The Galatasaray boss has been linked with a return to his ex-employers to try and sign Matija Nastasic.

Given that Roberto Mancini built the core of the current Manchester City squad, it is only natural that the Italian manager will be linked with trying to sign some of his former charges.

Since taking over at Galatasaray, the ex-Etihad Stadium boss has been rumoured to be interested in bringing a host of City men to Turkey.

The latest potential swoop is thought to be for Matija Nastasic, with talkSPORT suggesting that the Serb is in the Super Lig club’s sights.

Nastasic impressed last season after a summer move from Fiorentina, and was more often than not Vincent Kompany’s central defensive partner.

However, this season under Manuel Pellegrini, the 20-year-old has found first-team opportunities more fleeting, and has only started 11 games in the Premier League.