The Italy international has struggled for action since his August move to Spain.
"If I was to hear from (Roberto) Mancini? It's a question that is a little uncomfortable ... Come on, let's see," smiled Cerci on RAI.
"It's been talked about a lot these days, now let's see what happens between now and January with Atletico Madrid."
He continued, "If they give me the right amount of space, since I went there to play, I'll be happy.
"But if I still am not playing, maybe we'll see what happens in January. I spent two years starring for Torino and now sitting on the bench I'm losing my patience."
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