Pep on Zabaleta comeback

Pep Guardiola on the City fans welcoming Zabaleta back: "I think sometimes in England compared to other countries … wow, how incredibly the people take value from players who have done very well in one place." Pep Guardiola: "Pablo had more than a decade here and helped to create what the team is right now,... Continue Reading →

Juventus interested in Mahrez

Juventus are reportedly eyeing a summer swoop for City attacker Riyad Mahrez. The 28-year-old has contributed 10 goals and 10 assists in 36 appearances this season, but has only started 11 Premier League matches. [@TheSunFootball | Various in Italy and Algeria]

Pep involved in kit design

Pep Guardiola and his coaching team were all consulted when PUMA designers worked on the new shirts, shorts and socks, which are expected to be launched on July 1. Pep and his team were interested in the "technical aspects of the shirt and the training gear." [via @ManCityMEN]

Zinchenko on Kompany mentorship

Aleks Zinchenko on his best friend in the dressing room: "[I have] good friendships with everyone. I can say Vincent Kompany because a few times he is with me on the pitch after training sessions and shows me some details. He is a legend and gives me important advice."

Zinchenko on working with Pep

Aleks Zinchenko: "Of course there is a pleasure when the manager like Pep is talking about you like this, but I don’t read the newspapers, I just have to be fully focused on my game. It was always my dream to play for this club... I want to be here."

Zinchenko on fighting with Mendy

Aleks Zinchenko on fighting for the left-back position with Benjamin Mendy returning: "We will see what happens but I am ready to fight for this place. I can play any position right now to be fair, which is good."

City CEO on kit deal

Ferran Soriano on the partnership with PUMA: "This announcement marks the start of an exciting new chapter for City Football Group... PUMA share our vision for challenging expectations, and we are looking forward to what we believe will be a ground-breaking partnership."

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