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The signing of James Rodriguez could leave Isco without a role

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Inter Milan and Roma are also interested in the defender

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Patrick Vieira leads Manchester City youngsters from field amid accusations of racism

A friendly match between City's elite development under-21 team and Croatian side HNK Rijeka was cancelled

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The Spain international has undergone surgery

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Yaya Touré has defended his posturing over his future at Manchester City

Yaya Toure latest: Manchester City midfielder wants to stay at the club 'for as long as possible'

Powerful midfielder has been linked with an exit from the Etihad

Alvaro Negredo transfer latest: Striker insists he is happy with life at Manchester City despite links with return to Spain

Striker Alvaro Negredo insists he is happy at Manchester City and is not looking to leave the club.

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