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Submitted by SadeckJaffal 915d ago | news

Mancini: Manchester City were very close to signing Van Persie

The manager feels the striker has been the difference between his side and rivals United so far in the title race, and says he could have improved his team in the Champions League

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says that his side were "very close" to signing Manchester United striker Robin van Persie in the summer, and denied that he decided against a move because of money. (English Premier League, Manchester City, Manchester United, Roberto Mancini, Robin van Persie, Transfers)

Thefreeman012  +   915d ago
I feel that's a load of bull, RVP wanted to go to a club with history and chose the better of the two manchesters
asmith2306  +   913d ago
I agree. RvP isn't a mercenary like most of the City players.

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