not think Suarez is good. It does not mean he wants to buy him. Cheap reports

  • charlie
    3 years ago

    Mancini won’t have a job by the summer anyway.

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