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Speculation time again

Mark Hughes, the City manager, has identified Ribéry among an ambitious list of potential end-of-season targets that includes John Terry, Thierry Henry and Roque Santa Cruz. Despite his public statements to the contrary, Hughes is also open-minded about letting Robinho leave and one option discussed at length in both Manchester and Abu Dhabi is for City to offer the Brazilian in a player-plus-cash exchange for Terry or Ribéry.
>>guardian.co.uk

Fabio Cannavaro is set to snub a move to Manchester City after insisting he does not want to quit Real Madrid.

The veteran defender is reported to have been targeted by City as they attempt to shore up their defence for next season.

Boss Mark Hughes is considering bringing in an experienced international to play alongside the likes of Micah Richards.

>>mail online

It didn't take long for a brief lull in Premier League action to get the 'City to sign everyone' stories circulating once again.

Given an international free summer though, don't expect it to change anytime soon though.