City closing on Cancelo

Manchester City want to close a deal for Joao Cancelo with Juventus and contacts are ongoing to finalize the deal. City already have an agreement with the 25-year-old. [via @NicoSchira]

Pep on targeting CL

Pep Guardiola: "The league is always the most important championship. It makes you happier because as you win a lot, on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, you are happy. When you lose in the CL, you are f*cked for 2 days. When you go badly in the league you are f*cked many more days." Pep Guardiola:... Continue Reading →

Pep on taking sabbatical

Pep Guardiola: "I do not take a sabbatical. The news comes out, is repeated and is not checked. I have two years of contract and, if they do not kick me out, I will continue." [via @Sport_Witness]

Arteta on learning from Pep

Mikel Arteta: "There will always be a link, but from here to the future you cannot know what will happen. I’m happy where I am. I’ve been with City for three years and I love this work. Being a head coach is something that will come naturally. For now, I will continue with Pep." Mikel... Continue Reading →

Arteta on Rodri qualities

Mikel Arteta on Rodri: "Rodri? He closely resembles what ‘Busi’ [Busquets] is. Few people read the game alone, those who anticipate scenarios, who are mentally stable, who can be a coach in the field, in the case of Xabi Alonso or Xavi Hernández."

City FFP investigation continues

CAS have now confirmed that Manchester City’s claim has no effect in terms of stopping UEFA’s ongoing process into the club. The five Judges who comprise the Adjudicatory Chamber of UEFA's CFCB do have the right to impose their sanction as they see fit. [via @SunSport]

Gundogan on contract extension

Ilkay Gundogan on his contract situation: "I know nothing, I have not spoken to anyone. There will be talks in the summer and then we’ll see. I’m not dissatisfied with City and that’s why I would not say that I really want to leave because the club wants to extend my contract."

Bayern refuse to meet City asking price

Bayern's first-choice target is Manchester City's Leroy Sane, but they have been put off by an 'insane' £90million asking price. If Bayern cannot meet City's demands, they will instead meet Dalian Yifang's £25m valuation of Yannick Carrasco. [via @SPORTBILD]

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