SIENA, ITALY - DECEMBER 20: Matija Nastasic of ACF Fiorentina in action during the Serie A match between AC Siena and ACF Fiorentina at Artemio Franchi - Mps Arena Stadium on December 20, 2011 in Siena, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
The deal to sign Nastasic from Fiorentina which will feature poor Stefan Savic going in the opposite direction seems to be dragging on a little.
Here are some of the tweets doing the rounds that have the deal as good as done and Savic as being registered before the Italian deadline shut.
Italian reports suggest that Savic's contract was filed by Fiorentina before the Italian transfer window closed. Now waiting on Nastasic...— City Watch (@City_Watch) August 31, 2012
Man City's transfer business coming together. £16m deal agreed for Benfica's Javi Garcia & Nastasic will also be confirmed. £13m plus Savic.— Phil McNulty (@philmcnulty) August 31, 2012
Man City will also confirm the signing of Fiorentina's teenage Serbian defender Matija Nastasic later for a fee of £13m plus Stefan Savic.— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 31, 2012
The back of Stefan Savic's head, pictured in Florence today.
Football Italia have Savic as a Fiorentina player