• Premier League

Man City 'make contact over Ramirez'

ESPN staff
May 31, 2012
Gaston Ramirez scored eight goals in Serie A for Bologna this season © PA Photos

Manchester City are keen to sign Bologna playmaker Gaston Ramirez this summer, according to agent Pablo Betancourt.

Ramirez, 21, scored eight goals in 33 league appearances for Bologna this season, form which put the Uruguay international firmly on the radar of several leading clubs.

And Betancourt claims that City are not the only team keeping tabs on his highly-rated client. "I can confirm that Juventus and Manchester City have contacted me to show an interest," he said to calciomercato.com.

"But there is especially an interesting offer from Wolfsburg and also another one from an important Spanish club. I think considering all the offers, the possibility that he could leave [this summer] could happen.

"I would like to point out that there are several agents working on the player but from June 1, I will have his exclusive rights."

Ramirez has a contract with Bologna until June 2016.

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