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City plead innocence inHelan case

FOOTBALL: Manchester City have firmly denied claims the club are guilty of &lsquo;poaching&rsquo; hot prospect Jeremy Helan from French side Rennes.<br /> <br />The Blues snapped up the highly-rated defender earlier this year, but the 17-year-old&rsquo;s former employers have since reported the matter to FIFA after claiming a breach in transfer regulations.<br /> <br />City, though, are convinced they have acted within the law and are confident no action will be taken against them.<br />