City interested in Benfica defender

Manchester City have joined United in the race to sign Benfica central defender Ruben Dias in the January transfer window, which is mainly due to Laporte's injury. The 22 year old has a €66M release clause which is expected to be raised to €88M. [@cmjornal via @Sport_Witness]

Vidic praises Aguero

Nemanja Vidic: "I played against Aguero when they beat us 4-1 in the Moyes season. That was my worst game for United." Nemanja Vidic: "He (Aguero) knows where the ball will come and where he can attack. But in the box, he has a low centre of gravity, which helps him change direction quickly, especially... Continue Reading →

Giovanni van Bronckhorst joins City

Giovanni van Bronckhorst has accepted a job working as a coach with Manchester City and the City Football Group. The former Feyenoord manager and ex team mate of Pep Guardiola will develop his coaching with Manchester City, New York City FC and Melbourne City. [via @telegraaf]

Wenger on City technical level

Arsene Wenger: "Man City has a huge technical level where they can always create chances. Liverpool looks very strong at the back and up front and they have a midfield who knows their job; maybe less creative than Man City. So they look a little bit in front of all the others."

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