Bosnian striker would commit future to the club if he was joined by his Bosnian compatriot.
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has revealed he would stay at the Etihad this summer were he to be joined at the club by his Bosnian compatriot Miralem Pjanic according to Daily Mirror.
Dzeko has been strongly linked with a move away from the club this summer after finding his first team opportunities limited since joining from Wolfsburg for £27 million in January 2011.
The Bosnian forward has been in good form this season but continues to find himself behind the likes of Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero in the Manchester City pecking order.
Reports in recent weeks have suggested that Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund were ready to offer Dzeko an escape route as they begin to consider potential replacements for Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, who has been linked with summer moves to Manchester United and Bayern Munich.
But Dzeko has revealed he would stay at the club were City to sign Roma’s Pjanic. City have been linked with Pjanic as a replacement for the inconsistent Samir Nasri.
Dzeko was effusive in his praise for Pjanic, who seven goals and eight assists in 29 appearances for Roma this season.
Pjanic stated that he was flattered by the internet but remained focused on finishing the current season with Roma.