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Manchester City's quiet summer might finally explode into a frenzy after manager Roberto Mancini revealed his intentions for the coming season. The Robin van Persie saga has occupied their transfer space in the off-season but with no end in sight, Mancini is set to push ahead with his other targets. The Italian hasn't been too happy about the lack of transfer spending though and has demanded support from director Brian Marwood to keep City ahead of their rivals.
Speaking to Sky Sports, the man who delivered the club their first title since 1968 said: â€œWe don't need big changes. We don't need 10 players like maybe two or three years ago. But we need three or four or five players.â€City's squad is filled with highly paid Internationals, which has forced them to reduce their fat wage bill before adding fresh faces. And, Mancini feels that bringing in young players is the way forward as he added:â€ In these five players will be young guys for the future because it is important to put young players in the squad and make them as good as the players that we have."
But the current crop of youngster at the club are being deemed surplus to demands as striker John Guidetti and winger Vladimir Weiss are being tipped to jump ship. Guidetti is being linked with Lazio and Sunderland after his exploits for Feyenoord while on loan last season while Weiss is close to a switch to the Serie A, with Inter Milan and Pescara the interested parties.
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