Villarreal have turned an offer from Manchester City for striker Giuseppe Rossi according to reports in Spain.
The 22-year-old has a €40million release fee clause in his contract and it is believed that City’s bid fell below that valuation.
Rossi’s agent Federico Pastorello denies that a bid has been lodged by the Eastlands club and indicates that the forward is almost certain to remain at El Madrigal next term.
“Nobody has offered the going price and I am 99 per cent certain the player will be with Villarreal next season,” he said.
“Rossi is happy in Villarreal and would only consider leaving for one of Europe’s six big clubs.”