Craig Bellamy warns he may quit football


Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy has warned that he may even consider walking away from the game if he is left in the wilderness by the Citizens this season.

The 31-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from Eastlands after appearing to drop out of boss Roberto Mancini’s plans, and Bellamy is far from happy with that situation.

He said ahead of Wales’ friendly with Luxembourg:“I feel strongly that I can offer something at the club, but if I don’t get in the 25-man squad, I don’t know what I will do.

“I might finish, full stop, or look at every option I get.

“This game is as ruthless as any. I sort of feel I am not going to be part of it at Manchester City. I can see it from a distance.

“I find that very difficult to take because I really enjoy playing for Manchester City. I think I have shown that with my commitment this year.

“With this 25-man ruling, it doesn’t matter how well I train or how good my attitude is, I might not be registered to play.

“So do I go without playing football until January, or do I find myself a club where I can play football?

“I am committed to stay where I am. I feel I deserve to be part of it, but I don’t pick the 25 or the team. I have to wait on their decision.”

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