Mail Online | 1/4/2010 12:00:00 AM
Manchester City close in on Inter Milan's Ivan Cordoba after spat with Jose Mourinho
Jan 4--Manchester City are on the brink of signing Inter Milan defender Ivan Cordoba.
Sportsmail revealed last week that new City boss Roberto Mancini was keen on bringing Cordoba to Eastlands to shore up his defence.
Cordoba played under Mancini at the San Siro two years ago but has subsequently dropped down the pecking order under Mourinho.
Last week Mancini admitted that he would love to sign Cordoba but seemed to suggest it would be too difficult.
The City boss said: 'Sadly, I think he is too tied to Inter.' But it is now apparent that City are at least trying to do a deal as Mancini endeavours to bring in cover for a defence beset by injuries and loss of form.
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