Pep on performance

Pep Guardiola: "I am delighted with the performance. The opponents didn't do too much. The opponents are good my friend. They have quality to create problems. And they didn't do too much. We played 20 mins 10 v 11."

Pep on penalties and VAR

Pep - Post #s04vcity: "I am a big fan of VAR. It's a penalty. The second one is a penalty too. Offside too. And the red card can be a red card. The result is good, but it’s not over. Hopefully our fans can help us in the second leg and hopefully we can improve."

Laporte on Mahrez qualities

@Laporte on @Mahrez22: "Riyad, apart from being a great footballer, he's a friend. I get on very well with him. He always deals damage to the defences he comes up against... He's a fantastic footballer and he's going to offer so much for the team this season."

Shearer names Aguero best ever

@alanshearer on @aguerosergiokun: "Aguero is the best foreign striker the Premier League has seen. He guarantees you goals and he has the better goals-per-game ratio compared to Drogba and Henry, not that there is much in it."

Schalke youth coach on Sane

Schalke U-19 coach Norbert Elgert to SPORT BILD: "Leroy Sané has made a big leap as a personality and footballer after moving to Manchester City. He is well on his way to becoming a world leader. There are the Ronaldos, the Messis - he can already be classified as behind them." Norbert Elgert to SPORT... Continue Reading →

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