Man City boss Mancini encouraged in bid for Sporting Lisbon superkid Bruma

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has been given encouragement in his pursuit of Sporting Libson whizkid Bruma.

The 17 year-old, whose full name is Armindo Bangna Na, attracted a €3 million offer from City, on the personal request of Mancini, in the summer - which was flatly rejected.

However, its emerged Sporting are prepared to sell Bruma, who has been likened to Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, for between €5-6 million.

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