Kompany asked to take a pay cut

Manchester City have asked captain Vincent Kompany (32) to take a pay cut to prolong his eleven-year stay at the club. The club are willing to extend his contract by another 12 months if he takes a cut to his reported £200,000-a-week contract.

City squad for Burton confirmed

Confirmed squad (in photographs) for Burton: Muric, Sandler, Danilo, Zinchenko, Delph, Mendy, Stones, Nmecha, De Bruyne, Richards, Foden, Mahrez, Bolton, Poveda, Jesus, Aguero, Eric Garcia wasn't spotted in any photos, but could be there. [MEN]

Burton goalkeeper on Guardiola

Burton keeper (and Chelsea loanee) Brad Collins on what Guardiola said to him after the first leg: "He said; 'tough night?' I simply said 'yes'. Then he proceeded to say what an incredible achievement it was for us to get to the semi-final. It was nice to have that from him. He could have just... Continue Reading →

City relationships worsen with NAC Breda

Since the exit of technical director Hans Smulders, the City/NAC Breda relationship has become very strained. NAC asked City for reinforcements this winter but got a negative response. Smulders played a large role in NAC's relationship with City, which is in its 3rd season. [AD]

City interested in Ajax defender

While Barcelona are set to win the race for Frenkie de Jong, Manchester City are the main bidder for Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt (19), who is City's number one defensive target for next summer. [Voetbal International]

Pep on Garcia qualities

Pep on Eric Garcia: "He is so smart, so intelligent. He understands everything so quick. His physicality is not so strong, but he resolves situations by thinking. I like to work with intelligent people and he is one of them."

Pep on Otamendi mood

Pep on Otamendi: "He's not happy. I don't have an answer. When he plays he's happy, when he doesn't play he's not happy, but not just Otamendi - everybody. All of them. We would like to (keep him), but it depends on the players and the agents. I don't want sad players here."

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