Serie A giants eyeing double swoop for Manchester City pair

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With Manchester City expected to make numerous changes this summer after the arrival of Pep Guardiola, Inter are reportedly looking to take advantage of the situation.

Having won the Premier League in 2012 under the stewardship of Roberto Mancini, Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta have been linked with a reunion with their former boss as both players face an uncertain future with the English outfit.

The Italian tactician is currently dealing with a possible crisis at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza this season, and so it remains to be seen if he is still in place in the summer to make the necessary changes to the squad.

However, The Daily Mail, as reported by Football Italia, have claimed that he will target Toure and Zabaleta to lead a squad reshuffle, with the former reportedly wanting out ahead of Guardiola’s arrival in Manchester.

The Ivory Coast international has already been snubbed by the Spaniard once as he was made to leave Barcelona in 2010, while Zabaleta’s contract expires in 2017 and after a season plagued by injuries it is unclear over whether or not the Argentine will receive a new deal.

In turn, that has alerted Mancini to the situation at the Etihad, and he will hope that the duo will be able to play key roles in helping the Nerazzurri next season.

Having been considered Scudetto contenders for much of the opening half of the campaign, the Italian giants have now slipped 11 points off the pace and are also at risk of missing out on Champions League football which could have an impact on their transfer targets.

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