Man City will ask for Pato when AC Milan bid for Zabaleta

Manchester City will ask for Alexandre Pato when AC Milan come knocking for Pablo Zabaleta in January.

The News of the World says City are determined to sign another striker and Pato tops their shopping list.

City have the option of using utility player Zabaleta as part of a Pato bid after learning that the Rossoneri are planning a £9m offer for the Argentina international.