Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013

Napoli to pursue Manchester City midfielder

Javi Garcia Manchester City are reportedly considering making a move for midfielder this winter.

The 26-year-old hasn’t been able to find much space in the Citizens’ starting line up under manager , and as a result he could be looking to leavethe club in the near future if the right deal comes along.

According to Il Mattino, Napoli could make a proposal for the Spaniard during the January transfer window as they look to further strengthen their midfield for the second half of the season.

Garcia joined Manchester City from Portuguese side for a fee of around €19 million in 2012 and has scored two goals in his 36 appearances for the club thus far.

The midfielder has made two appearances with ’s senior national team and has previously had much success with the country’s youth teams from the Under-16 squad up to the Under-21 squad.

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- Forza Italia! I'm an Italian-American writer hailing from New York and I love calcio. You could call me an extreme Azzurri supporter and when it comes to Serie A, I have a mutual love for Napoli and AS Roma. Some of my favourite players are Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, Antonio Di Natale, Mario Balotelli, Daniele De Rossi, Lorenzo Insigne, and Francesco Totti (of course). Notice anything they have in common? Outside of Italian football, I am a fan of Liverpool and the New York Red Bulls. Follow me on Twitter for a variety of interesting tweets: @beardedlegend

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