Mendy banned for one week

According to Sam Lee Pep Guardiola banned Benjamin Mendy from the first-team set-up for a week after he turned up nearly three hours late for a recovery session last Sunday. Pep is losing patience with the left-back for his off-field conduct.

Skomina appointed for City game

Damir Skomina has been appointed referee for Hoffenheim vs. Manchester City. City have lost every game with the Slovenian in charge: - Napoli 2-1 City (2011) - Real Madrid 3-2 City (2012) - City 1-2 Juventus (2015) - Real Madrid 1-0 City (2016).

Man City will make bid for Mbappe

According to journalist Alan Nixon Pep Guardiola wants to make a record £200m January bid for PSG striker Kylian Mbappé (19). UEFA are currently probing PSG as part of a Financial Fair Play investigation. City would have to sell one star to keep within FFP regulations themselves and sign Mbappé.

Guardiola post match comments

Pep on Aguero: ''Sergio is struggling with some problems in his feet. We spoke about him playing 55, 60 mins. That’s what happened. We were lucky he scored a goal in that moment.'' Pep on team intensity: ''I’m a lucky guy to have this group of fantastic human beings. Every time we lost the ball,... Continue Reading →

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