Date: 10th May 2010 at 2:40pm
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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed that German international Jerome Boateng is close to agreeing an £11m switch to Manchester City.

The club has been heavily linked with the versatile 21-year-old and it is now thought that City are ready to activate his release clause.

Mancini stated of the Hamburg defender: ‘We are quite close to signing him. Boateng is a good player, a young player and strong.

‘He plays for the national team and there is a good chance to get him. He can play three different positions; central defence, right full-back or in midfield. If we find a player like that it is better for us.’


Boateng, brother of Portsmouth midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng, could be arriving at Eastlands as soon as by the end of the week, with the club determined to push through deals before this summers World Cup.

 

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