Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

World Cup Star Claims City Held Meeting with His Agent

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

World Cup Star Claims City Held Meeting with His Agent

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CITY have reportedly held talks with Columbia midfielder Juan Fernando Quintero, according to the player himself.

Quintero is currently on loan at River Plate in Argentina from FC Porto, and says City are among the teams interested in his services.

The 25-year-old scored once and assisted twice in the World Cup last summer, playing against England in the round of 16 defeat on penalties.

He told Radio Continental: "My agent has had a meeting with Manchester City, which makes me very proud."

However, he insisted he will not leave River Plate unless the offer is right.

He continued: "But if I'm to return to Europe it has to be for the benefit of all, but just a financial thing."

"I'm a River Plate fan and I want to stay here, and the president knows that. …

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