“Am happy here I want to stay longer” -Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola brushes off speculation of a return to Barcelona, saying he is incredibly happy at Manchester City and hopes to stay beyond this season. Pep Guardiola hopes to remain at Manchester City beyond this season despite Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font saying he wants him to return. Font, who is the frontrunner to replace Josep Maria Bartomeu following his…

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City completes Dias signing from Benfica with Otamendi moving in the opposite

Pep Guardiola has taken his spending on defenders through the £400million barrier at Manchester City with £65m club record signing Ruben Dias. City last night confirmed the signing of Portugal international Dias from Benfica on a six-year deal, the 23-year-old entrusted with shoring up their leaky defence. Since taking charge at City in 2016, Guardiola has spent big on his…

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Man City target, Koulibaly staying back at Napoli

Kalidou Koulibaly will stay at Napoli this summer, according to the Serie A club’s sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli. Manchester City and Chelsea were keen on landing Koulibaly. But after being scared off by his valuation, the pair focused their efforts elsewhere. “Our squad is complete, so will now try to release players who won’t have much time on the pitch,”…

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Jose Mourinho brands Man City a “team of c****”

Jose Mourinho branded Manchester City a “team of c****” in a hard-hitting bid to motivate his Spurs stars last season. The blast came in a blistering half-time team talk which inspired the north Londoners to a stunning 2-0 win over Pep Guardiola’s side in February. Continuing with his campaign to turn his choirboys into streetfighters, Mourinho rallied his men after…

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PSG informed of Messi transfer decisions

Lionel Messi is keen to move to Manchester city as his  father Jorge has reportedly told PSG. The French club are among the leading candidates to sign Barcelona’s captain given their financial muscle. But PSG’s sporting director Leonardo has suffered a blow at the first hurdle after being informed Messi has made his mind up on a switch to England. French publication L’Equipe report…

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Wayne Rooney wants Lionel Messi in Manchester

Wayne Rooney believes Lionel Messi could win Ballon d’Or number seven if he joins Manchester City or Manchester United – but claims Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool would be a better signing. Messi has informed Barcelona he wants to leave the club and City are one of the favourites to sign the Argentina star. Few clubs are considered capable of putting…

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Manchester city release Claudio Bravo

Veteran keeper Claudio Bravo has left Manchester City after his contract with the Premier League runners-up expired. The Chilean, 37, signed a four-year deal at City when he made a £15.4m move from Spanish giants Barcelona in 2016. Bravo’s performances came under scrutiny in a difficult debut 2016-17 season where City did not win a trophy under new boss Pep…

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Man city confirms 3rd first team signing

Scott Carson has signed for Manchester City on loan for another season, the club have confirmed. Carson, 34, spent the 2019/20 season on loan from Derby County, acting as the third choice keeper to allow Aro Muric to depart on loan. The former England international did not make an appearance, but did feature on the first team bench on a 17 occasions while Ederson or…

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“One day we will break this gap to the semis” -Pep

Manchester City Champions League ambitions are in ruins once more after Lyon shocked Pep Guardiola’s side in the quarter-final in Lisbon. Lyon were, understandably, pretty happy to make the semi-finals. As was their Brazilian defensive midfielder Bruno Guimaraes who must have tweeted from the dressing room. But City boss Pep Guardiola was hardly thrilled, and lamented his side’s perpetual failure…

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Kevin De Bruyne named best premier league player

Kevin De Bruyne saw off competition from three Liverpool stars to be named the best Premier League player of 2019-20. The Belgium international was awarded the prize following a vote by fans, club captains from England’s top flight and a panel of experts. De Bruyne beat competition from three Liverpool players – Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane – as well…

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Eden Hazard is one of the best in the world -Rodrigo

Rodrigo says he is relishing the chance to lock horns with Eden Hazard, hailing the Belgian one of the best players in the world. Readying himself for action, as City prepare to face Real Madrid with a place in the Champions League quarter-finals at stake, the 24-year-old says he cannot wait. Discussing the threats the La Liga Champions pose, Rodrigo highlighted Hazard’s…

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Eden Hazard back in England to vindicate ‘Worst’ season ever

He might have a winners’ medal in his pocket at the end of his first Real Madrid season, but Eden Hazard is in no mood to spare himself. Long touted as a potential marquee signing for Real Madrid, the Belgium star made the move to the Santiago Bernabeu for an initial €100 million last June. However, by the time Zinedine…

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Manchester city are better than Real Madrid -Rodri

Midfielder Rodrigo believes Manchester City are stronger than Real Madrid – but they still need to prove it. City will have the chance to do just that as they host the Spanish champions in the long-delayed second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Friday. The English side hold a 2-1 aggregate lead after a memorable victory at the…

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Eric Garcia wants to play in other places -Pep

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that centre-back Eric Garcia does not want to extend his contract at the Premier League club, and wants to “play in other places.” The news comes amid rumours that Barcelona want to sign the talented 19-year-old defender. who has made 19 appearances in all competitions for City this season. “He announced to us that he doesn’t want…

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Gundogan says Chelsea target Havertz is better than Ballack

Reported Chelsea target Kai Havertz is better than their former midfielder Michael Ballack, according to Ilkay Gundogan. Bayer Leverkusen are said to be demanding at least €78million (£70m) for Havertz, who has scored 29 goals and supplied nine assists in the Bundesliga since the start of 2018-19. Manchester City star Gundogan acknowledged his fellow Germany international is a different type…

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Manchester city signs Nathan Ake from Bournemouth

Manchester city have announced the signing of Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake on a five-year deal. City agreed a £40million (€44.2million) fee for the Netherlands centre-back, rising to a potential £41million (€45.3million). Ake is City’s second signing of the delayed summer transfer window, after the club landed Spain U21 winger Ferran Torres from Valencia. “City have been the best side in…

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Manchester city agrees deal to sign Nathan Ake

Manchester City are set to sign Netherlands defender Nathan Ake from Bournemouth after agreeing a £41 million ($53 million) deal, according to British media reports on Thursday. City are reported to have negotiated a £40 million fee with relegated Bournemouth, with the deal potentially rising by a further £1 million depending on clauses. Ake’s likely arrival at the Etihad Stadium…

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Manchester City sign Burkina Faso youngster, Issa Kabore

Manchester City have signed teenage defender Issa Kabore from Belgian First Division club Mechelen. Kabore, a 19-year-old Burkina Faso international, will spend next season back at Mechelen on loan, having penned a five-year contract at the Etihad Stadium. The right-back moved to Belgium from Rahimo in his homeland last August and went on to make five first-team appearances in 2019-20.…

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Lazio consider move for free agent David Silva

Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has refused to discount the prospect of signing David Silva on a free transfer. Silva will leave Manchester City after the Champions League concludes, having spent a hugely successful 10 years at the Etihad Stadium. There has been growing speculation the 34-year-old could move to Simone Inzaghi’s side, who have secured a return to the…

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Manchester city closing in on Torres deal

Manchester City are close to agreeing a deal to sign Valencia winger Ferran Torres. Talks between the clubs are at an advanced stage and discussions are centring around an initial fee of £20.9m plus bonuses. City see the Spain U21 international as a replacement for Leroy Sane, who joined Bayern Munich earlier this month. Torres, 20, has come through Valencia’s…

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David Silva named greatest Spanish player to have graced the EPL

The Premier League has had the pleasure of playing host to many wonderfully gifted Spanish footballers. But the SPORTbible audience have voted Manchester City’s David Silva as the greatest. Silva, who has won four Premier League titles since moving to England in 2010, took a whopping 43 per cent of the votes thanks to his dazzling displays down the years. A £24 million signing from…

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“I will be Blue – Blue forever.” -David Silva on final game for city

Manchester City take on Norwich for their final Premier League tie of the season. The meeting will, however, be a huge one for David Silva as it will be his final Premier League clash in Man City colours due to the Spaniard being set to depart the Manchester powerhouse when the campaign draws to a close. The match is of…

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Sane urge David alaba to snub Manchester city

Newest Bayern Munich signing Leroy sane has urged David Alaba to stay at the German club and reject Manchester City. Leroy Sane joined Bayern for just under £55 million earlier this month albeit City still being in the UEFA Champions League. However, the German chose to join his new club rather than help City finish off their Champions League campaign. “The club also…

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Manchester City worsen Watford’s premier league survival hope

A late, desperate change of manager but no change in fortunes for Watford. Taking points off Manchester City was always going to be a tough task but collapsing 4-0 to the Premier League runners-up also wiped out Watford’s goal difference advantage on relegation rivals on Tuesday. Premier League survival is looking even more precarious for Watford heading into Sunday’s finale…

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Manchester city close to signing Nathan Aké

Manchester City are close to agreeing a deal to sign Nathan Aké from Bournemouth. As Pep Guardiola begins the rebuild of City’s defence following an unsuccessful year, it is believed Aké will become a rotational type player behind Aymeric Laporte and an unsigned world class CB. Despite Bournemouth’s recent struggles, the 25-year-old Netherlands international’s reputation remains high. Aké is under contract…

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Breaking: Manchester city agrees deal for winger

Manchester City have a ‘total agreement’ with Valencia winger Ferran Torres, after a meeting between his entourage and the club managed to tie down a deal for the Valencia man, according to Eurosport.  If Manchester City and Valencia can now agree on a fee for the versatile 20-year-old , it could become official in the ‘coming weeks’, with winger potentially becoming the first of several…

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Guardiola sets League record with 111th Manchester City win

Pep Guardiola has outstripped all of his peers past and present in the Premier League after racking up his latest victory at the helm of Manchester City.  A much-changed City side celebrated their CAS triumph with victory on the field against Bournemouth, pushing the visitors closer to the drop. With City in a festive mood following Monday’s decision from the Court…

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Manchester City to play Champions League next season after UEFA ban lifted

Manchester City appeal against their two year ban from European competition, handed to them by UEFA in February, was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this morning. UEFA had found City guilty of breaching their club licensing and financial fair play regulations, but CAS found “most of the alleged breaches reported were either not established or time-barred”.…

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Pep Guardiola hints on John stone’s exist

Pep Guardiola has hinted that John Stones could be allowed to leave Manchester City. Stones has struggled with injuries this season and has not started a Premier League game since January. He is set to start against Newcastle on Wednesday but Guardiola said a decision on his long-term future will be made at the end of the campaign. “On the transfer market we…

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Pep Guardiola respond to Messi city link

Pep Guardiola has respond on the speculation surrounding Lionel Messi Barcelona future and Manchester city also being linked The Manchester City manager presided over Messi in his prime during four memorable years at the Camp Nou, during which Barcelona won two Champions League trophies and three La Liga titles. While Guardiola himself has gone on to new challenges – first with Bayern Munich and…

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