Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini eyeing move for Bari ace Leonardo Bonucci

Newly-appointed Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has made an inquiry for Bari’s £6m-rated defender Leonardo Bonucci.

Mancini, who is also in for Inter Milan’s Ivan Cordoba, gave Bonucci his break in Inter’s youth team during his managerial reign at the San Siro.

Stephen Ireland

Crocked: Stephen Ireland (right) is out with a hamstring injury

Meanwhile, midfielder Stephen Ireland will be out for two weeks with a hamstring injury.

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