Manchester City are working to include bonuses in the sale of Brahim Diaz to Real Madrid to push the deal beyond €20m. Add-ons would include winning La Liga, the Champions League, Brahim reaching a certain number of appearances, and his national team debut. [El Confidencial]
Anthony Taylor has been appointed as the referee for our game against Liverpool on January 3rd. He was referee this season in City win against Man United 3-1.
Tottenham, Chelsea, Manchester City and Burton will not learn the dates of their Carabao Cup semi-final second legs until after the FA Cup fourth-round draw on 7 January. The EFL says this is because of a "complicated and congested fixture schedule". [BBC]
David Coote has been appointed referee for Manchester City vs. Rotherham in the FA Cup third round this Sunday. Coote will be taking charge of his first ever City fixture.
Despite the player having already travelled to Manchester, Shakhtar Donetsk want to rival Manchester City to the signing of Tiago Dantas (18) from Benfica. From tomorrow, the midfielder can commit himself to any club for the summer. [A Bola]
In away game against Southampton Guardiola time get injury boost with David Silva and Fernandinho returned to starting eleven. Zinchenko, Danilo played as full-backs with Kompany and Laporte were center-back pairing. Mahrez, Sterling and Aguero started in attack. City created chance at start of the game after Sterling won ball back in Southampton penalty area... Continue Reading →
Manchester City have had a £45m bid for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele rejected. Lyon are believed to want at least £75m for the 22-year-old. [The Times]
Manchester City are tracking Real Betis left-back Junior Firpo (22) — but will have to beat Real Madrid to get him. Betis would be looking for £40m-plus if they do a deal in January, plus the potential of signing a player on loan. [Mirror]