Manchester City Rumors & News

  • Arsenal, and Tottenham target flattered by Manchester City interest

    Daily Star "The 18-year-old is currently plying his trade in Italy with Cagliari and is taking Serie A by storm. His impressive performances for the Islanders has seen him attract interest from a host of clubs, including Arsenal and Liverpool. Premier League champions Manchester City are also rumoured..." February 26

  • Carlos Tevez: Why I never settled at Man Utd or Man City

    Daily Star "The Argentinian starred for both United and City after breaking on to the scene with West Ham but left the Manchester duo under a cloud. He left United fans furious after joining bitter rivals City then burned his bridges at The Etihad after refusing to come on as a substitute for Roberto..." February 25

  • MLS players threaten to BOYCOTT matches after league dispute as Gerrard and Lampard's USA adventure sours

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard’s moves to America have been shrouded in uncertainty with Major League Soccer facing a player strike. The season is set to kick off in less than two weeks, but the players’ union is at loggerheads with the league and the players are prepared to refuse to turn..." February 25

  • Man City set to scupper Man Utd's ambitious Mata swap deal with £44m offer for Koke

    Daily Star "According to Spanish sources, Manuel Pellegrini has his heart set on prizing the highly-rated midfielder away from Vicente Calderon in the summer. Koke has a £44m release clause in his current Atletico Madrid contract - a figure City will attempt to subsidise using Stevan Jovetic in..." February 24

  • Agent: Manchester City wouldn’t sell Yaya Toure for $350 million

    Pro Soccer Talk "When Yaya Toure left Manchester City to represent Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations, the defending Premier League champions struggled. City only managed to win one of its five matches without Toure in the lineup, losing twice and drawing the other two. In those five games, City scored..." February 23

  • Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona

    Daily Star "Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona VINCENT KOMPANY insists Manchester City are more scared of Stoke than Barcelona. The Premier League champions put their reputation on the line tomorrow night when Barca go to the Etihad Stadium for a last 16 showdown in the..." February 23

  • Chelsea, Man City and Man Utd wrapped in £30m battle for Dybala

    The Express "Premier league big guns Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are all tracking Palermo striker Paulo Dybala who has been labelled the new Sergio Aguero. The 21-year-old Argentinian, valued at £30million, has been constantly scouted by the trio as he struck 11 goals in 22 Serie A games..." February 22

  • Man City closing in on deal for Chelsea reject Kevin de Bruyne

    Daily Star "But a major stumbling block to a Premier League return for the Wolfsburg winger is the Bundesliga club’s staggering valuation on him of £40million. De Bruyne, 23, left Chelsea only a year ago for £17m, complaining that he had not been given enough opportunities by Stamford Bridge boss Jose..." February 22

  • Man City in three-way Paul Pogba fight with Real Madrid and Chelsea

    Manchester Evening News "With Manchester United ready to abandon their interest in the Juventus star City, Real and Chelsea are set to compete in a bidding war. Manchester City will battle it out with Real Madrid and Chelsea for Paul Pogba after United cooled their interest in the Juventus midfielder. The Premier..." February 21

  • Manchester City plot summer move for Southampton loanee Toby Alderweireld

    Daily Mail "Manchester City have identified Southampton's on-loan central defender Toby Alderweireld as a summer transfer target. The 25-year-old Belgian is currently at Southampton on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid and had made 16 appearances for Ronald Koeman's high-flying team before injuring..." February 20

  • Yaya Toure is ‘considering his future at Manchester City and could leave in a summer transfer’

    Metro "Yaya Toure is considering his Manchester City future, according to reports. The 31-year-old, who signed on at the Etihad in 2010 when joining from Barcelona in a £24million deal, is said to be considering a change of scenery, according to the London Evening Standard. Toure, who returns to a..." February 18

  • Man City transfer boost! Napoli priced out of move for Blues target

    talkSport "The in-form striker, who dreams of playing for Manuel Pellegrini's side or Barcelona, was reportedly close to tying up a move to Naples where he could play alongside fellow Argentinean striker Gonzalo Higuain. But Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini says there there is no deal in the offing..." February 17

  • James Milner demanding new four-year Manchester City deal as Premier League rivals monitor stand-off

    Daily Mirror "The England midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season with Liverpool and Arsenal both keeping tabs on his situation at the Etihad. James Milner wants to spend the rest of his career with Manchester City – and that’s the reason why the England midfielder is refusing to sign a new..." February 15

  • Arsenal and Liverpool target James Milner will only sign under first-team football promise

    The Express "That is the view of former Arsenal and Celtic striker Charlie Nicholas, who believes the England international will go wherever regular starts are promised. England international Milner has been in excellent form recently for City, having scored four goals in his last six appearances. Both..." February 15

  • Roberto Mancini pleads with Inter Milan to sign Yaya Toure from Manchester City in summer

    Daily Mirror "Inter boss Mancini won the Premier League and an FA Cup with Yaya Toure in his City team and now he wants the powerhouse midfielder in Serie A. Roberto Mancini has told Inter Milan's sporting director to 'put his hand in his pocket' and sign Yaya Toure. The Italian boss was speaking to..." February 14

  • Man Utd line up £30m bid to win race for Man City and Arsenal target Yacine Brahimi

    The Express "Arsenal and Manchester City have been keeping tabs on Brahimi since his performances for Algeria at the World Cup. And now United have reportedly joined the race for the 25-year-old - who has a £30m release clause. The Red Devils are understood to be impressed by his first-half of the..." February 14

  • Liverpool tell James Milner they want him to replace Steven Gerrard

    Daily Star "Milner is a free agent at the end of this season and has been able to talk to other clubs since the start of this month. Negotiations between his representatives and Etihad bosses about a new deal have been on-going for more than five months - but a deal still hasn't been reached. City boss..." February 13

  • EXCLUSIVE: Man City ace James Milner considering Arsenal and Liverpool offers

    The Express "And yet the big concern for City is that James Milner may well not even be with them next season. The England international is in the best form of his career but stalling on signing a new contract amid fears at the Etihad Stadium that he will walk out as a free agent this summer – by joining..." February 12

  • Manchester City warned top transfer target will cost them £40million

    talkSport "Manchester City have been told they must stump up £40million to land Yacine Brahimi. Brahimi, 25, attracted strong interest from both Tottenham and Everton before he moved to Porto from Granada last summer. He has gone on to make a big impact for Porto, and has been drawing admiring glances..." February 12

  • New York City FC boss hoping fans "forgive and forget" when Frank Lampard finally arrives

    Daily Mirror "New York City FC head coach Jason Kreis says he hopes “everybody can forgive and forget” the Frank Lampard saga when the midfielder eventually makes his move to the MLS. Manchester City admitted to misleading fans over Lampard's status, after conceding the midfielder had never signed a two-year..." February 11

  • Manchester City monitor Diego Simeone as Premier League champions continue to struggle under Manuel Pellegrini

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are continuing to monitor Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone amid growing concern over their faltering season. The Barclays Premier League champions slipped seven points behind leaders Chelsea after Saturday’s 1-1 home draw with struggling Hull City. Manuel Pellegrini’s side..." February 10

  • Samir Nasri admits Manchester City must 'wake up' after disappointing Hull City draw

    The Express "If City drop more points on Wednesday at Stoke – where they have never won in the Premier League – and Chelsea beat Everton at home, their hopes of defending the title will almost certainly be over. But the real doomsday scenario looming for City, if they fail to stop a slide that has seen them..." February 09

  • Man City's Pablo Zabaleta: We must improve to take the title from Chelsea

    Daily Star "The champions are now seven points behind leaders Chelsea after another skip at home to Hull. City face Stoke on Wednesday and Zabaletta said: "Sometimes you can understand there are a lot of teams that are playing better than ourselves. "At the moment Chelsea are being more consistent than..." February 09

  • Juventus desperate to sign Stevan Jovetic from Man City seven years after first attempt

    Daily Star "Juventus are determined to land Stevan Jovetic at the second attempt - seven years after failing to capture his signature. The Italian giants were close to signing Jovetic in 2008 but refused to match the £8million Fiorentina eventually paid for the Partizan Belgrade striker. But now Juve..." February 08

  • Manchester City swoop for Chelsea and Manchester United target Paul Pogba

    The Express "Manchester City want to sign Juventus star Paul Pogba as a replacement for talismanic midfielder Yaya Toure. Toure, currently away on Africa Cup of Nations duty with the Ivory Coast is 32 in May and has been making noises about one final big move in his glittering career. City would only..." February 08

  • Man City's £22million star Stevan Jovetic dropped from Champions League for new signing Bony

    Daily Mail "Stevan Jovetic has been dropped from Manchester City's Champions League squad to make room for Wilfried Bony. The Montenegro international, signed from Fiorentina for £22m in 2013, could now be set to depart the club after he was chosen as the fall guy to allow £28m Bony into the..." February 05

  • Man City's fanbase grows 523% as rivals Man Utd see worrying 19% drop off

    The Express "MANCHESTER CITY have made huge strides one expanding their fan base but it's bad news for rivals Manchester United, according to new figures released today. Spanish newspaper Sport published research into which European clubs have made the most progress in expanding their global reach. And..." February 04

  • Why Chelsea and Liverpool will MISS OUT on Manchester City star

    Daily Star "The England defender is currently on loan at Fiorentina from Manchester City, but has no future at the Etihad Stadium with his current contract set to expire in the summer. A permanent move away from City has been in doubt after Richards played for the club in the Community Shield earlier this..." February 02

  • Man City's Frank Lampard eyes future Chelsea role

    ESPN FC "Frank Lampard has told Sky Sports that Jose Mourinho and Chelsea are keen to take him "home" after his retirement. On Saturday, Lampard will be heading back to Stamford Bridge in Manchester City colours as he looks to help his current club reduce Chelsea's five-point lead at the top of the..." February 01

  • Manchester City set to pip rivals Manchester United in quest to sign Real Madrid star Pepe

    The Express "According to Spanish sources, the Portuguese international is interested in a move away from the Bernabeu to protect is first-team opportunities. The 31-year-old is most certainly a regular in Carlo Ancelotti's team, however the emergence of Raphael Varane could leave Pepe warming the bench in..." January 31

  • Fernando and Fernandinho struggling to fill Toure's void at Manchester City

    The Express "Toure will miss the Premier League showdown with title rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge because he is away at the African Nations Cup with Ivory coast. And his absence could be hugely significant, considering City have failed to win any of the previous five games in domestic competition he has..." January 31

  • Roberto Mancini hopes Yaya Toure will join him at Inter Milan

    Pro Soccer Talk "Yaya Toure‘s career at Manchester City began after he was signed by Roberto Mancini in 2010 from Barcelona. Now, Mancini wants to sign the 31-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder again, as uncertainty continues to swirl regarding Toure’s future at the Etihad Stadium despite signing a new four-year..." January 29

  • Aston Villa confident of signing Manchester City misfit Scott Sinclair on loan with view to permanent transfer

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa are confident a deal can be done to bring in Scott Sinclair from Manchester City. Paul Lambert admitted last week the transfer looked 'dead' but talks have since been revived and a conclusion is edging closer. A loan switch until the end of the season with a view to a permanent..." January 29

  • Man City prepared to take DRASTIC measures for Chelsea clash after FA Cup exit

    Daily Star "The message to Toure from boss Manuel Pellegrini is clear: Save Our Season. The midfield kingpin's Africa Cup of Nations campaign could be over as early as Wednesday should the Ivory Coast lose a group decider to Cameroon. And the faltering champions, fresh from their shock FA Cup home loss..." January 26

  • Yaya Toure offered Manchester City escape by old boss Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Mancini is set to offer Yaya Toure an escape route away from Manchester City. Reports in Italy yesterday claimed that Toure is ready to accept Mancini’s offer to take him to Inter Milan in the summer – and will even accept a 50 per cent pay cut. The Ivory Coast international ,..." January 25

  • Man United, Chelsea AND Man City to battle for Paul Pogba's £75million signature this summer

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City will join a £75million race to land Paul Pogba this summer. Juventus are ready to cash in on one of the hottest young prospects in world football – and Pogba has already been dubbed “the 100million euro man” in Italy. That will spark a battle..." January 25

  • Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea target Sergio Ramos to SIGN deal

    Daily Star "The former Sevilla star, 28, has been repeatedly linked with a move away from the Bernabeu in recent months, and according to reports, is unhappy in the Spanish capital. Premier League giants Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are believed to be interested in snapping up..." January 24

  • Frank Lampard could miss Man City's clash with Chelsea after picking up injury in Abu Dhabi friendly

    Daily Mirror "Frank Lampard is facing a battle to be fit to face former club Chelsea. Lampard was injured during Manchester City's 2-0 win over Hamburg during their warm weather break in Abu Dhabi. City take on title rivals and Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge a week on Sunday, with boss..." January 22

  • Vincent Kompany insists defeat to Arsenal will spur Manchester City on to a title charge

    Daily Mirror "Vincent Kompany insists Manchester City’s shock defeat to Arsenal will not signal the beginning of the end of their title defence. City’s 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium saw the reigning Premier League champions slip five points behind leaders and title rivals Chelsea, with 16 games..." January 20

  • Manchester City vs Arsenal: Manuel Pellegrini calls into question Vincent Kompany's role in defeat

    The Independent "Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini last night criticised the decision-making of his captain Vincent Kompany after the Belgian conceded the penalty that set Arsenal on the way to their first win at the Etihad Stadium since 2010. “I don’t think it was a penalty, but it was unnecessary [for..." January 19

  • Yaya Toure fails to commit long-term future to Manchester City

    ESPN FC "Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has refused to commit his long-term future to the Premier League champions. Toure, 31, is currently away with Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup, but in an interview with CNN he hinted that his future could lie away from the Etihad Stadium. Asked if..." January 16

  • Samir Nasri to miss Manchester City's Arsenal clash as calf injury rules him out for three weeks

    Daily Mirror "Samir Nasri is out for three weeks, Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed. Nasri has suffered a calf injury and will miss City's clash with Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. City boss Pellegrini said: "We have had some problems in the week with Samir. "I think he..." January 16

  • Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City and Man Utd target Dani Alves eyeing new deal

    Daily Star "The right-back, 31, is out of contract in the summer and is yet to be offered a new deal by Barca. Premier League giants Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all reportedly interested in signing Alves, who has been at the Nou Camp since 2008. Starsport exclusively..." January 15

  • Wilfried Bony seals £25m Manchester City move as striker doubles wages to £100,000 a week after leaving Swansea

    Daily Mail "Wilfried Bony has completed his big-money move from Swansea to Premier League champions Manchester City, subject to the exchange of paperwork. The Ivorian striker, who is currently on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations, joins Manuel Pellegrini's side for an initial fee in the..." January 14

  • Schalke sign Man City defender Nastasic on loan with option to buy

    Fox Sports "Schalke have announced the loan signing of Matija Nastasic from Manchester City. Nastasic was deemed surplus to requirements by City boss Manuel Pellegrini earlier this season. The centre-back has only played once this term - in the Community Shield defeat to Arsenal - and he has been..." January 12

  • After Frank Lampard debacle, are these just more mistakes from Manchester City?

    Daily Mail "Manchester City, reeling after being forced to admit they and their sister club in New York misled fans on both sides of the Atlantic over Frank Lampard, are having their financial accounts scrutinised by UEFA to assess whether an attempt has been made to mislead the European governing body over..." January 12

  • Man City to sell TWO strikers to make way for Bony and Lacazette

    Daily Star "Coming IN is £30m Wilfried Bony from Swansea, with Lyon’s £25m Alexandre Lacazette another target. Going OUT are Stevan Jovetic, now a £20m target for Juventus, and Alvaro Negredo, whose loan move to Valencia will become a permanent deal at £25m. That is £100million worth of business in this..." January 11

  • Wilfried Bony to Man City talks ongoing amid reports of £27m fee agreed

    Manchester Evening News "Swansea City manager Garry Monk said negotiations are ongoing with Manchester City over the transfer of Wilfried Bony amid reports suggesting a £27m transfer fee has been agreed. The Blues are looking to bring in a fourth striker in January and are close to sealing a deal for the 26-year-old..." January 11

  • Manchester City outcast Matija Nastasic set for Schalke move

    Daily Mail "Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic is poised to wrap up his move to Schalke over the coming days. Sportsmail revealed Schalke's interest last month and that of AC Milan. The Italians have failed to follow up with any substantial bid as they push their finances towards other priorities and..." January 09

  • Manchester City have ‘no agreement with New York’ over Frank Lampard

    The Guardian "The Premier League says Manchester City have not broken any rules regarding Frank Lampard’s contract extension and that there is no agreement in place between the club or its owners and New York City FC over his registration. The midfielder was expected to join the MLS side this month following..." January 08

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