Date: 28th April 2011 at 11:01pm
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Manchester City EDS top scorer John Guidetti has turned down a new contract to remain with the Citizens, choosing instead to leave the club as a free agent in the summer.

The Swedish striker netted a hattrick for City’s Elite Development Squad in a convincing 4-0 victory over Stockport in the Manchester Senior Cup on Wednesday.

His form has led to the 19-year-old featuring on the bench in a number of games for Roberto Mancini’s side, although the young Swede feels he can secure more playing time elsewhere.

Speaking to Sportbladet, Guidetti stated: ‘It’s a good contract but simply not good enough.

‘There are better alternatives. My contract expires this summer and then it’s time to move.

‘It’s a perfect situation. I am a striker who should play in one of the best leagues.’


The situation raises the question – why his contract was allowed to run down to just a few months before offering an extension?

What are your thoughts on Guidetti seeking a move? Is he the new ‘Daniel Sturridge’?

 

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