Some of Monday's best links.
- Rumours abound that Mancini has admitted defeat in the race to sign van Persie can be found here and here. Which may not be a bad thing as I pointed out in places here
- Those stories would leave Man Utd a clear run at the player
- Or, maybe RVP relents and signs a new contract?
- Man City in 'poaching' storm!
- A quick look at Man City's promising young Spaniard Denis Suarez
- Dzeko and his supposed Italy quotes
- A quick match report from the Irish Times on Man City's 4-0 friendly win over Limerick
- And a direct one line quote from Mancini on Dzeko and RVP