Txiki Begiristain on @BernardoCSilva following his new contract: “Under the guidance of Pep Guardiola and the backroom staff we have here, we expect to see him [Bernardo] develop into one of the world’s best players over the coming years.” Pep Guardiola: “We are constructing a side that will provide a platform for sustained success. Bernardo... Continue Reading →
OFFICIAL: Bernardo Silva has signed a new deal at Manchester City until 2025. @BernardoCSilva on his new deal with the club: "As soon as I heard City wanted me to stay longer, my mind was made up. I love the club, the manager, the players and the fans. There’s nowhere else I want to be."... Continue Reading →
Gareth Southgate on Raheem Sterling: "I'm so impressed by his maturity and the way he has spoken out on important subjects. It shows huge social conscience and he really is developing into an outstanding role model for people to follow."
Gareth Southgate on Fabian Delph's England selection: "You can look at Delph not playing for City, but he was our best player against Croatia. It would be strange to make huge changes to a squad which has qualified for the Nations League finals."
Matthijs De Ligt (19) could join Barcelona in the summer, but competition from other clubs could be an issue. The La Liga winners are waiting to see if City, Juventus, Bayern or PSG will make an approach. Ajax have set the asking price at €70m. [TV3 via @diarioas]
Manchester City players called up for the Euro 2020 Qualifiers in March: Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker, John Stones and Fabian Delph.
Former City Captain Richard Dunne has praised @sterling7. “He’s an outstanding professional and Pep Guardiola understands he’s a vital part of the team. Sane and Mahrez might interchange but Sterling will always be on the team sheet.” Richard Dunne: “His assists and goal-rate support the manager’s decision to make him an integral part of the... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola on Cristiano Ronaldo: "Juventus reached the final two times and lost so they brought Cristiano. He has all the pressure on his shoulders and he scores three against Atletico Madrid and they go through to the quarterfinals. We will try."