This 'apology' from the Manchester City rebel may or may not genuine...
"I'm sorry. I let myself down, my teammates down, and most of all, I let my agent down.
"Kia has been superb to me throughout my career, even if it was he who insisted I join Manchester City in the first place.
"I am sorry for costing him money. I hope I can win it back for him with that bet he has now placed on City winning the league.
"I look forward to working with Sir Alex Mancini between now and the end of the season.
"Even through the darkest days, I would like to thank the club for their support and mainly for refusing cheeky requests from West Ham United to have me back. That would have been a disaster.
"There is one positive to this whole saga, my golf handicap has improved and I am ready to go pro when I retire from football.
"I really wanted to carry on playing golf, but the amount City were fining me was too much. I think I have the natural good looks to take over the ad campaigns from Tiger Woods.
"I would like one more question answered though- now I am no longer in the house of dogs, why have I not been reinstated as club captain?"
Calmed down Carlos
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