'We should take Falcao' - Manchester City scout reveals interest in Atletico Madrid star

Carlo Cancellieri reveals the Premier League champion's interest in the Colombian hotshot, while also claiming it would be interested in a move for Cesc Fabregas
Manchester City chief scout Carlo Cancellieri believes Radamel Falcao is the only forward who could improve the Premier League champion's strike force.

Roberto Mancini's side is actively chasing additional attackers for January, with Goal.com revealing it has prepared a 25 million pound bid for Fiorentina ace Stevan Jovetic.

However, Cancellieri believes that the Montenegrin would not improve the squad at the Etihad, and that they should target the Colombian instead.

"He is an interesting player, he has quality," Cancellieri told tuttomercatoweb.com, when asked about Jovetic. "But in attack City are already good, we're happy with Tevez, Aguero and Balotelli.

"Moreover, I believe that our players are better than Jovetic. He is a very good player, but he is not one who could make a difference such as Falcao. I spoke about him in recent days with Mancini. If we were to take a player in January, we should take Falcao. He is an important player, the only one who could make us take the leap."

Cancellieri also claimed that City has targeted Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Busquets, but a move for either is unlikely due to Barcelona's reluctance to sell.

"A midfielder? We like Busquets and Fabregas a lot, but Barcelona don't want to give these two players."

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