Roma chief Conti dismisses Man City link for De Rossi

Roma chief Bruno Conti has warned Manchester City off Daniele de Rossi.

Roma chief Bruno Conti has warned Manchester City off Daniele de Rossi.

City boss Roberto Mancini being a known admirer of the player, but Roma technical director Conti insists De Rossi, who is expected to be a starter in Marcello Lippi's World Cup squad, is very much part of the future plans at Stadio Olimpico.

Conti said: "De Rossi is not for sale.

"In no eventual strategy in our market do we predict his possible sale."

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