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Inter confident of signing Man City midfielder Toure

Inter Milan are confident on completing a deal for Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, according to club vice-president Javier Zanetti.

The Ivorian has been heavily linked with a move to the Italian club, helped by the fact his former City boss is now in charged at Inter.

Yaya Toure could be on his way. Credit: PA

When asked about the ongoing negotiations, Zanetti said to Gazzetta dello Sport: "We are at the stage where we hope we can complete it.

"Yaya would give us that leap in quality."

Bony the player Man City need - Pellegrini

Wilfried Bony was on the scoresheet. Credit: PA

Manuel Pellegrini has backed Wilfried Bony to shine at Manchester City after netting against his former club on Sunday.

The Ivorian, who joined in January, scored in injury-time against Swansea, showing the quality he possesses.

He was very unlucky maybe this year when we bought him because he started by going to the Africa Cup of Nations and he came back with a lot of games in his body.

After that he had an important injury in his ankle and his knee in the same leg, so he stopped for about three or four weeks.

After that we won five games in a row and I didn't want to make changes during this moment.

But it's very important for him to play the minutes he can, first last week against Queens Park Rangers and now he has participated with a goal at Swansea.

I am absolutely sure we bought the player that we need and that he will be important in our future.

– Manuel Pellegrini
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