Pep on Leroy Sane making a U-turn over a new contract: "What Txiki sent me two or three weeks ago, it was quite close. Now it's not. Now it's a bit different. That's where it is..." Pep Guardiola: "I'm not aware of the rumours. I want players who want to stay. The player didn't tell... Continue Reading →
Philip Yeboah (Ghanaian wonderkid): "In Italy, my preferred destination will be Juventus, but my greatest dream is to play for Manchester City. I love their style of football and I aspire to be like Sergio Aguero..." Philip Yeboah: "In Serie A, I watch Cristiano Ronaldo a lot, but I love Aguero because he is the player I look... Continue Reading →
Fernando Santos on Bernardo Silva's exclusion from the Best Men's player shortlist: "In that list of 10 it is abnormal that Bernardo Silva is not there. He is one of those players who did everything, in the club and the national team, won the League of Nations." [via @Squawka]
Pep Guardiola on captaincy: "When Fernandinho comes back next week we are going to decide the captain. We want to be all together to choose the captain."
Pep Guardiola has confirmed that all the players are back except for Fernandinho: "Everyone is back except for Fernandinho. On Sunday we will try to play with the players who played more minutes in pre-season because they have rhythm."
Pep Guardiola on Jurgen Klopp’s comments on City’s spending: "It bothers me because it's not true that we spend hundreds of millions every transfer window." Pep Guardiola on Jurgen Klopp: "He’s a class manager, top manager. It’s an incredible challenge for me every time I face one of his teams. His message is always positive.... Continue Reading →
Pep Guardiola on Sane’s future: "I answered many times this question. I know the rumours exist. I said many times it’s impossible for me to convince any player to stay when he wants to leave but the player did not tell me anything. He is our player and we want him to stay."
Juve have decided to accept a player plush cash offer to sell Cancelo to City this summer. Juve have agreed to pocket a fee in the region of €30m-€35m and Danilo will be joining Juve as part of the deal. Cancelo could soon fly out to England. [@tuttosport via@insidefutbol]