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Manchester City Pulled Last Minute Plug On Jack Rodwell’s Everton Return

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Out-of-favour Manchester City holding midfielder Jack Rodwell’s proposed loan move back to former club Everton did not materialise in the end as the mega-rich north west outfit were unable to sign a replacement for the Englishman in time, according to reports in the Daily Mirror.

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The occasional England international was on the verge of re-joining the Merseyside giants in the final hours of transfer deadline day last month, with the Toffeees keen to bring their former star back to Goodison Park on a six-month loan deal.

However, despite that short-term deal having been agreed between the two clubs, City first needed to land a replacement defensive midfielder for the 22-year-old before the January transfer window closed at 11pm last Friday night.

And despite all the club’s efforts, City were just unable to complete a deal for the in-demand FC Porto midfielder Fernando in time, meaning that Rodwell’s own switch to Everton then fell through itself at the very last minute.

But it is still thought extremely likely that the Englishman will still complete his emotional move back to Merseyside come the end of the campaign after enduring a frustrating and injury-ravaged past two years at Eastlands.

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