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Stoke striker Guidetti: Mancini stopped Man City selling me

Stoke City striker John Guidetti has revealed he could've been lost to parent club Manchester City.

The Swede admits he almost signed permanently for FC Twente in 2011.

"I had a contract signed with Twente, but Roberto Mancini intervened and asked the club:..'Where is John?'

"City said that they had let me leave, but Mancini said. 'No, no, what are you doing?'

"There were lawyers involved to keep me."

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