Mike Dean will be the referee for Manchester City's Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Burton Albion on Wednesday night. It'll be Dean's second City game of the season, following the 2-1 defeat to Leicester on Boxing Day. Paul Tierney will be the Video Assistant Referee.
Official: Real Madrid have announced the signing of Brahim Diaz (19) from Manchester City for an initial £15.5m. Brahim has signed a deal with Los Blancos until 2025. He will be presented at 13:30 on Monday.
Guardiola on FA Cup: ''We took it seriously. We did what we had to do to be a great, great club. A great club doesn’t pick and choose competitions. Everybody was really really good.” Guardiola: “Phil Foden on loan? No way! No way. It’s impossible. He’s going to be working with us for many, many... Continue Reading →
City destroy Rotterham United 7-0 in FA Cup 3 Round. For City scored Sterling, Foden, Mahrez, Sane, Otamendi, Gabriel Jesus and Ajayi scored own goal.
Denis Suarez, who could join Arsenal this month, is in today's squad for Getafe vs. Barça. If he plays, it will be his 70th appearance, meaning Barcelona are obligated to pay Manchester City another €800,000. City have already received €4.8m in appearance bonuses (€0.8m x 6).
Van Gaal: ''If I was to put my money on one club for the league, it would be Liverpool. Liverpool’s team is not based on the highest quality when it comes to their players. In fact, the highest quality players are at City.” Van Gaal: ”But, at the same time, that is the weakness in... Continue Reading →
Manchester City medics are monitoring Kevin De Bruyne on a day-to-day basis and are taking no chances with his fitness. KDB does not expect to be fully fit for another month, but could feature against Rotherham. [Sunday Mirror]