Kompany praises Stones

Vincent Kompany: "I’ve always said John is one of the most talented defenders. He’s got such a bright future. He’s already achieved a lot, let’s not forget that." Vincent Kompany: "He’s not a young defender any more that hasn’t got any experience. He’s a multiple Premier League-winning central defender who is growing and the one... Continue Reading →

Wayne Rooney on Pep coaching England

Wayne Rooney: "You look at our team [England] 10 years ago and arguably we had the best group of players in world football... If we had a Guardiola with that group of players, we'd have won everything, no doubt about it." [via @SkySports]

Bellamy on Pep achievements

Craig Bellamy: "How can you not be impressed by Pep? Look at the football he is playing. How is he able to create that intensity? How is he able to lock teams in as much as he does? How does 50-60% of possession change to 70-80%, because that’s what he’s done..." Craig Bellamy: "He has... Continue Reading →

PL admit VAR mistakes

Referee chief Mike Riley has admitted that four mistakes have been made so far in the Premier League this season by VAR, one of which involved Manchester City, the stamp on David Silva against Bournemouth. [via @SkySportsPL]

Adrian Bernabe on his role model

Adrian Bernabe: "Silva is, for me, he's one of the [best], because he's Spanish, when I was younger I was always looking at him and [Andres] Iniesta. For me, training with him and having the opportunity to play with him is a pleasure." Adrian Bernabe: "When I come up to train with them (the first... Continue Reading →

Stones opens contract talks

Manchester City plan to sit down with John Stones' representatives towards the end of the year to agree a contract extension. John Stones is keen to stay at Manchester City and can expect an improvement on his £120k a week wages. [via @SeanPaulKearns] After training for the last ten days and showing little sign of... Continue Reading →

London major on Sterling

Sadiq Khan on Raheem Sterling: "I’d go as far to say he’s the best statesman we have [for fighting racism]." Sadiq Khan: "If you remember the vitriol he received in relation to his tattoo and the problems he had before the World Cup, he spoke with his feet in relation to his performance, but also... Continue Reading →

Sacchi on Pep and PL

Arrigo Sacchi: "Their football is similar to mine and I really appreciate their values, culture and mentality. My Milan team innovated, the teams of Guardiola and Klopp continue to innovate." Arrigo Sacchi: "I enjoy watching them. The problem in the PL is that they play too often and there is too much competition. Perhaps this... Continue Reading →

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