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Roberto Mancini is convinced Emmanuel Adebayor just needs a goal to relaunch his Manchester City career.

Given will not be sold on the cheap

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has warned any potential suitors they will not get Shay Given on the cheap.

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Mark Hughes has made his third signing since becoming Fulham manager by bringing the Mexican defender Carlos Salcido to Craven Cottage from PSV Eindhoven on a three-year deal for a reported £1.6m.

Balotelli quick off mark to put City in the ascendancy

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City play down Adebayor's hopes of move to Juventus

Having just awarded Emmanuel Adebayor the No 9 shirt, Manchester City are determined that he will be wearing it come the start of the Premier League season next week. Yesterday, the Togo striker appeared to signal the end of his stay at Eastlands after just one controversial season by saying he was considering a move to Juventus, but City have no intention of letting him go.

Brian Viner: Cock-ups all round as ITV yield early advantage to BBC in broadcasters' battle

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Mancini says Tevez should leave City if he is unhappy

Manager admits it is better to sell players if they do not want to be at club after speculation grows over striker

Touré tells Adebayor to keep calm at Arsenal

Manchester City captain Kolo Touré has warned his team-mate Emmanuel Adebayor that their former supporters at Arsenal have been "waiting" for the chance to deliver more abuse at him during Saturday's game at the Emirates but admitted that the striker's intemperate response to them in last September's home fixture between the clubs was wrong.

'Haunted' Adebayor quits Togo over shooting

The Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor announced his retirement from international football yesterday, saying he was "still haunted" by the deadly attack on his team at the Africa Cup of Nations in January.

High-profile international retirements

Emmanuel Adebayor today ruled himself out of Togo international action.

Tevez on fire ahead of Manchester derby

Former Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez will face his old club on Saturday in arguably the form of his life.

Mancini hails unstoppable Tevez

Roberto Mancini must be hoping Carlos Tevez keeps scoring in the last seven games of the season.

Adebayor handed four-game ban

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been handed a four-match ban after being sent off during the FA Cup fifth-round replay defeat against Stoke on Tuesday, the FA have confirmed.

Adebayor suspension hits City hard

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor will miss the club's entire list of fixtures in March, with his three-match ban for his dismissal at Stoke automatically extended to four because of a prior suspension for violent conduct in the game against Arsenal in September.

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