Featured Matches
Previous
Seattle Sounders FC
Los Angeles
ESPN2 2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Richmond Kickers
Crystal Palace
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Norwich City
Nice
5
1
FT
Game Details
Richmond Kickers
Crystal Palace
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Brøndby
Silkeborg IF
2
0
FT
Game Details
AIK
Falkenbergs FF
3
0
FT
Game Details
BK Hacken
Djurgarden
2
1
FT
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Los Angeles
ESPN2 2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Tigre
All Boys
(5) 0
(4) 0
FT-Pens
Game Details
Belgrano de Córdoba
Independiente
12:15 AM GMT
Game Details
Next

Marouane on the move?

Transfer Talk 20 minutes ago
Read
ESPN FC Posted by ESPN staff
Jun 16, 2013

Mancini: Cavani was a City target

Roberto Mancini says Edinson Cavani is a long-term target of Manchester City, claiming the Uruguayan was often discussed during his time as manager.

Edinson Cavani has helped Napoli to a fine start to the season
Edinson Cavani has scored 78 goals in 104 games for Napoli

The Napoli striker is reportedly being tracked by Real Madrid and Chelsea as well as City and looks set to depart the Stadio San Paolo this summer.

Former City manager Mancini, who was fired at the end of last season, has confirmed there has been interest from the club in Cavani, although he is unsure if that remains following Manuel Pellegrini’s appointment.

"When I was at City I often spoke about Cavani with the management because he was somebody who could have been targeted," Mancini is quoted as saying by the Manchester Evening News

"However, I don't know now whether he is of interest in the club's new technical project."

Edin Dzeko has been linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium after failing to secure regular first-team football.

Napoli has been mooted as a possible destination for the Bosnia international striker. And Mancini is in no doubt that the player he signed from Wolfsburg in 2011 would be a hit in Serie A.

He said: "Dzeko is a great striker and he could score 20 to 30 goals a season in Italy, I'm sure of that."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.