£8.8m Manchester City flop and West Brom target scores last minute equaliser

Rolando Bianchi scored twice against Napoli in their Serie A encounter this afternoon.

This week saw former Manchester City striker Rolando Bianchi linked with a move to West Bromwich Albion as a replacement for the departing Shane Long - and for those who were familiar with the player’s time in Manchester it was news that came as a shock.

Bianchi cost Sven-Goran Eriksson £8.8 million in July 2007 - but a year later he was sold at a loss to Torino after a poor time in England.

But he went on to become a cult legend at Torino - as he regularly found the back of the net for Il Toro during his five year stay at the club.

Last summer he joined Bologna and it has been a struggle at the club so far - with just the one goal against Atalanta in November to show for his move.

Well today then was surely his best day in a Bologna shirt so far.

He bagged a brace today, including a last minute equaliser, against title chasing Napoli as the ten-men home side held off Rafa Benitez outfit’s onslaught to claim a brilliant point.

If this is the Bianchi West Brom get hold of - then it would be a fantastic signing.

But if they get his alter ego - the misfiring one of the past few months and at City - then they would be best to steer clear…

Here are the goals from the game…

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