The Turkish giants, managed by former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, are in the market for a new center-back and have set their sights on the Cagliari man. Astori’s agent Renzo Contratto spoke of the club’s interest in the January transfer window where he confirmed that Galatasaray were active in their pursuit of his client“Astori is interested in a move to Galatasaray and working under Roberto Mancini,” Contratto told Turkish radio station RadyoSpor. Now, the Italian boss is ready to launch a bid for the ex-AC Milan defender as he aims to bring a quality defender to his squad, according to Turkish Football. Astori started his professional career at Italian giants AC Milan but failed to make a first team appearances for the full-team and was subsequently loaned to a number of clubs before making his way to Cagliari in 2008.