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Juventus To Make Audacious Late Swoop For Man City Midfielder

Juventus have been gutted of some of their most talented midfielders so far this summer and they have now set their sights on a high-profile target to fill that void. Who will fill the chasm? Samir Nasri, according to the Daily Star. The Man City midfield maestro is now being courted by the Serie A champions, who have lost Andrea …

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VIDEO: Man United Legend Schmeichel Hilariously Refutes Any Connection With City

Speaking after the Champions League group stage draw – which Manchester United and Manchester City were both involved in – United legend Peter Schmeichel was asked for his analysis but not after one very awkward introductory statement from the presenter. Although it remained all smiles, you can almost see the horror in Schmeichel’s face as the interviewer implies the former …

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BREAKING: Klaus Allofs Says Kevin de Bruyne Will Not Leave ‘At This Point In Time’

Kevin de Bruyne

We did not see this one coming. According to The Guardian, a usually reliable source, Manchester City had agreed both the transfer fee and wage for Kevin de Bruyne. Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs has another say in the matter, having announced this afternoon that the move will not proceed ‘at this point in time’. Klaus Allofs: ''No agreement with MCFC. …

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BREAKING: Man City Agree Personal Terms With Kevin de Bruyne [The Guardian]

Kevin de Bruyne

It seems that Manchester City have stolen a serious march on Chelsea for the Premier League title. A day after agreeing the £32m purchase of Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi, Manuel Pellegrini’s men have agreed a contract with the Bundesliga’s player of the year, Kevin de Bruyne. The ever reliable Jamie Jackson of The Guardian reported that the Wolfsburg star has accepted the …

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Wolfsburg Slap Insane Price-Tag On Manchester City Target

Kevin de Bruyne

Manchester City of course have money to spend on Europe’s top talents but Wolfsburg are clearly aiming to prey on that perception by slapping a massive price-tag on Wolfsburg’s Kevin de Bruyne. Either that or they want to make it clear that only insane spending will tempt them.  Just how much is this ludicrous price? €90 million (£63.3m), according to Bild.  Yes, …

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Man City In ‘Advanced Talks’ With £28M Man Utd Defensive Target

Manchester City

News emerging today claims that Manchester City are in ‘advanced talks’ with Valencia over the signing of their star defender Nicolas Otamendi.  The proposed £28 million deal has been complicated somewhat by the Spanish club still owing the Citizens a ‘significant portion’ of Alvaro Negrado’s £24 million fee however, according to the Daily Mail. But the La Liga outfit may now …

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Talking Points From Manchester City vs. Chelsea

It was another tough day at the office for the embattled Jose Mourinho, as the Champions faced the winners of the season previous. Starting teams: Man City XI: Hart; Sagna, Kompany, Mangala, Kolarov; Yaya Toure, Fernandinho; Navas, Silva, Sterling, Aguero. Subs: Zabaleta, Nasri, Caballero, Bony, Clichy, Demichelis, Iheanacho. Chelsea XI: Begovic; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego …

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Mourinho Finally Speaks About Controversy With Eva Carneiro

At this week’s Chelsea press conference, Jose Mourinho has confirmed the pitch-side arrangements concerning the medical team he had a highly-publicised dispute with last weekend. The Blues boss has verified that both physiotherapist Jon Fearn and club doctor Eva Carneiro will not be on the bench during Sunday’s visit to Manchester City. Jose: ‘Jon Fearn and Dr Carneiro will not …

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Man City & Man Utd To Battle Over £35M-Rated Valencia Defender

With Sergio Ramos now almost certain to stay in the Spanish capital, Manchester United have focused their attentions on Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi but could face stiff competition from cross-city rivals Manchester City for his signature.  The Mirror report that once City’s dealings for Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne are completed, which includes a six-year contract ‘worth over £200,000-a-week’ on offer, they will join …

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Who’s Better, Manchester City’s David Silva Or Chelsea’s Eden Hazard?

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini hailed David Silva as “unbelievable” after his side defeated West Brom 3-0 on Monday night as the Spaniard put on a midfield masterclass. Silva didn’t get himself on the scoresheet but he was a massive influence for City last Monday and led them to take complete control of the game. The 29-year-old isn’t the only attacking midfielder …

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Man City Make Second Bid For Wolfsburg Star [The Guardian]

Man City have made an improved offer of up to £47m for Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne, according to The Guardian. Following Wolfsburg’s rejection of City’s £35m bid for the Bundesliga’s player of the season a few days ago, the 2013/14 Premier League champions have made a tempting offer to the German side, believed to be an initial £40m with …

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Manchester City May Have To Pay Up To £45M For Wolfsburg Star

Manchester City have been linked with Wolfsburg star Kevin de Bruyne for weeks now but a deal looks to be moving closer to completion, according to today’s headlines. Speaking to The Guardian, the Bundesliga Player of the Season’s agent, Patrick De Koster, said: “It is a question for Wolfsburg but we are expecting some progress in the coming days.” “At this stage we …

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Juventus’ Pogba Heading To Courts Over Image Rights Issue

One of the world’s most mercurial footballing talents is set to go to the courts over an ongoing legal battle. According to France Football, Pogba is concerned that any move away from Juventus could be impaired by an issue with who possesses his image rights. Currently, the Frenchman’s rights are held by Oualidia Tanazefti, an old associate of the former Manchester United youth, in …

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Manchester City’s Sterling Scores Edge-Of-The-Box Screamer In Pre-Season Friendly

Manchester City now return to Europe for their final pre-season game against Stuttgart this coming Saturday having concluded their pre-season tour with a resounding 8-1 victory over a Vietnamese XI. A free-kick early on from Aleksandar Kolarov set City on their way to victory, however it was Raheem Sterling’s sublime strike, and first of two goals for the England international, which stood out …

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Pep Guardiola To Take Over At Manchester City Next Season

Manchester City look to be continuing their love affair with the Barcelona philosophy, albeit with a slight detour via Munich.  After having already recruited a former Barca sporting director as well as the Catalan club’s vice president in charge of economic affairs, City are said to be continuing that trend by employing Barca’s ex-coach, Pep Guardiola. BeIN Sports have today …

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