Roque Santa Cruz dismisses return to Manchester City from Malaga

Roque Santa Cruz: Paraguayan striker sees no future for himself in the Premier League

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Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz has revealed that he does not plan to return to the Premier League at the end of the season.

The 31-year-old is currently on loan at Malaga for the 2012/13 campaign, having featured for their Spanish rivals Real Betis for the 2011/12 season on loan from City.

Santa Cruz is happy in Spain and says that he sees no future for himself in England after his current contract with City runs out next summer.

"I do not see myself going back to the Premier League because my family are very settled here and I do not want to keep bringing my children back and forth [between England and Spain]," he said.

"I want something stable for my family for the next few years. I would consider moving back to South America - something else I would love to do in the future.

"We [City manager Roberto Mancini and I] have an honest relationship with great respect.

"He knows he will get the truth from me if he asks anything and I believe I can go to him too."