Man City tracking Brazilian striker

City boss Mark Hughes has claimed that the club’s owners are ready to continue their massive spending.

The Brazilian media claim City scout Mike Rigg has watched the Atletico Mineiro striker in action.

St Etienne tried to sign the 24-year-old striker in the summer and are reported to still be interested in the striker.

Tardelli’s contract with Atletico Mineiro expires in December 2011.