Vieira likely to end his career at Man City

France’s former World Cup winner Patrick Vieira is likely to end

his career at Manchester City.

The 34-year-old midfielder told French newspaper the Dauphine

Libere that French clubs had been in contact with him ”but nothing

concrete” had emerged and that he will probably finish his career

at the Premier League club after ”this season or the next


Only three members of France’s 1998 World Cup winning squad are

still playing: Vieira and two former Arsenal teammates – Robert

Pires and New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry, who retired

from international football in July.

Vieira joined City in January and has scored one goal in two

league matches this season. He was left out of France’s 2010 World

Cup squad and has said he is no longer available for selection.