Eriksson sets up Adriano deal for Man City

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Controcampo says Eriksson has been in contact with his former Lazio star about a straight loan swap - with no fees involved - exchanging Adriano for Rolando Bianchi.

Both deals would be for six months, with permanent deals left open to be discussed at the end of the season.

Mancini and Eriksson have already agreed in-principle the swap, but the club's moneymen must still sign off on the deal - with Adriano's wages a clear £2.5 million-a-year greater than Bianchi's.

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