Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini admits he wants to land Inter Milan firebrand Mario Balotelli. Mancini was in charge at the San Siro for four seasons, winning three consecutive Scudetti, until he was replaced by Jose Mourinho in 2008, and is a keen admirer of Balotelli's talents.

"I would take Mario immediately, without any doubt," said Mancini.

"Potentially, he is a world-class champion."