Published On: Sun, Feb 17th, 2013

Sampdoria starlet flattered by Manchester City interest

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midfielder responded positively to reports of club being interested in him.

The Spanish Under-21 is also being followed by the top clubs along with teams abroad.

“I’m flattered by reports in the Italian press, but nothing is done yet. I have a contract until 2016 and I do not think they [Sampdoria] want to sell me,” Obiang told Sky Sports.

“I’m settled here and I like the life but to be honest it is good to be linked with clubs going places like City where there are big stars and a very good coach [Roberto Mancini] who is a legend at my present club.”

Mancini attended Samp’s 3-1 victory against , where he was reportedly taking a closer look at Obiang and .

Other sides apparently pursuing the 20-year-old include , , , , and Fiorentina.

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