Manchester City are 'ready' to offer €100m for centre-back Milan Skriniar; the Slovak has yet to sign a contract extension with Inter Milan but City will face competition from Real Madrid who see him as a perfect replacement for the departing Raphaël Varane. [via @English_AS]
Martin Keown on Raheem Sterling: "The biggest transformation in Sterling's game is his movement off the ball. All but one of his Premier League goals this season has been scored inside the box and he has become brilliant at sniffing out those dangerous positions..." Martin Keown: "He is most deadly for City without the ball,... Continue Reading →
Former United midfielder Tom Cleverley on 93:20: "I was on my way down from the directors’ box at the Stadium of Light and as soon as Dzeko scored the equaliser, I knew. I could see it unfolding and that it was meant to be theirs. It was a terrible, terrible day in my career." Tom... Continue Reading →
Stuart Pearce on Raheem Sterling: "I think he’s won a lot of people over with his football. I really do. The one thing that impresses me about him is that when he plays under pressure and if he’s not doing particularly well, he doesn’t shirk. He doesn’t go and hide..." Stuart Pearce: "That’s why he... Continue Reading →
Jadon Sancho on Raheem Sterling: "He is a great player, as you can see on and off the pitch. He is a humble guy and I am just so delighted I am sharing the pitch with him and obviously I look up to him as a role model and especially starting with him was a... Continue Reading →
Harry Kane on Raheem Sterling: "He is incredible. He is a great a player and so humble as well. He just wants to work hard and get better... It’s great to have him in this form, it’s great to play with him and hopefully he can do it again on Monday."
Gareth Southgate on Raheem Sterling: "I’ve put him into the leadership group that we have. I think he’s showing those signs, I think he’s a role model for the younger players. He’s really focused on his training... I think he’s enjoyed that extra responsibility as well."
West Ham midfielder Louie Watson: "I like to score and create goals; that’s what I’m about. One of the players I look up to is Kevin De Bruyne. He’s the type of footballer I base my game around and he’s the best at what he can do."