The City manager wants Wolfsburg pair Grafite and Edin Dzeko but both are likely to be too expensive.
Target: Celtic midfielder Aiden McGeady
He also wants Celtic's Aiden McGeady and Andy Carroll of Newcastle.
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Explore more:People:Aiden McGeady, Edin Dzeko, Alex McLeishPlaces:Newcastle, Birmingham