Manchester City will leave a €28 million offer on the table today for AS Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi.

City boss Roberto Mancini admitted last week De Rossi would be "perfect" for his midfield as the player continues to baulk at penning a new contract.

Il Messaggero says Roma have rejected City's offer, but the Premier League club will leave the offer on the table as the transfer window closes tonight.

Roma, meanwhile, have told De Rossi's Sergio Berti, to wait a few days before resuming new contract talks.

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