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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

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

Liverpool – Man City: Live updates and confirmed lineups

•Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 14 Premier League home games against Man City (W10 D4, since a 1-2 loss in May 2003), winning the last four in a row. •    Indeed, the only team Man City have had a longer winless away run against in the competition is Arsenal (15 games between 1992 and…read more

Big Weekend: Liverpool v Man City, Wenger, United, Eriksen

Game to watch – Liverpool v Manchester City After 22 games of the Premier League season, it is safe to suggest any doubts regarding Manchester City’s credentials have been thoroughly disproved. Pep Guardiola’s team has swept aside almost any and every domestic opponent, with the exception of Everton in August and Crystal Palace in December….read more

Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City could be completed next week

With the transfer window now open the rumour mill is in overdrive, so with that in mind, we take a look at the top stories doing the rounds in the media today. SANCHEZ TO CITY ALMOST A DONE DEAL Alexis Sanchez’s switch to Manchester City could be completed next week, according to the Express. The deal…read more

Sean Dyche upbeat despite FA Cup exit to Manchester City

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has praised his side’s performance in their FA Cup tie with Manchester City, despite the Clarets suffering a 4-1 defeat at the Etihad. Striker Ashley Barnes put Burnley in front, but Sergio Aguero’s brace had City in the lead before Leroy Sane and Bernardo Silva added further goals for Pep Guardiola’s…read more