Manchester City striker John Guidetti has indicated that he would love to make the move to Italy.

The 20-year old Swede is being linked with Serie A club Lazio and admits it would be a preferable transfer to a country he is extremely familiar with.

"My grandfather was Italian," he told Corriere dello Sport. "We originated in Ferrara and I've been coming to Italy on holiday for years.

"The bond is strong and my family still has an apartment in Rome. I've always dreamed of playing in Serie A one day."

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