Leroy Sané, along with Marc-André ter Stegen, has been ranked as Germany's best player overseas by Kicker. Ilkay Gundogan is in the next category down.
Serie A clubs SPAL and Bologna have entered the running for Marlos Moreno and are considered ahead of other clubs for the Manchester City winger. Any deal would be a loan. [TMW]
Nigel Clough: "You can't help but admire somebody like David Silva, on the ball. He looks to have so much time and space, all the time, with his movement."
Kevin De Bruyne walked straight down the tunnel after being substituted on 58 minutes due to being disappointed with his withdrawal. There is no injury. [via @HLNinEngeland]
De Bruyne is likely to make his second league start of the season against Wolves next Monday, while Sergio Aguero should also be fit for the game. [@hirstclass]
Manchester City's FA Cup fourth round game against Burnley will take place on Saturday 26 January with a 3pm kick-off. It hasn't been selected for TV in England.
Although Barcelona have a 'yes' from Frenkie de Jong, his next club is not set in stone because two 'important clubs' called Ajax's Marc Overmars and Edwin van de Sar this morning to raise their bids. [@MDpor_elmundo]
Ecuadorian club Barcelona S.C. are the latest side to have been offered Manchester City winger Marlos Moreno (22) and he could strengthen them for their 2019 Copa Libertadores campaign. City want to restore the Colombian's market value with a good loan move. [Antena 2]