Stuart Pearce on Klopp or Pep: "That’s a real tight call, I would just air on Pep as he has won the trophies, he’s walked the walk with City and around the world. Klopp has done fantastically but for three seasons now he has won no trophy, and you get judged on your trophies." Stuart... Continue Reading →
Pundit Danny Murphy on @sterling7: “He’s doing a lot off the field which needs highlighting. I don’t think we do it enough. We’re always ready to jump on people when they’ve done things wrong, but there’s no coincidence that he’s maturing on and off the pitch.” Danny Murphy: “Sterling – with millions of social media... Continue Reading →
Andrea Pirlo on the #CL: "I think Juventus are stronger than Barcelona while Man City can be more challenging."
Milan Skriniar is determined to reject a move to Manchester City in the summer. According to reports, City are ready to offer €100 million to secure the services of the defender in the summer but the 24-year-old seems determined to remain at Inter. [via @CorSport]
Offers for Thomas Partey have been made from both Italy and several English clubs including Arsenal and Manchester City. City and Arsenal have been linked the most, and Premier League clubs are said to be aware that the 25-year-old would suit the league ‘perfectly’. [@diarioas]
Kevin De Bruyne, John Stones and Fernandinho are ALL in contention to feature in Saturday's trip to Fulham. [@jonnysmiffy] Benjamin Mendy and David Silva are also nearing returns after flying to Abu Dhabi for warm weather training.
UEFA are considering making changes to FFP, such as reducing the complexity of rules to give less focus on a club's revenue source. That could help UEFA avoid getting involved in ever-increasing, expensive court battles with clubs. [@FinancialTimes] Recent events have made UEFA executives discuss changes. Focusing on a club's statutory accounts and whether they... Continue Reading →
Manchester City knew Alexis Sanchez’s wages would destabilise the club. They feared that by paying the 30-year-old the £500,000-a-week, their wage structure would be significantly challenged and could have led to conflict among their squad. [@TelegraphDucker] Club source: ”We looked at the situation and felt that if we paid Sanchez what he was asking we... Continue Reading →
Benfica president Luis Felipe Vieira has vowed to increase the release clause of Manchester City, Real Madrid and Juventus target Joao Felix (19). Felix’s contract already contains a €120 million release clause. [@tuttosport] Luis Felipe Vieira: “Our project of gambling on youngsters is paying off. He is one of the best talents produced by Portuguese... Continue Reading →