United and City battle for £9 million striker !

West Ham and Man City look set to battle it our for the signature of former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse according to reports in today's papaers.
Man City fans woke up to the news this morning that Zimbabwean international Benjani will be out for the first month of the season with a thigh strain. That has triggered rumours that Mark Hughes is preparing to bring a new striker to the Eastlands with the likes of Craig Bellamy and Djibril Cisse being linked with the Blues.

The 23 year old Marseille striker spent three seasons in the Premiership with Liverpool but a lot of that time was spent on the injury table after having a broken leg on more than one occasion. West Ham are also thought to be interested in the French international who is valued at about £9 million.