Mendy will rehab in Barcelona

Benjamin Mendy intends to stay in Barcelona and concentrate on his recovery there and has cancelled his holiday plans. There’s a clear purpose in Mendy's mind to end the cycle of injuries and plans to be ready for preseason training in July. [via @lequipe]

City target two central defenders

Harry Maguire is one of a number of central defenders being considered by Manchester City to replace Vincent Kompany. City may be looking for two defenders, with Nicolas Otamendi likely to leave the Etihad in search of a regular starting role. [via @SkySportsNews]

PL makes rule changes

The Premier League rule changes that will come into effect next season: Handball: From next season, if the ball hits an attackers arm in the build-up to a goal - be it accidental or otherwise - the goal will be disallowed. Substitutions: From next season onwards, whenever a player is substituted, they no longer have... Continue Reading →

Pep wants to offload Sane

Leroy Sané is a top candidate for the wing position at Bayern Munich. Pep Guardiola wants to offload the winger which would make him cheaper and 'quite possibly soon a Bayern player'. [@kicker_bl_li via @iMiaSanMia]

Maguire is Pep priority

Man City will press ahead with attempts to sign Harry Maguire after confirming Kompany’s departure. Maguire is Pep’s №1 choice to replace Kompany and the City manager even approached the Leicester defender on the pitch at the Etihad to express his admiration. [via @MailSport]

Kompany final message to players

Vincent Kompany's final message to his City team mates during an after party at the Wembley Hilton was pretty clear: "The Champions League, it’s the only one we’re missing." [via @Jack_Gaughan]

Laporte on this season

Aymeric Laporte: "I think that’s very important for us because we haven’t won the Champions League yet. Obviously it’s difficult but every single game we have to win. Hopefully we can do it in every game next season and hopefully we can get to the final and win it next season."

Pep will be proposed new contract

Pep Guardiola will be given the opportunity to stay in charge of Manchester City for at least the next five years. And, if he agrees, he will earn around £100m as his annual salary rises from £15m to £20m. [via @SunSport]

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