Manchester City Rumors & News

  • Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling: I did not say I was too tired to play for England

    The Guardian "As Raheem Sterling pulled up a seat at Manchester City’s village-sized training ground and started to go through the story that had brought him to this point, his mind briefly went back to his first day at a professional club, at the age of 10, when Queens Park Rangers invited him to join their..." October 03

  • Kompany remains on sidelines as Manchester City look to bounce back

    Manchester Evening News "Skipper Vincent Kompany will again be missing as City aim to bounce back from two straight league defeats on Saturday. The Blues face Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium and are again set to field Martin Demichelis and Nicolas Otamendi as their central defensive pairing, with Eliaquim Mangala not..." October 02

  • Signing Manchester City midfielder David Silva would win Real Madrid the Champions League

    Metro "With Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at his disposal, how could Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez enhance his star-studded squad? With Manchester City’s David Silva, that’s how. Ronaldo has continued this season with his customary assault on the club’s scoring records, with Benitez’s 4-2-3-1..." September 30

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • Man City plot to land former Man United target from Bayern Munich

    Daily Star "The Spanish international has been dogged by injury over the past 18 months but that hasn't put off City chiefs. Eithad sporting director Txiki Begiristain is a confirmed fan of the former Barcelona man and is considering a deal. Thiago was a target for City prior to to his move to Germany,..." September 28

  • Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne signings prove nobody is guaranteed a start at Manchester City

    Daily Mail "Eliaquim Mangala has warned his Manchester City team-mates that the arrival of Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne proves no-one is guaranteed a place in the starting XI. City splashed out more than £100million on the two forwards over the summer in a bid to win back the Premier League title..." September 28

  • Manchester City set to tie up deal for A-League star before Tottenham clash

    The Express "The 25-year-old has come to the attention of City through sister club Melbourne City. Sky Sports claim he will complete the formalities of the deal in the coming days before being loaned out for the rest of the season. Brattan, who was born in Hull but represented Australia Under-20s, is set..." September 25

  • Vincent Kompany calf injury in Man City's loss to Juventus 'not serious'

    ESPN FC "Vincent Kompany has allayed fears he faces an extended spell on the sidelines with the calf injury he sustained in Manchester City's 2-1 defeat to Juventus. Kompany was withdrawn in the second half and pictured with an ice pack on his right leg and will be assessed by the club's medical staff..." September 16

  • Manchester City's 'crazy money' failure to land Paul Pogba was a victory for football, claims Juventus captain

    Daily Mail "Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon has stoked the flames ahead of Tuesday's Champions League encounter with Manchester City by claiming the Premier League leader's failure to land Paul Pogba was 'a victory for football'. The France international was among several names on City's wishlist, which..." September 15

  • Manchester City an overwhelming favourite in updated EPL betting odds

    The Score "As the fifth matchday of the Premier League season approaches completion, Manchester City has already produced an 11-point lead on Chelsea, therefore becoming the overwhelming favourite to win the league in updated betting odds released by the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook on Sunday. City is..." September 14

  • Manchester City set to miss out on main summer transfer target

    The Express "The Juventus star, it can be revealed, is heading for Barcelona whose transfer embargo ends in January. City chased the former Manchester United youngsters throughout the last transfer window but weren’t prepared to meet the asking price of more than £70 million. Now it’s believed recent..." September 14

  • Manchester City set to miss out on main summer transfer target

    The Express "The Juventus star, it can be revealed, is heading for Barcelona whose transfer embargo ends in January. City chased the former Manchester United youngsters throughout the last transfer window but weren’t prepared to meet the asking price of more than £70 million. Now it’s believed recent..." September 13

  • Manchester City’s Fabian Delph may miss seven games through injury

    The Guardian "Fabian Delph could miss up to seven games for Manchester City and the final two Euro 2016 qualifiers as fears grow he will be ruled out for at least three weeks with the hamstring injury the midfielder suffered in England’s victory over Switzerland on Tuesday evening. Delph has yet to start a..." September 11

  • Man United splashed huge £36m Anthony Martial fee 'to beat Barcelona, PSG, Manchester City and Chelsea to deal'

    Daily Mail "Manchester United paid a 'premium' for Monaco's Anthony Martial in a bid to beat off competition for the teenager's services from Barcelona, Paris St Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City. A source at the club likened the situation, which saw United shell out a highly-criticised fee for the..." September 04

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • Manchester City has spent more than $500 million under Manuel Pellegrini

    Pro Soccer Talk "Manchester City has completed two of the ten most expensive transfers in football history in less than a month this summer. First, the Citizens set a club record by shelling out $76 million for Raheem Sterling. Then, they broke that record after buying Kevin De Bruyne for $85 million. That’s..." September 02

  • Juventus make late move to land former Arsenal star Samir Nasri from Man City

    Daily Star "The former Arsenal winger faces stiff competititon to start now De Bruyne has joined Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Jesus Navas at the Manchester club. And according to The Mirror, the ex-France star is wanted by Italian giants Juve. However, the 28-year-old still has four years to run on..." September 01

  • Manchester City new boy Kevin de Bruyne hailed as a 'game-changer' by skipper Vincent Kompany

    Daily Mirror "Kevin de Bruyne has been hailed as the game-changer who can take Manchester City to the next level – according to skipper Vincent Kompany. De Bruyne completed his £54million move from Wolfsburg on Sunday to take Premier League leaders City’s spending through the £150m barrier this..." August 31

  • Wolfsburg confirm Kevin De Bruyne will join Manchester City

    Sky Sports "Kevin De Bruyne will complete his move to Manchester City by Saturday, according to Wolfsburg's director of sport Klaus Allofs. Sky Sports News HQ reported earlier on Friday that a general agreement was in place between the Premier League and Bundesliga clubs for the 24-year-old..." August 29

  • Wolfsburg insist there is no deal with Manchester City for Belgian forward

    talkSport "Wolfsburg have NOT agreed a fee with Manchester City for Kevin De Bruyne but talks over a deal are under way, the German club have confirmed. Reports surfaced on Wednesday night that Wolfsburg had accepted an offer of around £54m to sell the Belgian winger to City. But the Bundesliga side's..." August 27

  • Man City agree deal for European midfielder as they look set to sign former Chelsea star

    The Express "The Spain U18 winger has completed a move thought to be in the region of £2.1 million according to Manchester Evening News, after the youngster took to Twitter to announce his move. Garcia posted: "Begins a new stage at Manchester City, thanks for all my family at Villareal." The midfielder..." August 27

  • Man City close in on £54m deal for Kevin De Bruyne

    Daily Star "Reports in Germany last night claimed City have reached agreement with Wolfsburg for a fee that would make the former Chelsea midfielder the Premier League's second most expensive star, behind Manchester United's £59.7m signing of Angel Di Maria." August 26

  • Bayern Munich enter race to sign Kevin de Bruyne ahead of Manchester City

    The Telegraph "Bayern Munich have entered the race to sign Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne by offering Wolfsburg the prospect of keeping the midfielder until next summer. Having abandoned attempts to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba earlier this summer due to the Italian club’s £71m price-tag, City..." August 25

  • Pedro reveals he turned down both Manchester City and Manchester United to play in London with Chelsea

    The Telegraph "Pedro has claimed that he turned down offers from Manchester City as well as Manchester United to join Chelsea and confirmed that a combination of Jose Mourinho, Cesc Fabregas and the London location of the Premier League champions were pivotal to his decision. Speaking yesterday in front of..." August 25

  • German report: Wolfsburg’s De Bruyne coming to Manchester City in $75 million move

    Pro Soccer Talk "Manchester City and Wolfsburg are putting the finishing touches on a $75 million deal that will bring playmaker Kevin De Bruyne back to the Premier League. The 24-year-old couldn’t find his role at Chelsea, but is a dynamic talent. Is that a sign that the Premier League style doesn’t suit De..." August 24

  • Manchester City close on Kevin De Bruyne with £50million deal likely to be done in next 48 hours

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are closing in on the £50million capture of midfielder Kevin De Bruyne . City remain locked in talks with Wolfsburg over a deal to sign De Bruyne, with confirmation of an agreement over the fee involved expected within the next 48 hours. Former Chelsea star De Bruyne is set..." August 22

  • Manchester City set to announce £32million Nicolas Otamendi signing after defender passes medical

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are poised to announce the £32million signing of Nicolas Otamendi. Otamendi underwent a medical in Manchester today ahead of his move from Valencia and the deal could be confirmed on Thursday. " August 20

  • Manchester City transfers: Nicolas Otamendi and Kevin De Bruyne set to sign for combined £88m

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are set to take their spending this summer through the £150million barrier with the signings of Nicolas Otamendi and Kevin De Bruyne. Premier League leaders City are closing in on deals of £56m for Wolfsburg midfielder De Bruyne and £32m for Valencia defender Otamendi. Talks..." August 19

  • Manchester United target Otamendi set to sign for rivals Man City for just £8m

    The Express "Valencia and City have agreed a £31m valuation for Otamendi but because the Spanish club still owe £24m for striker Alvaro Negredo, City are expected to pay only the difference. Argentina international Otamendi's agent Jorge Mendes has been in Manchester this week to broker the deal and the..." August 19

  • Man City target Kevin De Bruyne's agent 'furious' at pledge stunt

    ESPN FC "Kevin De Bruyne's representative and Wolfsburg have reacted with anger after the Manchester City target was seemingly forced into a vow to stay at the Bundesliga club during an awards show on Monday night. De Bruyne, 24, received two awards on Monday as he was named the Lower Saxony footballer..." August 18

  • Nicolas Otamendi's move from Valencia to Man City hits snag

    Sky Sports "Valencia have told Manchester City they want more money for Nicolas Otamendi's proposed transfer to go through, according to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Balague believes a deal had been in place for a fee of £28.4m plus France international Eliaquim Mangala being sent..." August 18

  • Wolfsburg braced for new Man City bid for Kevin De Bruyne

    Sky Sports "Sky sources reported last week that City had made a £47m bid for the 23-year-old Belgium international and skipper Vincent Kompany since admitted he would be a terrific acquisition for the early Premier League leaders. Wolfsburg have denied receiving an official offer for the former Chelsea..." August 17

  • Report: Nicolas Otamendi sold to Manchester City, with Mangala to Valencia on loan

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report by Spanish publication AS, Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi has completed a transfer to Manchester City and will be unveiled Monday, with Eliaquim Mangala headed the other way on loan. Mangala has started both league games for City thus far, and word of his departure..." August 16

  • Man City yet to make Kevin De Bruyne bid - Wolfsburg's Klaus Allofs

    ESPN FC "Wolfsburg have yet to receive any offer for Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne, the Bundesliga club's sporting executive has said. Widespread reports last week claimed City had offered £47 million for De Bruyne, and there were then claims that the Premier League side had made an improved..." August 16

  • Chelsea and Man City braced as Juventus move in with £28m bid for Real Madrid star Isco

    The Express "Spanish newspaper La Repubblica claim the Italian giants are willing to pay £28.4million to tempt him away from the Bernabeu. Both Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with the 23-year-old, with Jose Mourinho and Manuel Pellegrini though to be huge admirers. Pellegrini has previously..." August 16

  • Chelsea worried that Manchester United and City secretly want to sign John Stones

    Daily Mail "Chelsea fear both Manchester clubs are secretly plotting moves to snatch John Stones from under their noses. The Barclays Premier League champions are pursuing the England defender having already had two offers rejected by Everton. Jose Mourinho is set to return with a third offer in the..." August 16

  • Manchester City insist they have not bid higher than £47m for Kevin De Bruyne

    Daily Mail "Manchester City maintain they have yet to increase their bid for Kevin De Bruyne at Wolfsburg beyond the £47million that was lodged last week. Reports emerged in Belgium on Saturday that City had put forward a revised £50m offer for the 24-year-old with his Bundesliga club holding out for £57m...." August 16

  • Manchester City keeping tabs on £35m-rated Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi

    Daily Mail "Valencia remain convinced Manchester City will make a bid for Nicolas Otamendi before the end of the month. City have refused to rule out a move for the centre-back but do not see the position as a priority. They are maintaining a watching brief on the situation as they will always consider..." August 14

  • Manchester United face competition as Manchester City keep tabs on Pedro

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are monitoring Pedro’s situation at Barcelona as the Spain star considers his future over the next 48 hours. Pedro admits he may have to leave the Nou Camp to play more first-team football, and Manchester United are firm favourites to bring him to the Premier League by..." August 13

  • Edin Dzeko: Roma sign Man City striker on season-long loan

    BBC "Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has joined Serie A side Roma on a season-long loan. The Italian club have paid an initial £2.9m, with a further £7.9m due if the move is made permanent. "I came here to win titles with Roma," Dzeko said. "I can only promise one thing and that is that I will..." August 12

  • Report: Raheem Sterling’s car crashed by friend, nitrous oxide canisters found inside

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report by The Sun, a friend of Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling crashed the 20-year-old’s car, leaving it smashed at the scene for days. The report states the expensive Mercedes coupe was found with both airbags deployed, and littered with nitrous oxide canisters, the same..." August 11

  • Manchester City make second bid of £47m for Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne

    The Guardian "Manchester City have made a second bid for Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne worth £47m to make the forward the fifth addition of the summer. The offer is an initial £40m plus around £7m of add-ons for the 24-year-old. Klaus Allofs, the Wolfsburg sporting director, continues to claim the German club..." August 11

  • Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne to demand Wolfsburg exit after bidding upped to £47million

    Daily Mirror "Kevin De Bruyne will tell Wolfsburg he wants to leave after Manchester City made an improved £47million offer for the Belgium star. City have followed up their initial £39million bid with a new one worth around £42million up front with another £5million in add-ons. City believe De Bruyne is..." August 11

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • Man City: Raheem Sterling can become £100m star and fire Blues to glory - Pellegrini

    Manchester Evening News "Raheem Sterling can grow into a £100m player according to Manuel Pellegrini. And new team-mate Sergio Aguero is huge fan of the Blues’ record signing as well. Pellegrini splashed £44m to take the England young gun to the Etihad from Anfield last month. And ahead of his Premier League..." August 10

  • Manchester City expect to sign £45m ex-Chelsea ace Kevin De Bruyne this week

    Daily Star "City are so confident the deal will go through that they’ve already booked the Belgian winger’s medical. And that’s despite terms stil having to be agreed with Wolfsburg. It means De Bruyne, 24, could make his debut a week today against old club Chelsea. And Stamford Bridge boss Jose..." August 09

  • Manchester City ‘must pay £45m’ to buy Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been told they must pay Wolfsburg’s asking price if they want to sign Kevin De Bruyne. City are increasingly confident of persuading the Belgium midfielder to join them but are yet to make a formal offer for a player who is valued at £45m by his current club. Paris..." August 08

  • Pellegrini admits Guardiola shadow looms large over Man City despite signing new contract

    The Express "And Pellegrini, who had a season left on his old deal, says the extension will not save him from the sack if City fail to win a trophy for the second season running. He knows the fact that City's chief executive Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain know Guardiola so well from their days at..." August 08

  • Godín to pen new Atlético deal after rejecting City "Diego Godín has rebuffed a big-money offer from Manchester City in order to stay at Atlético de Madrid, where he is one of Diego Simeone's on-pitch lieutenants. The club coached by Manuel Pellegrini had been willing to trigger the centre-back's €40 million release clause and tried to convince the..." August 07

  • Man City struck down by bug as Aguero, Silva, and Nasri could miss start of season

    The Express "Striker Aguero and midfielders Silva and Nasri were all forced to miss the club's 'CityLive' season launch event for supporters in Manchester last night after being sent home from training with a stomach bug. Club sources say medical staff advised that the three players were kept away from the..." August 06