Palmeiras coach Scolari rejected chance to sign Man City's Santa Cruz

Palmeiras vice-president Roberto Frizzo admits they were offered Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz is currently playing on-loan at Real Betis.

Palmeiras vice-president Roberto Frizzo admits they were offered Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz is currently playing on-loan at Real Betis.

Frizzo says Palmeiras coach Luiz Felipe Scolari turned down Santa Cruz - and added they won't be trying again for the Paraguayan in 2012.

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