Pep and Txiki on Bernardo extension

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 →

Bernardo signs extension

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 →

Soutghate on Sterling

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 Delph

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."

City get boost in De Ligt pursuit

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]

Richard Dunne praises Sterling

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 on Cristiano Ronaldo

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."

Paul Dickov on the squad depth

Paul Dickov on the squad depth: "They've got such a strong squad. The last couple of weeks there has been no Fernandinho, no Kevin De Bruyne; Ilkay Gundogan has been sitting in front of the back four and has done phenomenal. The strength in depth they've got is scary, really."

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