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Manchester City join West Ham in race for 3.5m Atalanta's Tiberio Guarente

18 May 2010 17:10:28

Manchester City join West Ham in race for 3.5m Atalanta's Tiberio Guarente

Manchester City have been linked with a move for Atalanta midfielder Tiberio Guarente as Roberto Mancini looks to add steel to his midfield. The Eastlands boss almost signed McDonald Mariga from Parma and Real Madrid's Fernando Gago in the winter before settling on a short-term move for 33-year-old Patrick Vieira. And with Mancini ready to go back into the market, Guarente's agent says City are among the clubs chasing the highly rated 24-year-old. In the running: Atalanta's 5ft 11in midfielder Tiberio Guarente Napoli have already made a £3.5million move for a player who was being touted around for more than double that a year ago - before Atalanta's relegation from Serie A. Udinese and West Ham have also been linked, though the departure of Gianfranco Zola from Upton Park could have quelled the Hammers' interest. When asked specifically about the interest of Udinese, Napoli and City, agent Giovanni Bia said: 'I know that these clubs have asked about him, but I don't know what will happen. 'The first to make a determined bid could get him, because in any case he will leave Bergamo.' Guarente has a growing reputation as a box-to-box midfielder with an impressive left foot.  Michael Johnson determined to blast back for Manchester City as midfielder targets September returnManchester City eye £22m Yoann Gourcuff as Laurent Blanc departure pushes star towards Bordeaux exitBuy, buy Manchester City: Money men swoop for David Luiz as Villa fight to keep MilnerMANCHESTER CITY FC


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