Manchester City scouts are keeping tabs on young Italian goalkeeper Francesco Bardi.

Bardi's contract is owned by Inter Milan, but he is currently starring this season on-loan with Livorno.

City chiefs are tracking Bardi as they seek to lift the quality of their keeper stocks.

The youngster's agent, Vincenzo Rispoli, commented: "Inter have made a major investment in Francesco though. He just wants to play well for Livorno this season and try to avoid relegation."

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