Manchester City Rumors & News

  • Lionel Messi: Manchester City star would love to team up at Blues with Argentina pal

    Manchester Evening News "Man City have been heavily linked with Barcelona ace Lionel Messi and Martin Demichels has his word on the 'speculation and rumours'. Martin Demichelis says that he would love to welcome Lionel Messi to Manchester City … but so would every other team on the planet! And the little magician's..." November 29

  • Bayern Munich prepared to fight for Pep Guardiola

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich will fight to keep Pep Guardiola as speculation intensifies over him potentially joining Manchester City. Reports in Spain on Friday claimed Guardiola had agreed a deal in principle to take over at City on July 1. The Etihad Stadium club are prepared to pay the current Bayern..." November 28

  • Manchester City's Martin Demichelis in line for transfer home to Argentina as soon as January

    Daily Mirror "The 34-year-old defender has started just four games all season and may switch to his native South America or Blues co-owned New York City FC. Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis could leave the Etihad in January, with Rosario Central interested in taking the veteran Argentine back to..." November 28

  • Lionel Messi in talks over £800k-a-week Manchester City move

    The Sun "SunSport revealed last month that Messi was considering quitting the Camp Nou for a shock switch to England. And Messi’s representatives have had initial discussions about joining City which could see the 28-year-old sign a deal worth around £40MILLION a year. The Barca superstar would..." November 27

  • Man City back-up speaks out about replacing established first-team ace

    Daily Star "With Hart set to miss at least the next two games with a hamstring problem, reserve keeper Caballero is ready for Saturday's home game with Southampton and Tuesday's Capital One Cup quarter-final against Hull. And as City look for their first win in four games, the Argentinian has vowed to make..." November 27

  • Manchester City reject £10million transfer move from Juventus for Samir Nasri

    Daily Mirror "Italian champions Juventus have been thwarted in their attempts to sign Samir Nasri. Manchester City have insisted the 28-year-old is not for sale, despite Juventus making it clear they are ready to pay £10million for the France international. Nasri is currently out injured but that has not..." November 26

  • Manuel Pellegrini concerned over Joe Hart injury after Manchester City No.1 limps off against Juventus

    Daily Mirror "Manuel Pellegrini fears for Joe Hart after the keeper hobbled off injured. The England No.1 was subbed eight minutes from time with a hamstring problem and a sore back as Manchester City saw their hopes of topping Group D dented by Mario Mandzukic. Croatian striker Mandzukic sealed a Juve..." November 26

  • Manchester City to change club badge

    The Score "Manchester City's supporters have spoken. After a period of consultation with its official membership ended, City confirmed Tuesday that its club badge will undergo a change, as the round design, used in two of the club's three previous crests, is by far the most popular shape. The..." November 24

  • Kevin De Bruyne says he turned down Jurgen Klopp after Jose Mourinho talked him out of it

    The Telegraph "On a blustery day at the temple to elite sport that is Manchester City’s new training centre, Jean Claude Van Damme is being shown around the facilities in sunglasses, baseball cap and, uncharacteristically, a warm overcoat instead of a sleeveless denim shirt. He was once famous for being the..." November 21

  • Sergio Aguero in Manchester City squad to face Liverpool

    Sky Sports "Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed Sergio Aguero is fit to play in Manchester City's Saturday Night Football clash at home to Liverpool. Aguero is ready to return for the live Sky Sports encounter after six weeks out with a hamstring injury and is set for his first City game since scoring five..." November 20

  • Manchester City face NO action by UEFA after fans boo Champions League anthem

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will face no punishment from UEFA for their fans booing the Champions League anthem after European football's governing body dropped their case against the club. Sportsmail revealed that UEFA were to take the unprecedented and ludicrous decision by charging the club after City..." November 20

  • Scotland U15 goalkeeper Josh Donaldson attracting attention from some of the English Premier League's big guns

    Daily Record "Arsenal and Manchester City are leading the chase for kid keeper Josh Donaldson - and he can’t get a game for Scotland. The Dundee United starlet is currently on trial with the Gunners and Manchester City are closely monitoring his development. Manchester United and Leicester City are also..." November 19

  • Manchester City: Samir Nasri future back in doubt as he prepares for return

    Manchester Evening News "A Spaniard, an Argentinian and a Frenchman walked into a football team - well, apart from the Frenchman, who had to get to the back of the queue. Sounds like a joke, but you suspect that Samir Nasri will not find it too funny in the coming weeks. David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Nasri are all..." November 13

  • Bayern Munich to offer Pep Guardiola £17M-A-YEAR to turn down Premier League

    Daily Mirror "Germans want to tie up coach whose deal expires next summer until 2018 but a year's extension could set up move to Arsenal or either Manchester club. Pep Guardiola will be offered a staggering £17million-a-year to stay at Bayern Munich - and snub a move to the Premier League. Chelsea owner..." November 11

  • Pep Guardiola should leave Bayern Munich for Manchester City if he wants a challenge, claims Bordeaux boss

    Daily Mail "Pep Guardiola should join Manchester City at the end of the season if he feels he has achieved all he can at Bayern Munich, believes former France right back Willy Sagnol. Guardiola has lifted consecutive Bundesliga titles with the German giants since his appointment in 2013, while also guiding..." November 10

  • Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City and Tottenham on the trail of 'the new Ashley Cole'

    Daily Mirror "Man City, Arsenal , Tottenham and Liverpool are on the trail of a player labelled “a young Ashley Cole ” – Walsall teenager Rico Henry. The Premier League quartet are keeping tabs on left-back Henry, 18, who has starred and scored twice for League One leaders Walsall this season. All four have..." November 07

  • Leicester eye swoop for Poland midfielder Karol Linetty as Manchester City hover

    Daily Mirror "Leicester City are lining up a January move for promising Poland international midfielder Karol Linetty. The Foxes are keeping tabs on the 20-year-old Lech Poznan star, who has also come under the scrutiny of Manchester City. He helped Poland reach next summer’s European..." November 07

  • Manchester City expected to escape UEFA punishment after fans booed Champions League anthem

    Daily Mail "UEFA are expected to move away from charging Manchester City after their supporters booed the Champions League anthem. European football's governing body will meet on November 19 to decide whether to charge the Premier League leaders following the 'disruption' of the competition music at their..." November 06

  • Man City rule out January move for ex Juventus star Andrea Pirlo

    Manchester Evening News "Manchester City are NOT interested in a loan move for Andrea Pirlo. Sources at the Etihad have dismissed suggestions that Manuel Pellegrini could move for the veteran Italian in January. Pirlo plays for City’s sister club New York City FC, whose season is over after missing out on the MLS..." November 05

  • Man City set for tug of war with Roberto Mancini's Inter to sign Andrea Pirlo on loan

    The Express "The 36-year-old Italian international midfielder left Juventus to join up with Frank Lampard and David Villa in New York City last year - a club part owned by the Premier League leaders. But it is believed that Pirlo is now considering returning to European football on loan in a bid to boost..." November 04

  • Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United send officials to see £40m 'new Ronaldo'

    Daily Star "Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United sent scouts to watch the 18-year-old winger in action against Galatasaray last night. However, Barcelona are also in the chase for Guedes. And the Nou Camp giants are considering a move when their transfer ban expires in January, according to..." November 04

  • Report: Man City offered Man United 16-year-old Callum Gribbin £11,000-a-week to seal controversial transfer

    Metro "Manchester United youngster Callum Gribbin rejected a staggering £11,000-a-week salary from rivals Manchester City to stay at Old Trafford this summer, according to reports. The 16-year-old is tipped for a huge future at Old Trafford and has been likened to Ryan Giggs by those within the Red..." November 03

  • Pep Guardiola in advanced talks with Manchester City over manager's job

    The Express "PEP GUARDIOLA is now in advanced talks with Manchester City about taking over from Manuel Pellegrini next season. Guardiola, who is out of contract with Bayern Munich at the end of the season, hasn't signed an extension to his deal to stay on. " November 01

  • Agent prepares summer transfer auction for £72m ex-Man Utd star and Chelsea target

    The Express "Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has hinted at a summer auction for the highly coveted Juventus midfielder. The France international, left Manchester United in 2012 and has since become one of the most sought after players in Europe. Chelsea, Manchester City, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern..." October 30

  • Manchester City dealt injury blow as Pablo Zabaleta is stretchered off against Crystal Palace

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City cruised to victory last night but were dealt an injury blow to take the shine off the win. Pablo Zabaleta was stretchered off during the 5-1 Capital One Cup win over Crystal Palace with what appeared to be a knee problem. The Argentina international went in for a challenge..." October 29

  • Yaya Toure admits he only stayed at Manchester City for Manuel Pellegrini

    Daily Mail "Yaya Toure has revealed he came close to quitting Manchester City this summer but stayed out of loyalty to Manuel Pellegrini. The midfielder has been a driving force behind the club's ascent to the top of the Barclays Premier League this season. But he only stayed put after manager..." October 28

  • Barcelona president: Reports linking Messi with Chelsea, Man Utd and City are embarrassing

    Daily Star "The Sun claimed last week that several top Premier League clubs were eyeing Messi for an audacious summer swoop, with him ready to quit La Liga. Chelsea, Manchester United and City were all said to be keen on the 28-year-old and readying their own mega bids. Reports also revealed that..." October 27

  • Manchester City star will continue to defy Manuel Pellegrini over injury management

    The Express "The Manchester City and Belgium captain admits he did have "a difference of opinion" with Pellegrini over playing for his country in their final Euro 2016 qualifier earlier this month. Pellegrini believed the defender needed more time to recover from a calf injury that had ruled him out of the..." October 27

  • Barcelona, Real Madrid, Man United and Man City set to battle for Chelsea ace

    Daily Star "EDEN HAZARD’S rift with Jose Mourinho has alerted Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona. And they could be joined by Man City, who have a strong Belgium connection in Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne. Belgian superstar Hazard, 24, was dropped by Chelsea boss Mourinho last week despite..." October 25

  • Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini denies punishing Vincent Kompany for defying him over Belgium game

    Daily Mirror "Manuel Pellegrini has warned skipper Vincent Kompany his days of being a Manchester City “untouchable” are gone. Centre-back Kompany is set to win back his place for Sunday’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford, after starting City’s last two games on the bench. But Pellegrini warned: “Last..." October 24

  • Manuel Pellegrini denies rift with Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany

    The Express "Kompany was surprisingly named on the bench for City’s games for the games against Bournemouth and Seville despite playing 58 minutes for Belgium during the international break to prove he was over the calf injury that kept him out of the previous five club games. Pellegrini was annoyed that..." October 23

  • Kevin De Bruyne gives Man City a derby boost with Aguero and Silva out

    ESPN FC "It had looked like another night in Manchester City's troubled relationship with the Champions League. UEFA's prematch anthem had again been booed by fans still bitter about financial fair play's slowing of City's development and that a wily opponent in Sevilla might have taken all three points in..." October 22

  • Manchester City face disciplinary hearing… after fans boo UEFA anthem!

    The Express "City fans boo the anthem as a protest against what they feel is harsh treatment by UEFA towards the club. Match delegate Geir Thorsteinsson, the chairman of the Iceland FA, reported the incident and disciplinary proceedings have now been opened. The case will be heard in November, when the..." October 22

  • Manchester City star Yaya Toure could join New York City in 2017

    Daily Star "Toure, 32, is expected to be offered the chance to end his career in America's MLS - with the Blues' sister club New York City. The Ivory Coast powerhouse has again been moaning about his life in the spotlight. That's after performing a career U-turn in the summer, when he opted to snub the..." October 21

  • Manchester City agree deal for future transfer of Brazil wonderkid Victor Moura, known as Vitinho – report

    Metro "Manchester City have reached an agreement with Brazilian club Corinthians to have first refusal on 15-year-old wonderkid Victor Moura, known by his nickname Vitinho. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Premier League giants have had the teenager on trial recently and he impressed with a goal for..." October 21

  • Sergio Agüero will be out for another month, say Manchester City

    The Guardian "Manchester City have said that their star striker Sergio Agüero will be out for another month. The Argentinian was carried off with a leg injury during the World Cup qualifier with Ecuador just days after scoring five goals in the 6-1 victory over Newcastle United earlier this..." October 20

  • Raheem Sterling's agent Aidy Ward blasts "sly" and "underhanded" Liverpool and insists "he could have stayed"

    Daily Mirror "Raheem Sterling 's agent says Liverpool were "sly" and "underhanded" in the way they dealt with the England youngster - and insists he should still be playing for the Reds. Sterling's reluctance to extend his contract with the Reds was a hot topic throughout the entirety of last campaign and he..." October 20

  • Pep Guardiola puts Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City and Man United on alert for the summer

    The Express "Guardiola took over from Jupp Heynckes in 2013 after a year's sabbatical. His contract is up in the same and he's been linked with a move to the Premier League. Manchester City, with former Barcelona men Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain, have a long-held interest while Roman Abrahimovic..." October 20

  • Yaya Toure set for stand-off with Man City as reveals he's 'unhappy'

    Daily Mail "Yaya Toure has launched a passionate defence of his record and form at Manchester City while insisting he is regularly 'unhappy.' The Manchester City midfielder has helped the club capture two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and a Capital One Cup since his arrival from Barcelona in 2010, but..." October 19

  • Man City chasing two Spanish starlets... including one they sold in the summer

    Daily Star "City negotiated a two-year window to buy back striker Jose Angel Pozo if he impressed at Almeria after a £350,000 move from The Etihad. Pozo, 19 was poached from Real Madrid by City but his opportunities at The Etihad had become limited. And the Blues are also tracking Sevilla centre-back..." October 18

  • Bayern Munich contact Carlo Ancelotti as Pep Guardiola to Manchester City fears grow

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich are making plans to replace Pep Guardiola as concern grows at the Bundesliga champions that their coach is heading to Manchester City. Bayern have identified currently jobless Carlo Ancelotti as the man to replace former Barcelona boss Guardiola, who continues to stall over talks..." October 18

  • Reports link Guardiola with Manchester City summer move

    Pro Soccer Talk "There are claims out of Spain that Manchester City has a verbal agreement to bring Pep Guardiola to town when his Bayern Munich contract expires in June. Don’t expect comment from Guardiola, who bristles when discussing his future. In the past he’s hinted he might not be the right man for the..." October 09

  • Early Man Utd derby boost as manager confirms injury blow for City's Sergio Aguero

    The Express "SERGIO AGUERO will sit out Argentina's clash with Paraguay next week and could be a doubt for the Manchester derby at the end of the month. Aguero, 27, left the pitch crying during Argentina's 2-0 World Cup qualifying defeat to Ecuador last night with what appeared to be a left hamstring..." October 09

  • Samir Nasri rules out return to France squad; Likes MLS over Ligue 1

    Pro Soccer Talk "When Samir Nasri is done with his time at Manchester City, he doesn’t want a return to Ligue 1. We knew that. He’s said it in March, and again over the summer. But his willingness to stay away from home goes for club and country, as he’s not interested in a return to the national team fold...." October 07

  • Manchester City lead transfer chase for £25m-rated Benfica starlet Victor Andrade

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are leading the chase for Benfica midfielder Victor Andrade. The 20-year-old is rated as one of the most exciting attacking midfield talents produced by Brazil and is valued at £25million by the Portuguese club. Chelsea are also interested in Andrade, but City are the..." October 04

  • 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

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