Vieira to stay with Man City

2010-06-09 21:01

Manchester - Patrick Vieira is to remain with Manchester City after taking up the option of a one-year extension to his contract, the English Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old former France midfielder joined City on a six-month contract in January, having previously worked with manager Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan.

Vieira, who made his name in English football with Arsenal and came off the bench in France's 1998 World Cup final win over Brazil, made 14 appearances for City last season scoring once.