Buffon on turning down City

Gianluigi Buffon has revealed he turned down an offer from City. “I had a very big offer from City, when they started to build the team and become the most important side in Europe. They wanted me to be the first signing, but I stayed at Juve.” [@btsportfootball]

City show resilience

In away game against Bournemouth City started game with Otamendi, Stones as center backs, Bernardo, Sterling as wingers and Gundogan as deepest midfielder, From start of the game City controlled ball but struggled to create anything with it Bournemouth played extremely defensive 5-4-1 and tried to don't allow City overload wide areas with playing five... Continue Reading →

Andy Robertson puts pressure on City

Andy Robertson: “We become the chasers now and all the pressure is on Manchester City. We will fight for every last ball until the whistle is blown at the end of the season. The pressure has been on City because they are expected to retain the title.”

Martin Keown on title race

Martin Keown: “When Pep Guardiola’s teams get their noses in front with nine games to go, they do not look back. His players will go into training knowing that all their hard graft was worth it. Liverpool’s solidity has kept them in touching distance.“ Martin Keown: ”They (LFC) may relish the chance to be hunters... Continue Reading →

Ferdinand on Foden leaving City

@rioferdy5 believes @PhilFoden may have to leave Manchester City for the sake of his own career. “He’s got great potential, but at the end of the day he needs game time. He’s not going to get that at Manchester City. Jadon Sancho didn’t, so that’s why he left.” Rio Ferdinand: “He [Sancho] demanded regular football... Continue Reading →

Pep on handling title race

Pep Guardiola: “Of course we want to win the league and the players show me they want to win it. But we have played nine or ten more games than Liverpool - a lot of minutes in our legs. We play in four competitions and are still there. That's why I'm happy." [Via @goal] Pep... Continue Reading →

Pep on this season team

Pep Guardiola on whether he would believe City have been better than last season if they don’t win the league. “Yeah. We want the league and we will be disappointed if that does not happen but we cannot forget the contender we face with Liverpool.”

Kompany on prioritizing

@VincentKompany: "It's really difficult to say, 'Okay let's just focus on the league or just the Champions League or the FA Cup - everything kind of blends into one big competition. But ticking those games off time after time that's really the mindset."

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