Rodwell he would not have moved from Everton if he did not think City could benefit him.
"I'm young and English. I've not got a bad word to say about City," Rodwell said. "If they want you and sign you, then they have got intent for you.
"I was not guaranteed a starting place at Everton. I had a lot of injuries; Darron Gibson and Marouane Fellaini were in form, so it was a push for me to get in that side. But when the champions come knocking, it's hard to refuse."