An investigation into accusations that Premier League champion Manchester City misled European soccer’s financial regulators in pursuit of its success on the field is expected to recommend that the team be barred from the Champions League. [@nytimes]
Virgil Van Dijk: "Congratulations to City, they deserved it. It was a great title race and I’ve enjoyed every bit of it. I think we are all going to be a little disappointed because we are so close." Virgil Van Dijk: "To get 97 points, to play football like we have played all season, we... Continue Reading →
Gary Neville: "To do what he’s [Pep] done here now in this last two years is unprecedented, it’s incredible. The points tallies are just out of this world and the football he’s played as well, so I think you can say, yes, this is the greatest [team in Premier League history]." Gary Neville: "The way... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola will finalise his summer transfer plans during a meeting with chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain next week. [via @jamesrobsonES]
Kevin De Bruyne: "To be fair I said before the season started that I saw Liverpool as the main contenders because they bought really well and only had a few missing players from last year." Kevin De Bruyne: "They did really well and to be where they are in the Champions League final, if we... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola: "This season we had an incredible opponent, so congratulations to Liverpool as well for this incredible season, but we did it, we beat them."
Pep Guardiola on City defending set-pieces: "I’m the tallest guy [at City]. So when it’s a set-piece you go to the church to pray." [via @Sammy_Goal]
Jurgen Klopp: "Congratulations to Manchester City, they played a good season as well. In the last two years they have put together ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY EIGHT points, not bad. We helped you a little bit by pushing you there, but really, all my respects, you deserved it."