City target stays at Lyon

Manchester City target Houssem Aouar has agreed that he will stay at Lyon for at least one more season. Aouar has his heart set on forcing his way into France’s Euro 2020 squad and has decided to stay in order to maximise his chances of playing regular football. [via BuzzSport]

Kompany on contract extension

Vincent Kompany on his contract situation: "I'll be playing next season. All the other speculation is not in place at the moment. I'm part of the family now, so we'll deal with this situation as a family." Vincent Kompany: "We might agree or disagree but it won't change any of the relationships between me and... Continue Reading →

City open to Gundogan sale

Manchester City are open to the idea selling Ilkay Gundogan in the summer after there was ‘black smoke’ when it came to contract negotiations. Inter are ready to take advantage of the situation and have tabled a four-year contract worth €6m per season. [via @Sport_Witness] Manchester City are demanding €25m for Ilkay Gundogan but the... Continue Reading →

Referee for City-Spurs game

Appointments | City vs Spurs (CL): Referee: Cüneyt Çakır, Assistants: Bahattin Duran & Tarık Ongun; Fourth Official: Artur Manuel Ribeiro Soares Dias; VAR: Massimiliano Irrati.

KDB on City football

Kevin De Bruyne: "In the end, this project at City is about more than winning. It’s about a certain way of playing and an overall philosophy. This is why we get up every morning, why we obsess over so much detail in our work, why we try to push ourselves to the limits." Kevin De... Continue Reading →

KDB on Pep inspiration

Kevin De Bruyne: "Pep and I share a similar mentality. To be fair, he’s even more intense about football than I am. However much mental stress we are under as players, I think he is under twice as much. Because he is not just interested in winning. He wants perfection." Kevin De Bruyne: "The first... Continue Reading →

KDB on friendship with Sterling

Kevin De Bruyne: "Before I came to Manchester City, I didn’t really know what to make of this Raheem Sterling guy. I had never met him, and from what I’d read about him in the English press, I thought he was going to be a very different character..." Kevin De Bruyne: "I thought, well... I... Continue Reading →

Sterling on title race

Raheem Sterling: "100 percent [it'll go to the last game] the way Liverpool have been playing. It will go down to the wire. I don’t see us slowing down now. Liverpool have a great squad, great self-belief, but so do we."

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