City interested in Leicester midfielder

City have made an approach for James Maddison and would rival Spurs in the pursuit of the Englishman's signature. It would take a fee in the region of £60m. Pep Guardiola is a huge admirer and believes the 22-year-old has the class to fit into his side. [via @footyinsider247]

Van Gaal on De Ligt future

Louie Van Gaal: "Although De Ligt can go to Barcelona too, because I don’t like their central defenders. He could play at Barcelona, but he could play for Manchester City also, and in that case I would choose Pep Guardiola over Lionel Messi." [via @MetroUK]

Jordan Henderson on emulating City

Jordan Henderson: "Before this game I said [Manchester] City don't just win one [but] two or three trophies. That is what we are trying to aim for and I know in this group we want to do that. We are young enough to stay together and hopefully, we can do that."

Klopp on Pep congratulations

Jurgen Klopp: "A second ago I spoke to Pep Guardiola on the phone. Our head physio (Lee Nobes) worked for Manchester City at the start of the year but he wanted to win the Champions League... no, it's a joke!" Jurgen Klopp: "We promised each other that we will kick each other's butts again next... Continue Reading →

Stones on his learning process

John Stones: "I wasn’t playing as much as I’d like in the last two months of the season but that’s football and I can’t fault anyone. All I can say is I gave everything for the team and when I came on off the bench, I gave everything." John Stones: "I did my research on... Continue Reading →

Talks about Sane extension fail

Fresh talks between Leroy Sané and Manchester City over a new contract have failed to bring a breakthrough. City are still waiting for contact from Bayern, and are now expecting them to step up their efforts. [via @MullockSMirror]

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