Vieira failed Man City medical

Patrick Vieira's shock move to Manchester City went through even though he failed a medical, reports the Daily Mirror.
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Patrick Vieira's shock move to Manchester City went through even though he failed a medical, reports the Daily Mirror.

The French veteran had to accept a six-month contract, with an extra year if he stays injury-free, as City boss Roberto Mancini struggled to complete the deal.

City put former Arsenal star Vieira through extensive checks and were concerned about a calf problem, which forced him to Saturday's defeat at Everton.

At one stage Vieira's move from Inter Milan looked like being called off and City even looked at alternative short-term signings.

 
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