Man City signs Chilean Pizarro from Roma on loan

Manchester City has added experience to its midfield for the

Premier League title run-in by signing Chile international David

Pizarro on loan from Roma for the rest of the season.

The 32-year-old Pizarro played under City manager Roberto

Mancini when both were at Inter Milan, before joining Roma in


With Owen Hargreaves struggling to regain full fitness after

joining City on a free transfer last summer, Mancini has been

looking to add another central midfielder to his squad to cover for

Yaya Toure, Gareth Barry and Nigel de Jong.

Pizarro has played just seven times in the league for Roma this


Without an English title since 1968, City only leads Manchester

United on goal difference after losing 1-0 at Everton on