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Manchester City Release Patrick Vieira

The Premier League has published a list of players who are out of contract and no longer have a club - Manchester City midfielder, Patrick Vieira is on the list.

The former France international, who celebrates his 35th birthday on Tuesday 23rd June joined City from Inter Milan initially on a six-month contract during the 2009/10 January transfer window, however that was soon extended by another year.

Vieira's last game in a City shirt was during the FA Cup final win over Stoke when he came on as a late substitute.

Patrick Vieira is expected to see out his remaining days as a professional footballer in the MLS.

The Premier League free transfer list can be found here.

We wish Patrick all the best.




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Writer: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 16 2011

Time: 2:55PM

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Well, I'll be the first to admit I thought he was a terrible signing...one last pay day for an old mate of Mancini's and all that...BUT he proved me wrong by weighing in with a fair few goals and apparently his off-field experience and influence was greatly appreciated by all his younger team mates. No doubt he'll end up back at the Emirates when he's ready.
Spooks
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16/06/2011 15:10:00

I hope he comes back as a coach and would have liked him to stay - but his wages were reported to have been very high and we are cutting the wage bill massively this summer so it had to be.
StuMCFC
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16/06/2011 21:04:00

That list was issued without the knowledge that talks are still ongoing with Paddy's representatives.
Johnny Baguette
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19/06/2011 07:44:00

Great signing for City, sat on the bench and was payed a rediciously amount of money, ... Taking the ***** ... Now Tevez taking you for ride... Pantomime season starting again.
nordkap
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20/06/2011 08:30:00

Nordkap - could you enlighten us on how much he was paid? Numb nuts!
Bluedub
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20/06/2011 16:34:00

 

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