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Bianchi sticking with Man City

Out-of-favour Manchester City striker Rolando Bianchi insists that he is not looking for a move back to Italy in January and wants to stay at City.

The former Italy Under-21 international, who moved to Eastlands from Reggina in the summer for £13m, scored on his Premiership debut against West Ham, but has received very little playing time since.

This has led to speculation in the Italian and English press that Bianchi was eyeing a transfer back to the peninsula, and Milan, Napoli and Juventus have all been linked with a move.

"I came to England partly so Reggina benefited as much as possible," Bianchi explained on Studio Sport.

"President Pasquale Foti treated me like a son and it was only right that he earn as much as possible from my departure.

"City were the side that wanted me most and tabled the biggest offer to Reggina.

"Now I just have to work at 200 per cent to get the chance. I'm always thinking of the national side and sooner of later I want to be called up."

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