Lukas Nmecha: "It’s always very good and important to learn from the best and I’m really enjoying it. We’ve a lot to learn and improve and we’re doing it as a team. It was really nice to score, but the most important thing now is getting fit and ready for what is coming next."
A Manchester City official is in Buenos Aires to complete the transfer of Thiago Almada for €16M after Velez Sarsfield failed to get the player to sign a contract at the club. He could spend one or two seasons developing at Sporting CP after signing for City. [via @abolapt]
Sporting have agreed a deal for Felix Correia with Manchester City. City have paid €3.5m as an initial fee, with another €3.5m of bonuses to come depending on his performances going forward. [@DuncanCastles via @TransferPodcast] Felix Correia has revealed he has already signed a contract with Manchester City: "I signed a deal for Manchester City.... Continue Reading →
Velez Sarsfield are pressing Thiago Almada to renew with the club and increase the release clause to €25m, but the player is interested in a move to Europe. He's expected to join Sporting CP on loan from City as part of the partnership between the clubs. [via @abolapt]
Pep on Rodri: "He is a young, typical defensive midfielder who thinks very quickly. I hope he is here for a long time. Rodrigo is tall, which for a short side like ours is very good. He is great at set-pieces but we didn't buy him for that..." Pep Guardiola: "Ever since we arrived here... Continue Reading →
Kevin De Bruyne on captaincy: "I don't know, obviously I was part of the captains the last two years so if the team wants me to be captain or the club – I will gladly accept it, but that's something I think that everybody needs to talk about as a team, as a club..." Kevin... Continue Reading →