Manchester City are watching Saint-Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Aubameyang confirmed the interest of City and Manchester United last month, though saw the transfer deadline fall on Thursday still a player with Les Verts.

City boss Roberto Mancini is considering Aubameyang as a replacement for Mario Balotelli, now of AC Milan.

Mancini, while Inter Milan coach, followed the Frenchman's progress as a junior with the Rossoneri.