Mancini rules out move for Rodwell

26 September 2010 12:33
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has described the prospect of signing Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell as 'impossible'.[LNB] The Toffees star has long been courted by the Premier League's top clubs but no move materialised over the close season.[LNB]That was despite reported interest from the likes of Manchester United but close neighbours City have now confirmed their interest.[LNB]And despite Mancini's attempts to create a side of potential champions, he knows any swoop in January for Rodwell is likely to end in failure.[LNB]The Italian has the resources to move for the injured England Under-21 international but he told the Daily Star Sunday: "We put English players in the team but it isn't easy because all the clubs that have English players won't sell.[LNB]"I like Jack Rodwell but will Everton sell? Impossible. If I can, I give young players a chance. [LNB]"I was just 16 when I first played in Serie A."

Source: Team_Talk