Man City desperate for Lazio to take Elano off their hands

Manchester City are desperate for Lazio to take Elano off their hands.

Manchester City are desperate for Lazio to take Elano off their hands.

The Guardian says their FA Cup humiliation by Nottingham Forest has strengthened City's desire to sell Elano and they will encourage Lazio to follow up their interest in a player who is regarded as a troublemaker by the club's management.

Elano has already been fined by manager Mark Hughes for criticising him in a television interview and had a row on the pitch with a team-mate, Daniel Sturridge, on Saturday.

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