Manchester City will play Newport County (14th in League Two) away in the FA Cup fifth round after they upset Middlesbrough in tonight's fourth round replay. The match will be played on Saturday 16 February with a kick-off time of 5.30pm.
Dani Alves rejected a return to Brazil with Flamengo in late 2018 because he dreams of being able to work with Pep Guardiola again. Alves is a free agent in June and could target a move to Manchester City. [SPORT]
Danilo on Pep's experience helping City in their attempt of retaining the league: "Pep for example is a winner. He won a lot of titles with his previous teams so that helps us every day. Every situation is completely different even for him but his experience can help us."
Pep when asked why Tottenham are not mentioned along with City and Liverpool in the title race: "These are questions for yourself. I never said Tottenham are not [in the race]."
Pep Guardiola on the league: "It’s about being calm. There will be surprises. It's tough for every team to win games. I talk to my players and say don’t forget who we are as a team. We are a strong team and that’s what I want to watch every game." "I like to see my... Continue Reading →
Pep: "Goodison Park is always a tough game for us. Depending on the results, the approach is the same. Go there, try and make a good performance and win the game and of course we have the chance because Liverpool don’t play to go top."
Mike Dean has been appointed referee for Manchester City vs. Chelsea this Sunday. It will be his second league game of the season for City after the 2-1 defeat to Leicester. He was also in charge of the 9-0 win over Burton in the Carabao Cup.