Steve McClaren fears City could wait a while before Dzeko settles in at City

18 February 2011 09:44
Steve McClaren believes it will take time before Manchester City see the best of new ?27million signing Edin Dzeko.[LNB]The Bosnian striker has struggled to make an impact at Eastlands since joining City  from Wolfsburg last month and has scored just once in seven appearances.[LNB] McClaren was the man who sold him to City during his time in charge of Wolfsburg before he was sacked last month.[LNB] Misfiring: Dzeko has scored just once since signing for Manchester City for ?27m[LNB] The former England manager has backed Dzeko to be a big hit in the Barclays Premier League but that it could take until next season.[LNB]McClaren said: 'Once Edin settles in England and adapts to the English system, he will be a major force. He has all the attributes to be a big hit in England. He is very good technically and has very good feet.[LNB]'In some ways he reminds me of a taller version of Mark Viduka. Mark was brilliant in the box and for such a big guy had amazing technical skills.[LNB]'Edin is very much the same, but given that Edin is a lot taller than Mark I reckon that his physical presence will be more telling in the Premier League.[LNB]'They have got so many good strikers there at Manchester City that of course it will take him time to bed in, But I think he is a player that will be really suited to the Premier League But you have to remember that not everyone settles in automatically.'[LNB] The most incredible team photo: Manchester City line up with Rooney, Torres, Ribery, Kaka, Ronaldo, Drogba, Messi and even Where?s Wally! Fulham on alert as Wright-Phillips hints he will quit Man City in the summer MANCHESTER CITY FC

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