Roberto Mancini Frustrated By Transfer Delays

Roberto Mancini believes Manchester City will be capable of winning the title if they “complete” the squad but has been frustrated by the long wait for Samir Nasri. Nasri, who has just one year remaining on his contract at Arsenal, has long been tipped to complete a move to Eastlands and The Times even reported it as a done deal over a month ago. With Arsenal yet to accept City’s…

August 13, 2011

Roberto Mancini: We Need To Complete Our Squad

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says he still has to finish his summer squad-building exercise. After steering City into the Champions League, Mancini has made four signings since the end of last season, with defenders Gael Clichy and Stefan Savic and goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon joining club-record signing Sergio Aguero at the Etihad Stadium. But speaking after Sunday’s 3-2 Community Shield defeat, the Italian – who has been heavily linked with…

August 8, 2011

Manchester City Sign New Goalkeeper

Manchester City have announced the signing of goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon from Poli Timisoara. Pantilimon, 24, made his debut for the Romanian national team in 2008 and played against City on two occasions in the Europa League last season. He arrives to provide cover for Joe Hart following the sale of Shay Given to Aston Villa. Pantilimon is the club’s fourth signing of the summer after Gael Clichy, Stefan Savic and…

August 5, 2011