Manchester City are preparing a £70m summer bid for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele (22) and will compete with Manchester United and Juventus for him. City also like his teammate Houssem Aouar, but Ndombele is the priority. [Sun Sport]
Ilkay Gundogan to SPORT BILD: "It may be that my next contract is my last big one, so such a decision has to be well thought out. We already had one or two talks, I don't feel any pressure on the issue. It's possible for me to go into the last year of my contract... Continue Reading →
Craig Burley (ESPN): "I would say at the moment Sterling [is better than Salah]. Sterling has taken his game to another level. Everything: touch, strength, vision, he really has."
Vincent Kompany's testimonial is scheduled to take place in August, at the start of the 2019-20 season. The likes of Yaya Toure, Pablo Zabaleta and Joleon Lescott are in line for a call-up against either a Manchester United XI or a World XI. [via @Sammy_Goal]
Vincent Kompany is likely to sign a new one-year contract extension with the Manchester City captain expected to agree a cut in wages. [@Jack_Gaughan]
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Newport County vs. Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round this Saturday. It will be City's fifth game under Marriner this season after wins over Huddersfield (x2) and West Ham, and the defeat to Crystal Palace.