Lunchtime Roundup Tuesday 11th December

Afternoon all,


Roberto Mancini has insisted that Italian striker Mario Balotelli is not for sale. The Italian international has struggled to find form this season as he has only scored once in the eleven games he has played for City

Staying with Manchester City, Gareth Barry may face a fine from the FA after he used abusive language towards a match official during City's 3-2 defeat to rivals Manchester United this Sunday

Swansea's Spanish star Michu has made it clear that he wants to stay with The Swans as he is currently very happy with the team. He has scored 12 Premier League goals alrerady this term which makes him the Premier League's top scorer so far

Arsenal and Liverpool have both showed a lot of interest in signing Stoke City keeper Asmir Begovic. But the Bosnian international has insisted that he is fully focused on Stoke at this point in time

Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu is set to be sidelined for up to 6 months after he under went knee surgery on an injury he picked up during Chelsea's 3-1 victory over Sunderland this Saturday

Arsenal are set to make a move for Manchester United's out of favour winger Nani. The Portugese international has not featured since the start of November and has also been left off the clubs calendar which also hinted at a possible exit

Leeds United are looking at re-signing Max Gradel. The 25-year-old left Leeds in the summer of 2011 for French side Saint-Ettiene. But this deal will only happen if they fail to sign West Brom's Jerome Thomas on a permanent deal

Blackpool boss Michael Appleton wants loan signing Wes Thomas to stay at Blackpool. The 25-year-old has scored once in his opening four games for them

Crewe goalkeeper Alan Martin has signed a contract extension with the club until 2014

Plymouth Argyle are set to announce former Colcehster boss John Ward as their new director of football



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