Manchester City Rumors & News

  • I almost joined Chelsea or Man City when Louis van Gaal took over at Bayern - Ribery

    The Express "FRANCK RIBERY has revealed he almost left Bayern Munich for Chelsea or Manchester City when Louis van Gaal took over in 2009. The French winger has gone on to become a mainstay at Bayern as they have once again risen to prominence in Europe. But the former Marseille man says he held talks..." November 26

  • Liverpool, Man United and Chelsea REJECTED chance to sign Sergio Aguero

    Daily Star "The Argentine sensation was 17 when he eyed up a move to Anfield from Independiente. The Reds were managed by Rafa Benitez at the time and Aguero grew up supporting Liverpool. He said in 2006: "If I had to choose a league then it would be the Premier League. "I have been a Liverpool fan..." November 26

  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure refuses to rule out Paris Saint-Germain transfer

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has refused to dismiss the chance of a move to Paris Saint-Germain. “You never close the door to a big club” Toure said in an interview with French radio station RMC. "The important thing is to continue my job, you do not know what might happen..." November 22

  • Manchester City want to extend Frank Lampard’s loan while Touré absent

    The Guardian "Manchester City will increase their efforts to extend Frank Lampard’s loan from New York City FC after Yaya Touré confirmed his participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in January following the Ivory Coast’s draw with Cameroon on Wednesday in Abidjan. The tournament, now to be staged in..." November 20

  • Manchester City outcast Scott Sinclair hints at January exit

    Daily Mirror "Scott Sinclair has hinted that he will be seeking an exit from City in the January transfer window after being left in the cold by Manuel Pellegrini. But the Blues winger has pleaded with the manager to give him one last chance to show what he can do before calling time on his ill-fated City..." November 20

  • Blackpool eye Manchester City starlet George Evans on loan

    Sky Sports "Evans is highly-regarded within the corridors of power at Manchester City having progressed through the club's Academy. The central midfielder has yet to make his first-team debut for City, but has been on the bench in the Champions League and Capital One Cup in the last 12 months. Evans..." November 18

  • Chelsea and Man City poised to TRIGGER Atletico Madrid star Koke's £48m release clause

    The Express "Spanish reports strongly claim the Premier League duo have their sights firmly set on signing the 22-year-old, and will bypass a traditional bid altogether. Koke is clearly an incredible talent who looks set to play an integral role in the Spanish national side for many years to..." November 16

  • Vlad Chiriches wanted by Inter Milan as Italians also eye move for Manchester City's Matija Nastasic

    Daily Mail "Inter Milan remain keen on Tottenham defender Vlad Chiriches. The Italians want a defender and a striker in the January window and their shortlist includes Chiriches and Matija Nastasic of Manchester City while Arsenal's Joel Campbell and Fabio Borini of Liverpool are among the strikers they..." November 14

  • Report: Manchester City aim to sign Marco Reus in January

    Pro Soccer Talk "As Manchester City search for improvement after their struggles in European competitions, they are looking to the basement boys of the Bundesliga for a solution. That’s right, Borussia Dortmund are currently second from bottom in Germany (despite already qualifying for the last 16 of the UEFA..." November 06

  • Vincent Kompany dismisses Piers Morgan's £60million plus Ferrari Twitter offer to sign for Arsenal

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany turned down Piers Morgan's desperate offer of £60million and two Ferraris to get him to sign for Arsenal. Twitter loudmouth Morgan first responded to Kompany's joyous tweet at Anderlecht's comeback to draw 3-3 at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday evening,..." November 05

  • Yaya Toure racially abused hours after reactivating his Twitter account

    Pro Soccer Talk "Mere hours after reactivating his Twitter account, Yaya Toure was racially abused by a number of users who were then reported to the anti-discriminatory body, Kick It Out. Toure decided to re-enter the Twitter world on Monday following Manchester City’s 1-0 victory over Manchester United,..." November 05

  • Frank Lampard WILL stay at City - on £190k-a-week deal that dwarfs Chelsea wage

    The Express "The former England midfielder has already signed an extension option to his current loan deal at the Etihad on a salary that dwarfs the best wages he ever earned at Chelsea. Lampard's final contract at Stamford Bridge was £151,000-a-week, but he netted a 35 per cent pay rise by agreeing to join..." November 04

  • Manchester City set to go head-to-head with Bayern in £20m battle for Marco Reus

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will go head-to-head with Bayern Munich in a £20million-plus battle for Germany winger Marco Reus at the end of the season. While Reus’s club Borussia Dortmund are adamant he will not be allowed to leave in the January window, they are resigned to losing him next summer because..." November 04

  • Manchester City keep tabs on Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard

    Sky Sports "Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has hinted at a move for Steven Gerrard if the midfielder fails to agree a new deal at Liverpool. The former England captain will be out of contract in June and has yet to agree terms on extending his 16-year career at Anfield. Concerns were raised at..." November 03

  • David Silva: Man City midfielder to miss Man Utd clash

    BBC "David Silva is expected to be out for three weeks with a knee injury and will miss Sunday's Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium. Manchester City's Spanish winger, 28, was hurt in their 2-0 League Cup defeat by Newcastle United on Wednesday. "Maybe he (Silva) will be out for three weeks so..." November 01

  • Arsenal, Liverpool and Man Utd set to be joined by Man City in race for Khedira

    Daily Star "The German international is likely to be one of the most sought-after players in the January transfer window as Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United have all been credited with an interest in securing his services. Champions League winners Real and Khedira have been unable to agree..." October 28

  • Everton boss warns Man City, Utd and Liverpool that Ross Barkley is not for sale

    Daily Star "Barkley signed a new four year deal at Everton in the summer but the speculation over his future won’t go away with neighbours Liverpool and Manchester United reported to be interested, too. But Goodison boss Martinez is totally chilled about keeping midfield sensation Barkley and other..." October 26

  • Football superstar Robinho denies involvement in alleged gang rape of teenage girl

    Daily Mirror "Former Manchester City striker Robinho has emphatically denied any involvement in the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl. The Brazilian footballer released a statement on his official website following reports in the Italian media that he was being investigated over an alleged sex crime in..." October 23

  • Frank Lampard could extend Manchester City spell further into 2015

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard will be able to extend his stay at Manchester City further in to 2015 if his parent club New York City FC decide to have a pre-season training camp in England. Lampard has quickly become an integral part of Manuel Pellegrini’s thinking at the Etihad Stadium, having impressed with..." October 23

  • Napoli plot Liverpool and Man City transfer raids for Glen Johnson and James Milner

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson and James Milner are on the January shopping list of Rafa Benitez’s Napoli. Liverpool full-back Johnson is out of contract next summer and recently admitted talks with the Reds about a new deal had gone “very quiet”. And Manchester City midfielder Milner is also free to speak to..." October 16

  • Jack Grealish poised to kill off Chelsea and Manchester City interest by signing new Aston Villa contract

    The Telegraph "Jack Grealish is poised to sign a new £20,000-a-week contract at Aston Villa after joining Stellar Group, the football agency which represents Gareth Bale and Ashley Cole. Grealish, the highly-rated teenage winger, is expected to conclude talks in the next 48 hours over a four-year deal that..." October 14

  • Joe Hart hopes new Manchester City deal shows he's still No 1

    Daily Mail "England goalkeeper Joe Hart has opened talks with Manchester City about a new four-year contract after receiving assurances that he is seen as the club's long-term No 1. Hart, 27, has returned to top form after a shaky start to the season and is keen to extend his stay at The Etihad before his..." October 12

  • Roma in £10m Manchester City raid for James Milner

    Daily Star "The Serie A outfit have been keeping close tabs on the winger and are expected to make their move in the next transfer window. The news will put pressure on the champions to agree a new deal with Milner and secure his long-term future. Milner is out of contract at the end of this season and..." October 11

  • Manchester City plot deals for Juventus’ Paul Pogba and Everton’s Ross Barkley as they seek Yaya Toure replacement

    Metro "Manchester City are already planning for next summer’s transfer window, with the Citizens reportedly eyeing deals for Paul Pogba and Ross Barkley. Pogba, the former Manchester United midfielder, has already been linked with a return to the Premier League with Chelsea said to be interested in..." October 11

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Man City surge ahead of Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd in race for German star Marco Reus

    The Express "Reports claim Manuel Pellegrini's side have made an official enquiry for Borussia Dortmund's coveted attacking midfielder, and have asked for updates over his availability. Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to be pleased with the talk surrounding the 25-year-old, but knows he is vulnerable to offers..." October 07

  • Frank Lampard wants to earn chance of Manchester City stay

    ESPN FC "Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard says he knows he will have to keep performing well to earn the chance to stay at the Premier League champions beyond Jan. 1. Lampard, 36, has made an impressive start to life as a loan player in Manuel Pellegrini's side and the club are thought to be..." October 06

  • Manchester City to consider Toure's future in January and could line up Pogba replace the Ivorian

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will consider the future of Yaya Toure in the January transfer window. Toure has had a poor start to the season in the wake of the bizarre spat he had with the club at the end of last season and has caused consternation at the Etihad. There are those at the club who think..." October 06

  • Yaya the hero but Manchester City fear he wants to leave

    The Independent "Yaya Touré helped Manchester City to victory over Aston Villa on Saturday amid fears he wants to leave the club. The midfielder scored the first of City’s goals, with Sergio Aguero adding a second, as they moved up to second in the Premier League." October 05

  • Joe Hart struggles to see positives in being dropped by Manchester City

    The Guardian "Joe Hart has signalled his discontent at not playing every match at Manchester City, saying it is “hard to see any positives” after Manuel Pellegrini left him out of the two most recent matches. The Chilean manager also said, on the eve of the club’s Champions League game against Roma, that a new..." September 30

  • Roberto Martinez pours cold water on Ross Barkley sale ‘rumours’

    The Times "Roberto Martinez, the Everton manager, has dismissed reports linking Manchester City with a move for Ross Barkley. City made a firm inquiry to Everton about the availability for the England midfielder in the summer but baulked at the £50 million prize tag. However the 20-year-old remains on..." September 27

  • Arsene Wenger slams Frank Lampard's Manchester City loan and doubts the legality of move

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger has questioned the legitimacy of Frank Lampard's loan to Manchester City. Midfielder Lampard signed for Major League Soccer side New York City following his release by Chelsea, only to make a surprise return to the Barclays Premier League with the champions. The 36-year-old has..." September 26

  • Kaka 'wishes he'd joined Manchester City in 2009'

    ESPN FC "Kaka regrets not joining Manchester City in 2009, the Premier League champions' former chief executive Garry Cook has claimed. City made what was then a world-record 100 million-pound bid for the Brazilian just four months after Sheikh Mansour had bought the club. Although they were in the..." September 26

  • Man City and Chelsea have NOT made Ross Barkley enquiries - Roberto Martinez

    The Express "The 20-year-old England playmaker only signed a new four-year contract at Goodison Park in July and Martinez accepts he will have to deal with talk over Barkley's future even if there is nothing to tell. "I don't think there is anything to comment," Martinez said. "It's a rumour and we'll leave..." September 25

  • Manuel Pellegrini open to extending Frank Lampard’s Manchester City loan

    The Guardian "Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he is open to extending Frank Lampard’s loan at Manchester City beyond January. Lampard joined New York City from Chelsea in the summer before moving to the Etihad on a six-month deal. The 36-year-old scored against his former club on Sunday to earn the champions..." September 24

  • Man Utd eye £40m bid for Chelsea and Man City target Nicolas Otamendi to bolster defence

    The Express "The Argentine international joined Valencia last February in a £9.5m deal before being loaned out to Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro. Otamendi has returned to Los Che this season though and is considered an important part of their project by president Amadeo Salvo. But with United in..." September 24

  • Reds poised to fight Manchester City for Everton's Ross Barkley?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are prepared to battle with Manchester City for Everton starlet Ross Barkley! City have been linked with the England midfielder in a move that could cost them in the region of £35million. However, according to the Daily Star, the Toffees Merseyside rivals will also look to swoop..." September 24

  • Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini considers debut for 'Mini Messi' against Sheffield Wednesday

    The Telegraph "Manuel Pellegrini is considering a Manchester City debut for a teenage forward billed as “Mini Messi” when the Capital One Cup holders begin the defence of the trophy against Sheffield Wednesday on Wednesday night. With the forwards Sergio Agüero and Stevan Jovetic ruled out of the third-round..." September 24

  • Manchester City target Everton’s Ross Barkley to fill homegrown gap

    The Guardian "Ross Barkley is a target for Manchester City next summer with the champions valuing the midfielder at around £30m and viewing him as among a select few English homegrown players who could slot instantly into their team. City also hope Joe Hart and James Milner will sign the new deals they have..." September 23

  • Frank Lampard close to tears and lost for words after scoring the equaliser

    Daily Mail "Chelsea old boy Frank Lampard admitted he was almost speechless after coming off the bench to deny former boss Jose Mourinho victory at Manchester City. The 36-year-old midfielder, who was serenaded by the visiting fans at the Etihad Stadium, struck five minutes from time after being picked out..." September 22

  • Ross Barkley a Manchester City target after being quoted £50m for Everton star in June

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will target Ross Barkley again next summer after their first bid for the England star failed. The champions were quoted an astonishing £50million for Barkley by Everton when they inquired in June, almost double their valuation of the player. City manager Manuel Pellegrini and..." September 22

  • Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal keeping tabs on Fulham starlet Patrick Roberts

    Daily Mirror "Fulham face a major battle to keep prize asset Patrick Roberts. Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal are keeping tabs on the England prospect. Roberts, 17, has signed a professional contract until 2016 but clubs are circling with a view to snatching him in January." September 22

  • Micah Richards on City, becoming a scapegoat and that fight with Balotelli

    The Guardian "Late afternoon in Florence and the old vinaio around Piazza del Duomo are starting to fill up with the people leaving work. The queues around the Uffizi are finally beginning to subside and it has reached the point of the day when the stalls start coming down at Sant’Ambrogio fish market and the..." September 20

  • Former Man City star tells 'lethargic' Toure to step up and earn new contract

    talkSport "The Ivorian midfielder has struggled for form and fitness since returning from World Cup duty and was arguably City’s weakest performer during the Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday night. Toure is understood to be seeking a new lucrative deal after a summer of speculation..." September 19

  • Louis van Gaal made Bayern Munich 'stink', says Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis

    The Independent "Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has hit out at Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Demichelis, 33, played under the Dutch coach at Bayern Munich but has criticised his style of management. The Argentinian spent more than seven years at the club playing almost 250 games but fell..." September 19

  • Yaya Toure facing Manchester City fan backlash after Champions League Pep Guardiola embrace

    Daily Mirror "Yaya Toure is at the centre of a backlash from Manchester City fans for embracing Pep Guardiola following his side's Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich. TV cameras picked out Toure and Guardiola, who managed the City midfielder at Barcelona, smiling and talking in the immediate aftermath..." September 18

  • James Milner stalling on new Manchester City deal

    Daily Star "And another worry for the Blues is that keeper Joe Hart has still to agree a new deal. Milner, though, is the pressing concern as he is out of contract next summer when he could leave for nothing. That means City would accept a £5million offer for a player they value at £15m. Everton,..." September 15

  • Ronaldo ready to make SHOCK move to Man City OR return to Man Utd

    The Express "He has recently publicly aired his frustrations at the club selling influential players like Angel Di Maria to Manchester United and Xabi Alonso to Bayern Munich. The 29-year-old world player of the year, who moved to the Bernabeu in the summer of 2009 from Manchester United for a then world..." September 14

  • Pellegrini reveals Frank Lampard and Eliaquim Mangala are poised for Manchester City debuts

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard and Eliaquim Mangala are ready to make their Manchester City debuts as the Premier League champions face a critical run of three games in the space of eight days, Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed. Lampard has been training with City for the last month since his shock switch from..." September 12

  • Juventus join Man City in race for Barcelona star

    talkSport "The Brazil wing-back will leave Barcelona as a free agent at the end of the season and City – along with the rest of the world's biggest clubs – are interested. Manuel Pellegrini's side would be considered a likely destination for defender as they have former Barcelona chiefs Ferran Soriano and..." September 10

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