Writer: Johnny Baguette VMC Newsdesk
Date:Saturday August 20 2011
Roberto Mancini has confirmed at his pre Bolton presser the need to seal the departures of numerous unwanted senior players before the summer transfer window closes...
Our rotating exit door stuck record repeats again the names of Emmanuel Adebayor, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Craig Bellamy, Wayne Bridge and Roque Santa Cruz. All Mark Hughes signings and all mired in a big salary, long contract swamp.
'I did not buy these players and I can only answer for the players that I buy. I tried with these players two years ago but they are not part of my plans now. I am sorry about this because I respect these players, but it is better that I am clear with them.'
The latter three players in the list above are over 26 years old and it's worth noting that since the Boxing Day that Mancio came to town, City haven't signed a player over 25 years old in advance of imminent financial regulations.
Carlos Tevez appears to be filed under 'sort of wanted' in Mancio's office but if the deal is right it's clear he can do one and you won't find many Blues shedding tears over that departure.
In the meantime, MCFC Academy graduates Nedum Onuoha and Vladimir Weiss are more likely to leave ahead of any knee knacked strikers. Onuoha is being pursued by a number of our rivals and Weiss is heading for Dinamo Kyiv.
Mancio confirmed yesterday that the purchase of Samir Nasri will not be The Citizens final business before August is out. The smart money is on temperamental Fiorentina winger Alessio Cerci joining alongside Nasri.
VMC understands that the Nasri deal has been concluded with a £22 million fee agreed between City and Arsenal days ago, but the hold up has been over a disagreement on the agent fees.
all times GMT+1
Su 21 Aug 16:00 Bolton, Reebok Stadium, PL
Su 28 Aug 13:30 Spurs, White Hart Lane, PL
JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY THIS SUMMER:
Join the debate in the VMC City Chat Forum as we gear up for Sunday's trip to Bolton!
VMC ON YOUTWITFACE:
VMC is now available on both Facebook and Twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Date:Saturday August 20 2011
Man City v West Ham - Team Line-Ups (Sunday April 19 2015)
City v West Ham - Team News (Saturday April 18 2015)
Milner & Hart Ahead Of West Ham (Friday April 17 2015)
Pellegrini - We Have To Stay Together (Friday April 17 2015)
The Manchester City Injury Table... (Friday April 17 2015)
Kompany Out For The Season? Updated 17/4/15 (Wednesday April 15 2015)
Manager And Players Out The Door! (Wednesday April 15 2015)
Audio - City In The News (Tuesday April 14 2015)
The Ped Report.... Stretford 4-2 City (Monday April 13 2015)
Hart - We Let Ourselves Down (Monday April 13 2015)
|Man Utd||4||-||2||Man City|
|Crystal Palace||2||-||1||Man City|
|Man City||2||-||0||Leicester City|
|3. Man Utd||33||19||8||6||28||65|
|4. Man City||32||18||7||7||31||61|
|Szczesny & Santi On Reading Win
» Arsenal : 19/04/2015 15:00:01
|Wenger Credits Reading
» Arsenal : 19/04/2015 14:42:00
|Liverpool: FA Cup Semi-Final Team News
» Liverpool : 19/04/2015 14:17:00
|FA Cup Semi - Villa v Liverpool - Teams
» Aston Villa : 19/04/2015 14:08:01
|A Sterling Question?
» Chelsea : 19/04/2015 13:13:00