Manchester City are set to abandon their bid to signChile star Alexis Sanchez from Udinese as Inter Milan and Juventus move in.
City had made a ?21million offer for Sanchez who is also being tracked byManchester United.
City snub: Udinese forward Alexis Sanchez wants to stay in Italy
But the 22-year-old forward is believed to favour staying inItaly, and Udinese demanding closer to ?30m.
City coach Attilio Lombardo said:'It's true we did track Sanchez, but I think this player is more suited to anItalian club right now.'
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