City plan to buy Chilwell

Manchester City are preparing to trigger a £42 million release clause in England left-back Ben Chilwell’s contract with Leicester City. [via @TelegraphDucker] Pep Guardiola has been forced to improvise at left-back for the last two campaigns owing to the long-term injuries suffered by Benjamin Mendy and does not want to run the risk of a... Continue Reading →

City set price for Otamendi

Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi is valued at €30m byt the club for a summer transfer. Agent Jorge Mendes is trying to get it down to €25m. Diego Simeone is very keen on the signing, but has problems getting near the wages Otamendi currently earns. [via @diarioas]

Pep on Bernardo position

Pep Guardiola on Bernardo Silva: "He is the best. Bernardo can play incredible here and anywhere. Give me any team, he will play well there. He does everything good. He can get in any team in the world."

Pep on defending the title

Pep Guardiola on defending the title: "It's a dream to be here. I didn't expect we would be in this position after being 7 points behind this Liverpool side. We show many, many things. We have the chance to go back to back and we will try." Pep Guardiola: "We have the last 2 games... Continue Reading →

Pep on KDB return

Pep Guardiola: "Kevin trained with us the last two days, he will train once again tomorrow. He could be involved. Fernandinho is not able to play on Sunday."

Pep on team experience

Pep Guardiola pre #BHAMCI: "Experience [with Silva, Kompany and Aguero] is important, but it's a new season. The most incredible moment in this club's history is when Sergio scored that goal. But everyone has to make his contribution in the last game."

Pep on PL dominance

Pep Guardiola on the week of football: “Both semi-finals were incredible, and we had an important win against Leicester. For English football it is incredibly good [to have four finalists]. Big congratulations to all of them.”

Yaya Toure retires

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré has retired from professional football, according to his agent. The 35-year-old will now focus on a career in football coaching. [via @GFFN]

City formed alliance with Sporting

Sporting CP have agreed to an ‘alliance’ with Manchester City. Sporting president Frederico Varandas arranged the deal with Txiki Begiristain and Ferran Soriano in Manchester this week. The deal includes a scouting and player development partnership. [@Record_Portugal ]

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