Roma coach Ranieri admits blocking Motta move to Man City

Roma coach Claudio Ranieri has confirmed he stopped Marco Motta from joining Manchester City last month. City boss Roberto Mancini wanted to sign Motta on-loan to the end of the season.

Roma coach Claudio Ranieri has confirmed he stopped Marco Motta from joining Manchester City last month.

City boss Roberto Mancini wanted to sign Motta on-loan to the end of the season.

And Roma were expected to sell Motta over the January transfer window, but Ranieri revealed: “I blocked the move.”

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