Aleksandar Kolarov says he still considers Manchester City his club, a year after leaving for Serie A side Roma.
In a must-read article for The Players’ Tribune, Aleks described his time at the Etihad Stadium as “one of the most beautiful periods” of his life.
The Serb, who has been captaining his side at the World Cup, could not hide his fondness for City, a club where he spent many of his prime years from 2010 until 2017 following a £16million move from Lazio.
“I consider my time as a Citizen as one of the most beautiful periods of my life,” Kolarov wrote. “Two Premier League titles, one FA Cup, two League Cups — I won’t forget those. And, of course, there was the best moment.
“Everyone remembers where they were when they heard …
“We’ll always have that.”
Kolarov also explained how he and another ex-Citizen who moved to Roma, Edin Džeko, watched as City’s title win was made official when Manchester United slipped up to West Brom.
“Honestly, I still consider City my club. A few months ago, when City were close to the title, Edin Džeko and I were watching the Manchester United-West Brom game on our team bus on the way to our match. United lost, which is funny because West Brom were last in the table. 😉
“And Manchester was blue, again. It was a nice moment for us. I will remember those fans forever, and the club holds a special place in my heart.”
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