@BernardoCSilva: "In Manchester City we are a little like PSG: we have never won the Champions League and we all want to win the best competition in Europe."
@BenMendy23 on @BernardoCSilva: "I call you Pablo Picasso that’s how exceptional you are." [@canalplus via @GFFN]
City overtake Liverpool at the PL table by one point after Klopp coached side draw against Everton 0-0.
Bernardo Silva will be handed a new six-year deal at the Etihad Stadium as a reward for his fine form this season. Silva has attracted interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona but the Premier League champions see him as a vital part of their future. [Daily Mail]
CFG has joined forces with Abu Dhabi Sports Council. The deal will see young footballers from the Emirate travelling to the Etihad Campus for coaching and mentoring. Coaches will also travel to discuss the best practices in areas such as fitness and sport science. [via ENA] General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council - Aref... Continue Reading →
@IlkayGuendogan on filling in for Fernandinho: "Yeah obviously it’s another job, it’s different to playing as an offensive midfielder when you have to wait a little bit in the spaces between the back five and the midfield row, so you have a lot of responsibility..." @IlkayGuendogan: "I just have to be aware that I’m not... Continue Reading →
Ilkay Gundogan on his contract situation: “I’m very happy here, I just think that these kind of things, especially also as I’m not the youngest any more, just need sometimes a little bit of time, you know?" Ilkay Gundogan: “The club doesn’t rush me, I don’t rush myself, so I still have more than one... Continue Reading →
@BernardoCSilva: "We are stronger. We have kept the same players but added Riyad Mahrez while Phil Foden has improved. We have a real taste to win more trophies... You can see the confidence [winning something early in the season] gives the team and the mood it created."
Pep Guardiola wants to raid Bayern Munich and be reunited with Thiago Alcantara (27) for a second time. The City boss is a huge fan of the Spain international, who is seen as a long-term option to replace Fernandinho as a holding midfielder. [Mirror] City will have to smash the club record £60m they splashed... Continue Reading →