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Pep Guardiola Tipped For Success At Manchester City By Former Barca Star Xavi

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Pep Guardiola has all the characteristics and experience needed to transform Manchester City, according to one of his former players, Xavi Hernández. Guardiola took over the reins on the blue side of Manchester earlier in the summer and has quietly gone about his business in the transfer market, adding England’s John Stones as part of his latest work just this week. Writing …

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Pep Guardiola Puts Manchester City Midfielder Up For Sale [Sky Sports]

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates after team-mate James Milner scored their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on February 11, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

New Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is prepared to listen to offers for Samir Nasri, it is being reported this morning. Sky Sports are today claiming that the 29-year-old has been told he can leave the Etihad, provided any interested parties are prepared to pay the club’s asking price of around £17m. The former French international midfielder returned to pre-season …

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Done Deal: Leroy Sané Joins Manchester City on Five-Year Contract

GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - APRIL 23: Leroy Sane (L) of Schalke is challenged by Wendell of Leverkusen during the Bundesliga match between FC Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen at Veltins-Arena on April 23, 2016 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Manchester City have completed the signing of midfielder Leroy Sané from Bundesliga side Schalke, in a five-year deal thought to be worth £37 million. The German international becomes Pep Guardiola’s fifth signing since coming in as manager and will wear the No.19 shirt for the club this season. In a statement released by the club, Guardiola applauded the 19-year-old’s technical ability and …

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German Prodigy Undergoing Medical Ahead Of €37m Manchester City Move

of Stuttgart battles for the ball with of Schalke during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Schalke 04 at Mercedes-Benz Arena on September 20, 2015 in Stuttgart, Germany.

Manchester City have moved a massive step closer to completing a deal for German international winger Leroy Sané. Schalke had reportedly given the Premier League side a deadline of noon today to finalise the transfer, and multiple sources are this morning claiming that Sané has flown to Manchester to further discuss personal terms and undergo a medical. The latest, and most …

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Manchester City Closing In On £50m England International

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - JULY 26: John Stones during the pre-season friendly match between MK Dons and Everton at Stadium mk on July 26, 2016 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Manchester City have made significant progress in their pursuit of John Stones, according to reports today. Virtually every back page this morning is carrying the same story, that Stone is set to become the most expensive English player ever in the coming days when he completes his move from Everton. The BBC have reported that while no deal is yet …

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Barcelona ‘Conspiracy’ Could See Lionel Messi Join Manchester City

In what might yet become the biggest transfer story ever, Barcelona are conspiring to cash in on footballing mega-star Lionel Messi. So claims Barcelona’s former president Joan Laporta. According to multiple reports, including those by BBC Sport and the Sun, LaPorta believes there are certain powers at the Catalan club that want to see Messi gone. Having reportedly agreed a …

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Arsenal Legend Deletes His Entire Gunners History On Social Media

Arsenal fans have today stumbled across some odd activity by former Gunners captain Mikel Arteta and are pretty upset to say the least. A fan favourite at the Emirates, Arteta enjoyed a five-year career that saw him lift the FA Cup twice as captain and played over 100 games for the London club. Wracked by injury last season, the Spaniard …

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Images: Man Utd-Man City Friendly Cancelled Due To Poor Surface

BEIJING, CHINA - JULY 24: Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United in action during the team training session for the 2016 International Champions Cup match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Olympic Sports Center Stadium on July 24, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Manchester United and Manchester City’s eagerly anticipated clash in Beijing has been cancelled due to concerns over the state of the pitch. Both coaches had agreed prior to the kick-off that not picking up injuries was of paramount importance and were understandably distressed by the state of the Bird’s Nest pitch. Reports even suggested that fungus was growing on it. …

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Arsenal Furious With Manchester City Over Approach For Bellerin [Report]

Arsenal are having something of a rocky off season following a summer of international tournaments and transfer disappointments. The new Premier League season is less than four weeks away and Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger is faced with something of a minor disaster up front for their opening match with Liverpool on August 14th. With the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Aaron …

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Manchester ‘Friendly’ Derby In Doubt

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Players shake hands after the during the Barclays Premier League match between Man United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on April 12, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The most eagerly awaited friendly of the summer is in serious doubt with heavy downpours expected in Beijing. The friendly between the two Manchester clubs is the first meeting between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho in their new roles, as they give us an early taste of what we can expect next season in the Premier League. According to The …

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Schalke Star’s Valuation Delaying Move To Manchester City

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed the Premier League side are having trouble bringing Schalke midfielder Leroy Sane to the Etihad due to a dispute over the player’s valuation. The German international has been linked with Pep’s side over the past number of weeks, with the Spanish manager confirming (via The Independent) that both clubs have spoken but no deal is in place. …

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Done Deal: Borussia Dortmund Re-Sign Mario Götze From Bayern Munich

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Mario Goetze of Germany runs with the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group C match between Northern Ireland and Germany at Parc des Princes on June 21, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

After an indifferent three-year spell at Bayern Munich, German international Mario Götze has rejoined Borussia Dortmund. Both clubs have confirmed the deal through their official channels this morning. The move will be rubber-stamped pending a medical, and while no transfer fee has been announced, it is believed that he has moved for a fee of around €22m. He returns to the club where …

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Manchester United Could Join Race For £50m England International [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: John Stones of Everton looks on during the Capital One Cup Semi Final First Leg match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

José Mourinho’s reservations about the Manchester United defence could lead to a transfer battle with Manchester City, according to the Times. The club have already signed 22-year-old defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal, but Mourinho has already stated that he is unsure whether the £30m acquisition is currently ready for Premier League football. That would leave only Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos …

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Top Manchester City Target Hands In Transfer Request

KISSIMMEE, FL - JANUARY 10: Leroy Sane #19 of the FC Schalke 04 looks on after scoring a goal during the match against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on January 10, 2016 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Schalke’s Leroy Sané looks increasingly likely to be joining Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City project this summer. A £42m (€50m) is nearing a resolution, with the Guardian picking up the story that Man City are closing in on a deal for the 20-year-old German international. Schalke director of sport Christian Heidel yesterday confirmed that Sané was looking to leave the club …

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Manchester City Agree £4m Deal For La Liga Goalkeeper

MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 30: Geronimo Rulli of Real Sociedad reacts during the Real Madrid CF vs Real Sociedad as part of the Liga BBVA 2015-2016 at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on December 30, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Power Sport Images/Getty Images)

Argentine goalkeeper Gerónimo Rulli is set to become Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s latest summer signing, the Guardian have confirmed this evening. The highly-rated young player will complete a £4m move to the Premier League side in the coming days, before immediately being loaned out to Real Sociedad for the season. Rulli has already spent the last two years in Spain, having …

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Manchester City Handed Boost In Their Pursuit Of Prodigy Leroy Sané [Report]

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Leroy Sane of Germany looks on during a Germany training session at Stade Pierre-Mauray ahead of their opening UEFA EURO 2016 match against Ukraine, on June 12, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images,)

Manchester City have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Leroy Sané, with the German International’s current club Schalke having identified Dušan Tadić as an ideal replacement. The Daily Mail report that the Bundesliga side, having rejected Manchester City’s £35million offer, fully expect the English side to meet their £42million valuation of German International Sané this summer. 20-year-old Sané …

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