Man City scouts to make new check on Steaua defender Vlad Chiriches

Manchester City are ready to step up their interest in Steaua Bucharest defender Vlad Chiriches.

Manchester City are ready to step up their interest in Steaua Bucharest defender Vlad Chiriches.

City will be represented at Stamford Bridge tonight to see Chiriches in action at Europa League opponents Chelsea.

The 23 year-old Romania international is viewed as a potential replacement for Kolo Toure at City, with the Ivorian expected to leave the Etihad when his contract expires in June.

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