Former Manchester City loanee David Pizarro wants to return to England

FLORENCE, ITALY - APRIL 07:  David Pizarro of ACF Fiorentina celebrate after scoring the second goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AC Milan at Stadio Artemio Franchi on April 7, 2013 in Florence, Italy.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
Image: David Pizarro: Targeting a return to England

Fiorentina midfielder David Pizarro has set his sights on a move back to England this summer, Sky Sports understands.

Pizarro enjoyed a spell on loan at Manchester City during the second half of the 2011/12 season, making seven appearances in all competitions.

The Chile international is now hoping to secure a move back to the Premier League this summer and the news has alerted a number of clubs.

Pizarro's agent claimed earlier this month that the former Roma man was prepared to leave Fiorentina and it is understood England is his preferred destination.

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Manchester City have been credited with an interest in Pizarro with his compatriot Manuel Pellegrini set to be appointed as the new manager at the Etihad Stadium, but a number of other clubs are thought to be keeping tabs on the playmaker.

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