In pre-match press conference Pep Guardiola said that Fernandinho has problems with regeneration because of short pre-season. This opens possibility that Gundogan will play in defensive midfielder position instead of Brazilian.
In pre-match press conference Man City coach said about possible Zinchenko transfer to Real Betis ''We will see what happens at the end of the month". Also coach was impressed with Ukrainian work in training.
In press conference before Wolverhampton match Man City coach said that club will not sign goalkeeper. He is happy with Ederson, Muric and Grimshaw.
According to Globo Esporte Man City called Ivan Jatoba agent of unattached goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri. He is attractive because he will not cost transfer fee, has Italian passport and played in Europe. Club is interested to find experienced goalkeeper despite recalling Aro Muric from NAC Breda.
According to ABC de Sevilla Man City have not given their approval for Zinchenko to join Betis, but parties are confident that deal will be done before Spanish transfer window be closed on 31 August. Earlier Wolverhampton wanted to buy Ukrainian international but he refused to go.