Pep praises Rodri

Pep Guardiola on Rodri: "He was incredible today. We knew it but today I can assure you we have an incredible holding midfielder for the next decade - or at least the years he will be here with a contract."

Sterling on team preparation

Raheem Sterling: "It was good to get some more minutes under my belt today. With the heat, it was definitely difficult but that’s what preseason is for. I feel good! They’re probably one of the best teams I’ve seen play out from the back and they played some great football." Raheem Sterling on the Community... Continue Reading →

City Thiago transfer progress

Man City and Sporting will both pay Thiago Almada's release clause of €16m. Almada has been subjected to enormous pressure by Velez as they are trying to renew his contract so that they can push the price, but the deal between Almada and City is well underway. [via @abolapt ]

Pep on friendly

Pep Guardiola post #EuroJapanCup: "It was a very good game, so demanding. A good performance from both sides, with high pressing and mistakes. We've had no injuries on the tour, which is good and now we go back home." Pep Guardiola: "Kevin made another great game. It’s important because he has a special quality; the... Continue Reading →

Sterling on losing friend

Raheem Sterling on losing his friend Damary Dawkins to cancer: "I get really emotional with things like that. I don't deal with it too well. It was a real eye-opener..." Raheem Sterling: "We always go on hospital visits and because you want to see as many kids as possible, you don't get that same length... Continue Reading →

Sterling compares PL and CL

Raheem Sterling would not swap winning the Premier League with Manchester City with Liverpool's Champions League glory. [via @spbajko ] Raheem Sterling: "I was really happy for them, happy for some of the players I know to lift the Champions League. For me, what we’ve done last season – every day, week in week out – was exceptional.... Continue Reading →

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