Kevin De Bruyne will miss the Manchester derby with the hamstring injury sustained against Spurs last Saturday. His left knee is unaffected. [via @HLNinEngeland]
Pep Guardiola: "When you see how tall and strong and difficult they [Spurs] are in the duels, we suffered, apart from Bernardo Silva. I’m not sure what he ate again today [Saturday] but when he’s one against one, I don’t understand... I have to speak with him, honestly."
Raheem Sterling will cover all the costs for the funeral of Crystal Palace youth player Damary Dawkins. Sterling is due to attend the service in Dagenham on Friday. Raheem Sterling: "Damary was a special young man who touched a lot of lives, including my own. Positive until the end, he was an example to us... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola: "The mental factor was so tough. We spoke about that. The best two days I have had as Manchester City manager has been last Wednesday and today [Saturday], because of the fans." Pep Guardiola: "I am happy to be consistent every three days, I love my team being there. I am not going... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola: "Every time Phil Foden plays he is top level. He can play against big teams. I see him every day in training - he has something special. I have seen many players and this guy has something difficult to find." Pep on Phil Foden: "He’s special. I trust him a lot, from the... Continue Reading →
Manchester City are really interested in signing Tanguy Ndombele (22). Pep Guardiola wants to replace Ilkay Gündogan with him. [via @NicoSchira]
Paul Dickov on Gabriel Jesus: "He's going to be a superstar. I've said it all along. People forget that in footballing terms he's still a young boy but the future he's going to have is ridiculous. His goal-to-game ratio is fantastic but his workrate is phenomenal."
Gary Neville: "I watched Manchester City yesterday, who Manchester United are trying to get to, in terms of the top of the Premier League; Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, far better players, who work twice as hard."