Pep on Phil Foden: "When we show him what he has to do, he gets it quick. But he's 18 years old and still has a lot of things [to learn]. But what I'm most satisfied with is the fact we can count on him. Definitely. Any time. Everywhere." Pep on Brahim Diaz: "Brahim is... Continue Reading →
Brighton coach on Pep: “We’ve got a manager at Man City at the moment that is producing some of the best football the Premier League has seen and some of the best individual performances that we've seen, and a way of playing. At the moment, these type of managers guide a lot of other young, aspiring... Continue Reading →
Pep on injuries: ''De Bruyne is making the last steps (to recovery). He could start training in the next few days. Everything is going well. Same process Mendy - he is going well.'' Pep on Foden contract: ''I don’t know. I didn’t speak to Txiki about (new Foden contract). Phil likes to be here and... Continue Reading →
Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert hopes to take inspiration from Lyon’s UCL heroics when they take on City tomorrow. “It will be a hard one but you never know. Lyon went there and won in the CL. It’s football so you never know. We’ll try to do our best and see what happens.”
According to the Sun Joe Hart will get a Manchester City training pitch named after him ahead of an emotional Etihad return on 20th October. He is set to have one of the pitches at CFA named in his honour, just like fellow City legend Yaya Toure.
According to El Destape Nicolas Otamendi will be recalled to Lionel Scaloni's Argentina squad for October's games against Iraq and Brazil, but Sergio Aguero (and Lionel Messi) will again be left out.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton has confirmed key midfielder Pascal Gross and Dale Stephens will miss the weekend trip to Manchester City. Jose Izquierdo is a major doubt to play after recovering from a knee injury.
Ryan Giggs on title favourites: “I’d still just give Manchester City the edge purely because Pep Guardiola usually wins second season after winning the league and they’ve got players who’ve been there and done it.”
Vincent Kompany will donate all profits from his testimonial match to the city's homeless. This season marks his 10th year at City and will culminate in a testimonial match in August 2019. [BBC Sport]. Kompany has also set up #Tackle4MCR with Manchester mayor Andy Burnham in a bid to inspire social change in the region.... Continue Reading →