The Sun says Mancini is ready to make a £40million summer bid for Liverpool ace Suarez.
He said: “For me, Suarez is a top player. I like him as he is strong, he works. He’s one of the best in England.”
Mancini’s men face Suarez and Liverpool at the Etihad tomorrow.
And asked if he was a player he would like at City, Mancini said: “Suarez plays for Liverpool. He has quality and is strong.”