Monthly Archives: January 30, 2018

Man City complete Harrison deal and loan midfielder straight out

Manchester City have signed England Under-21 midfielder Jack Harrison from New York City FC and loaned him immediately to Middlesbrough. Harrison, 21, caught the eye in Major League Soccer and has earned a move to the Premier League, signing a three-and-a-half-year contract. City announced he would initially step down to the Sky Bet Championship with…read more

Pep Guardiola hails “special” Manchester City players

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has expressed his pride in his players after seeing them continue their march towards a potential quadruple with a 2-0 win over Cardiff City in the FA Cup this afternoon. The Premier League leaders continue to challenge on all fronts as first-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling…read more

Confusion reigns as Man City reportedly finalizes strange signing

Soccer equipment manufacturer Umbro set out a tweet on Saturday afternoon which sent much of the English-speaking soccer world scrambling for Google. Per the tweet, Norwegian-American midfielder Mix Diskerud has signed a 4.5 year contract with Man City.  Diskerud originally played for Man City’s sister club New York City FC from 2015-16. The strange aspect…read more

Sanchez had one-and-a-half feet in Manchester City – Mourinho

The Manchester United manager has revealed how close his club’s new signing was to joining their city rivals instead Alexis Sanchez had “one-and-a-half feet” in Manchester City before Manchester United swooped to buy the forward from Arsenal, according to Jose Mourinho. Sanchez was close to signing for City in a deal reported to be worth…read more

Man City match €65m release clause to sign Laporte?

Premier League giants Manchester City are close to signing Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, as the player’s release clause has now been met. The 23-year-old Laporte has long been a Man City target and is really liked by Pep Guardiola. The left-footed defender has appeared 19 times in the La Liga for the Basque side…read more

John Stones: ‘Quadruple quest will take its toll on Manchester City’

John Stones has admitted that remaining in contention for four trophies will ‘take a toll’ on Manchester City’s players, as they attempt to reach the final of the EFL Cup. The Citizens are 12 points clear at the top of the Premier League after 24 games and still in contention in three other competitions, including…read more

Juventus keen to wrap up deal for Chelsea and Man City target

Tonight’s match between Juventus and Genoa will provide respective club directors to discuss the future of Pietro Pellegri, who is one of the Bianconeri’s top transfer targets.   Beppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici are said to be huge admirers of the 16-year-old Rossoblu striker, who is wanted by several top European clubs including the likes…read more

Barca, Man City and Arsenal target ‘better than Neymar’

It may come as a surprise that Manchester City, Arsenal and Barcelona have all been linked with with Lyon’s Nabil Fekir. However, for OL president Jean-Michel Aulas, it is no such thing. I was already watching Paris Saint-Germain without Neymar, inevitably he brings something more,” he told Le Figaro, ahead of OL’s match with the…read more

Guardiola wishes Alexis Sanchez, Man Utd ‘good luck’

Pep Guardiola has congratulated Alexis Sanchez on his impending move to Manchester United, insisting the Chilean and his agent have “decided what is the best for them”. The Manchester City manager had made acquiring Sanchez one of his top priorities before team executives pulled the plug on their interest. Jose Mourinho confirmed that his side…read more

City look to Fred as Fernandinho replacement

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is reportedly a major target for Manchester City. The Brazilian played against the runaway Premier League leaders twice in the group stage of this season’s Champions League and fared well, apparently impressing Pep Guardiola, City boss. According to a report in the Telegraph, Guardiola is continually monitoring his progress and will…read more