‘Overrated’ ‘Waste Of Money’ ‘I Don’t See Too Much Need’ City Fans Sceptical As City Close In On £63m Transfer

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Manchester City have all but agreed personal terms with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, according to reports in the English media. The Citizens are said to be hopeful that a transfer fee in the region of €70m (£63m) will be enough to seal a deal for the centre-back, who has also been linked with Manchester United …

Lyon tipped to complain after Dutchman Danny Makkelie chosen to referee Manchester City game

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French club Lyon may complain about the choice of referee for their crucial Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City on Saturday. Dutch official Danny Makkelie has been appointed as the man in the middle for the match in Lisbon, but there are concerns that the 37-year-old cannot be impartial.  A win for Manchester City would …

‘Mikel Arteta has the potential to become great,’ says old Arsenal pal Robin van Persie

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Mikel Arteta was a good player but has the potential to become ‘a great manager’, according to former Arsenal team-mate Robin van Persie.  The pair played together in the 2011-12 season before the Dutchman left to join Manchester United, while Arteta stayed with the Gunners for another four years, becoming club captain and helping them …

Kyle Walker put lockdown indiscretions aside to be key in City’s quest for Champions League glory 

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At Manchester City, three men have stood above the rest since Project Restart. Raheem Sterling for his goals, Kevin De Bruyne for his sheer drive, Kyle Walker for his consistency. Walker is probably the surprise of that trio. He was in a lonely place during lockdown, at an exceptionally low ebb with matters concerning his …

49: Hello Sexy

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Real Madrid dispatched, David Silva waved off, and Lyon to come… David Mooney is joined by The Daily Mail’s Jack Gaughan and Manchester City fan Alan Phoenix-Bates to look back on the excellent showing against Real Madrid. We say goodbye to David Silva after his final Etihad appearance, and Eric Devin from Get French Football …

Three Liverpool stars make six-man shortlist for the PFA Fans’ Player of the Year award

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The nominees for the PFA Premier League Fans’ Player of the Year have been released with three Liverpool stars making the six-man shortlist. Sadio Mane, Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold are all up for the award and they will battle it out against Manchester City‘s Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne and Leicester’s Jamie …

Lazio star Ciro Immobile his team-mates are eager for David Silva to arrive from Manchester City

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Lazio striker Ciro Immobile says he cannot wait to link-up with Manchester City midfielder David Silva in Serie A next season. The 34-year-old Spaniard is widely expected to join the Biancolesti on his three-year deal when his City contract comes to an end after the Champions League campaign is over. And Immobile says Silva is …

TWO City Players Handed Nominations For The PFA Fans’ Player Of Year: VOTE NOW

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Manchester City pair Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling have both been nominated for the PFA Fans’ Player of the Year award. The duo were named alongside Liverpool trio Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane, as well as Leicester’s Jamie Vardy on the six-man shortlist. City’s rivals Manchester United have no players nominated …

Lionel Messi tops Cristiano Ronaldo in list of 10 highest paid players in world football

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Lionel Messi has been named as the richest player in world football – edging his long-standing rival Cristiano Ronaldo in the rankings. France Football have compiled a list of the top 10 best-paid players in 2019, which predictably saw two of the game’s greatest-ever players sit first and second. Messi made a staggering £120million last year, £11m …

Manchester City ‘want Scott Carson back on loan from Derby for another season’

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Manchester City are reportedly expected to sign Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson on loan for another season. The 34-year-old spent last term with City but failed to make a single appearance – though he has travelled to Portugal with the squad for their Champions League quarter-final with Lyon. The former England international was signed to provide …