Manchester City has rejected talk that striker
With City looking set to lodge a bid for Arsenal's
The link, which has also been made to Manchester United's out-of-favour record signing Dimitar Berbatov, is an obvious one.
And an agent claiming to be acting on behalf of Dzeko stated that a deal for Dzeko to join Milan had a '70 per cent' chance of going through.
This is news to City though, which has never heard of
"The club have no knowledge of the so-called spokesman Mr Susic, nor has it given a mandate to any third party to discuss the transfer of
Dzeko is presently with City on its short tour of
Speculation about the 26-year-old's future has been rife for some time.
Signed from Wolfsburg for £27 million ($40.69 million) 18 months ago, the giant striker has never quite managed to hit the heights expected.
Nevertheless, he did score 19 goals in all competitions for City last term, including 14 in the Premier League, the last of which was the crucial stoppage-time equaliser in that dramatic final-day encounter with Queens Park Rangers that paved the way for
English Premier League
David Moyes had no hesitation in rubber-stamping Rio Ferdinand's one-year contract extension because he believes the Manchester United defender has just had one of his best seasons ever.