Argentina defender Ansaldi next on Mancini's Man City transfer wish-list

08 January 2010 08:06
Roberto Mancini is poised to follow up his deal for Patrick Vieira withthe £4.5m signing of Rubin Kazan full-back Cristian Ansaldi.

Next up: Mancini is tracking Argentine ace Ansaldi

Sportsmail revealed Manchester City's interest last month and reports from Russia on Thursday night suggested a fee had been agreed between the clubs. 

The Argentina international has been impressive in the ChampionsLeague as the Russian side have proved to be one of the surprisepackages of the competition this season.

Ansaldi, 23, has yet to agree personal terms but no problems are anticipated.

Ansaldi joined Rubin from South American side Newell's Old Boys two years ago.

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Source: Daily_Mail