Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini keen on Patrick Vieira

05 January 2010 09:04
The Inter Milan midfielder, 33, spent two years under Mancini at the San Siro and the Manchester City manager now wants the former Arsenal captain to bolster his squad on a short-term basis until the end of the season. [LNB]Vieira, who is also a target for Lyon, is keen to return to England to play for Mancini and he could be joined by Inter team-mate Ivan Cordoba who has also expressed an interest in leaving Italy for City. [LNB]Bojan Krkic target of Blackburn loanFor now however, Mancini has ruled out any incoming signings until after Wednesday's Carling Cup semi-final against Manchester United. [LNB]Micah Richards is likely to overcome a groin injury to face Manchester United in the Carling Cup semi-final first leg tomorrow, while the Belgian, Dedryck Boyata, could retain his place at centre-half after impressing in Saturday's FA Cup win at Middlesbrough.[LNB]

Source: Telegraph