City-Juve swap deal to be closed

The last details remain between Juventus and Manchester City to finalise the Cancelo-Danilo swap. City will play €35m plus Danilo. The Brazilian will leave the club after the Community Shield. [via @NicoSchira] Juventus sporting director, Fabio Paratici could be at Wembley tomorrow to watch the match between Liverpool and Manchester City in the Community Shield.... Continue Reading →

City-Juve talks slowing down

The slowdown in the Cancelo-Danilo negotiations was imposed by Man City due to the Community Shield. They will resume talks with Juve next week. Juve are offering Danilo a contract until 2024 at €4.5m per season, to which various bonuses can be added. [via @tuttosport]

Pep on Mendy rehab

Pep Guardiola on Benjamin Mendy's return: “Benjamin Mendy came back two or three days ago. He tried to train with the team. Hopefully, next week he will be with us."

City-Juve close to agreement

The negotiation for Joao Cancelo to Manchester City is close to conclusion. The deal will be for about €35m plus Danilo. [via @repubblica] There is optimism on the whole front regarding the Cancelo-Danilo negotiations. The agreements will be found as the differences in valuations between the clubs is getting thinner and thinner. [via @AlfredoPedulla]

Pep on treating players

Pep Guardiola: "I will be nicer [to the players] this season, they've convinced me. If they can't do it, it will be because opponents are better. At the end of the season before last, I didn't know how we'd handle our success but it was incredible what they've done."

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