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New Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko is looking forward to joining the club's "project" after being unveiled this afternoon.

£27m Dzeko sets sights on title as he signs for City

Manchester City completed the signing of Bosnia and Herzegovina striker Edin Dzeko last night.

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Gunners let City off the hook

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Wenger: City's pockets are so deep that signing £27m Dzeko is not a risk

Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, said yesterday that Manchester City are engaging in risk-free transfer spending ahead of tonight's match at the Emirates Stadium between the two teams. City are close to signing Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko, having agreed a £27m fee with Wolfsburg, and Wenger claimed that while the fee would be a gamble for other clubs, City's wealth means that it is a safe move for them.

Manchester City in no rush to sign Edin Dzeko

Roberto Mancini is confident patience will prove to be a virtue in his pursuit of Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko.

David Silva and Mario Balotelli to miss Arsenal clash

Manchester City will be without David Silva and Mario Balotelli for tomorrow's crucial Premier League encounter at Arsenal.

Jerome Boateng 'happy' if Edin Dzeko arrives at Manchester City

Jerome Boateng is convinced Manchester City will be signing a star performer if they can lure Edin Dzeko to Eastlands.

Window watch: Edin Dzeko; Robbie Keane; Eidur Gudjohnsen

What a desperate shame for Edin Dzeko to be absent from Wolfsburg's winter-break training camp in Marbella. According to the club, he missed his flight from Bosnia due to fog, which probably means he's holed up in Garry Cook's Prestbury mansion.

Mario Balotelli needs time to adapt says Brian Kidd

Brian Kidd has pleaded for understanding as Mario Balotelli tries to combat the destructive power of homesickness.

Roy Hodgson denies Daniel Agger transfer rumours

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has played down reports linking Daniel Agger with a January move away from Anfield.

Roberto Mancini full of praise for Edin Dzeko

Edin Dzeko's chances of joining Premier League title chasers Manchester City have been boosted with a ringing endorsement from City's manager Roberto Mancini.

Edin Dzeko on verge of move to Manchester City

Edin Dzeko is set to break the Bundesliga transfer record by joining Manchester City from Wolfsburg for a fee in the region of 40 million euros, according to reports in Germany.

McClaren survives despite Wolfsburg's cup shock

Steve McClaren has been given a vote of confidence by Wolfsburg and will still be their coach after the winter break next month despite their poor start to the season. Speculation mounted on Wednesday that McClaren was about to be sacked after Wolfsburg, languishing in 13th in the Bundesliga, were knocked out of the German Cup by second division Energie Cottbus.

McClaren to stay on at Wolfsburg

Steve McClaren has been given a vote of confidence by Bundesliga club Wolfsburg and will still be their coach when training resumes after the winter break on January 2.

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