Bayern started talks with City for Sane

Bayern Munich have opened discussions with Manchester City over the potential summer transfer of Leroy Sane. Bayern have been granted permission to speak to the Germany international's representatives with a view to agreeing contractual terms. [via @DuncanCastles] City would prefer to retain the 23-year-old, however Sane has rejected a series of offers to upgrade and extend a... Continue Reading →

City will re-open contract talks with Gundogan

lkay Gundogan is ready to re-open contract talks with Manchester City following Saturday’s FA Cup final. [via @Sammy_Goal] Gundogan’s current deal expires next summer and he has been in a stand-off with City in recent months, but there is now a willingness on both sides to agree fresh terms, although no agreement is in place... Continue Reading →

City hit back at possible ban

Manchester City have hit back after the article in the New York Times. "Manchester City FC is fully cooperating in good faith with the CFCB IC's (Club Football Financial Body) ongoing investigation." Manchester City: "In doing so the club is reliant on both the CFCB IC's independence and commitment to due process; and on UEFA's... Continue Reading →

City prepare 60 million bid

Manchester City have been positive and have €60m prepared for a potential deal for Joao Cancelo. Such a sale would see Juventus make a €28m profit on the 24-year-old and keep the FFP sirens away. [via @Gazzetta_it]

City bid rejected

Lyon have rejected a £43 million transfer bid from Manchester City for Tanguy Ndombele, who is contracted to remain until 2023. It will likely require a much larger bid for City to secure Ndombele’s services as they face heavy competition from multiple clubs. [via @le10sport]

City transfer targets and budget

Manchester City plan £200m summer spending spree with Rodri, Luka Jovic, Matthijs De Ligt and Houssem Aouar on Guardiola's shopping list. [via @Jack_Gaughan] Manchester City's decision to call off the pursuit of Leicester left back Ben Chilwell is down to prioritising a new centre back. [via @Jack_Gaughan] Manchester City have been in the conversation about... Continue Reading →

Mahrez on his adaptation

Riyad Mahrez: "It’s not easy to come to a team who are settled and have the players who play. That squad did everything last season. I knew it wouldn’t be easy in my first year but I’m very confident in myself and have no doubts about my quality." Riyad Mahrez: "I’m very happy here. I’m... Continue Reading →

Bielsa on Pep achievements

Marcelo Bielsa (Leeds): "The argument I give to explain my respect and admiration for Guardiola is that the beauty of the play of the teams he built you can’t copy. Guardiola builds alpha teams." Marcelo Bielsa: "We always said ‘what would Guardiola do without the players he had in Barcelona?’ and you can say the... Continue Reading →

Kompany on Bernardo character

Vincent Kompany on Bernardo Silva: "I say to him often you are 50% clown, 50% leader. When he becomes 25% clown, 75% leader he will become the captain of this team. He is so strong and to be honest there is nobody who deserves this title more." [@GFFN via @RMCsport]

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