Manchester City are long-time admirers of Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt and held a series of talks with his representatives around this time last year in the hope of signing him this summer, but Barcelona are currently leading the race. [via @Sammy_Goal] Manchester City are admirers of Inter's Milan Skriniar, although the 24-year-old's reported price... Continue Reading →
Nicolas Otamendi is open to leaving Manchester City this summer. The 31-year-old centre-back is not desperate to leave the Etihad Stadium but he would be open to a transfer if he were to be offered regular football. [via @Sammy_Goal] Wolves, Valencia and even the Chinese Super League have been privately mooted as possible destinations for... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola is keen to reunite with Juventus winger Douglas Costa this summer and bring the 28-year-old to Manchester City. Guardiola bought Costa for £21 million in 2015 and he's now a reported target for City after struggling in Serie A. [@tuttosport]
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on the rise of @DeBruyneKev: “I think for Kevin, he was really young, and in the [Chelsea] team, we had all these big names. He decided to go and play. In football, it is simple, the more you play, the better you become.” Didier Drogba: ”The more you understand and... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola on Solskjær: "United is always incredible opponent, so of course, congratulations for Solskjær for what he has done, incredible, in terms of results, the way they play, so I wish him all the best."
Pep Guardiola on the form after the international break last season: "I would say after the international break, we came back good, we got good results, I think the rhythm, for the points from last season is quite similar, but we have a huge contender this time." Pep Guardiola: "We are going to play eleven... Continue Reading →
PEP: ''They try to play well in first games. Mitrovic in the box is so dangerous. Good quality players, Babel is so fast just come back from Holland. I don’t see the table to see how they have done or results but they have done very well.''
Pep Guardiola on playing before Liverpool: "It's a long race, last two months, asking the same, the calendar is what it is so we cannot control Sky/BT, the Premier League decide when we have to play, we play."