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Van Persie in Mancini's thoughts

June 2, 2012
By ESPN staff
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes Robin van Persie is a more realistic transfer target than Edinson Cavani.

Mancini could look to bolster his frontline this summer and has subsequently been linked with a swoop for Arsenal striker Van Persie, whose contract expires in the summer of 2013.

The Italian coach is also an admirer of Lazio's Cavani, but he accepts that the Uruguay international would command a higher fee than his Dutch counterpart.

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