Manchester City Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Arsenal turned down chance to sign Man City defender this summer

    talkSport "Wenger was on the search for defensive steel after selling centre-back and Gunners captain Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona for £15million in August. The Frenchman was alerted to Richards’ availability, with the 26-year-old finding first-team opportunities limited at the Etihad Stadium under..." September 09

  • Stevan Jovetic gives Manchester City a striker scare with injury on international duty

    Daily Star "Stevan Jovetic limped out of training with a hamstring injury while on international duty with Montenegro and was due to fly back to England yesterday. The extent of the damage is not clear but he is highly unlikely to be fit to face Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday. It leaves boss Manuel..." September 09

  • English and Dutch clubs tracking Manchester City's Albert Rusnak

    Sky Sports "Rusnak is currently on loan at Erevisie side Cambuur Leeuwarden until January and he has been earning reviews at the Dutch club. The attacking midfielder has scored one goal in four games and picked up two man of the match awards as well as being named in the Eredivisie Team of the Week twice..." September 07

  • Man City and Arsenal go head-to-head in battle for £25m German star

    Daily Star "The Daily Star Sunday can reveal that the Borussia Dortmund winger will be City’s top transfer target next year. And that will put them in direct opposition with Arsenal their Premier League opponents at The Emirates on Saturday. Reus, 25, was selected for the World Cup by Germany, but..." September 07

  • Rolando Aarons emerges as SHOCK Manchester City and Liverpool target

    Daily Star "Last season's top two are both keeping tabs on Aarons, 18, who has been compared to Liverpool and England star Raheem Sterling. Teen starlet Aarons has burst onto the scene in stunning fashion this season after joining Newcastle in 2012 following a spell at Bristol City. Aarons forced his..." September 05

  • Richards reveals he took pay cut to quit Man City

    talkSport "The Manchester City defender has signed for the Serie A club on a season-long loan deal, and he could make the move permanent next summer. His Italian switch ended the 26-year-old’s 12-year stay at City and, while he admits it was a huge wrench to leave, he knew he had to get away having made..." September 03

  • Manchester City sweating over Kompany update after captain sustains calf injury on international duty

    The Telegraph "Vincent Kompany will be assessed by Manchester City medical staff this weekend after suffering an injury scare during preparations for Belgium’s friendly against Australia. The City captain, who endured an injury-interrupted campaign at the Etihad stadium last season, was forced to miss..." September 03

  • Arsenal and Manchester City battle it out for £55m Radamel Falcao

    The Guardian "Manchester City and Arsenal have been offered Monaco’s Radamel Falcao for around £55m (€70m) and are battling to sign the Colombia international before the transfer window closes at 11pm on Monday night. A deal at that price would smash the clubs’ transfer record. Arsenal are in the hunt for a..." September 01

  • Manchester City's Micah Richards set for transfer to Sunderland on a season-long loan

    Daily Mirror "Micah Richards was locked in talks with Sunderland on Saturday night about a season-long loan from Manchester City. City told the former England defender he could leave after he refused to sign a new contract that would have seen him take a significant drop on his £65,000-a-week wages. The..." August 31

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Frank Lampard announces retirement from international football

    The Guardian "Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from international football. The 36-year-old midfielder has called time on his England career which has spanned 15 years and earned him 106 caps. Lampard said in a statement released by his management company: “I have taken the decision to retire..." August 26

  • Manchester City dropped Ross Barkley pursuit after Everton demanded £50MILLION for youngster

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City ditched a plan to sign Ross Barkley after being told it would take a bid of more than £50million to tempt Everton to sell. Sunday Mirror revealed in July that Manuel Pellegrini had the England midfielder in his sights after a sensational performance against City towards the end..." August 24

  • Nastasic and Richards poised for City exits

    Manchester Evening News "At least three Italian clubs are now showing a string interest in taking Blues defender Matija Nastasic, with Juventus and Roma leading the pack. Napoli are also interested but appear to want a loan, whilst City want to sell the £12million rated defender, or at least send him on loan with a..." August 22

  • Edin Dzeko becomes latest Manchester City star to sign a new long-term contract

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has been handed a new contract at the Etihad Stadium. The Bosnian striker, 28, has put pen-to-paper on a four-year deal with the club, tying him down until at least 2018. “I’m really happy here at City, it's a second home to me, so it was an easy decision..." August 20

  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure will NOT get a new contract as champions lock up their other stars

    Daily Mirror "Manuel Pellegrini claims Yaya Toure is happy at Manchester City - but will not be getting a new contract. Pellegrini says he has spoken to talismanic midfielder Toure, who became unsettled in the summer because of his infamous birthday cake snub and his brother Ibrahim’s death. “I spoke with..." August 16

  • Manchester City’s Javi García set to join Zenit St Petersburg for £13m

    The Guardian "Javi García is set to leave Manchester City for Zenit St Petersburg in a deal worth nearly £13m to end his two seasons at the champions, with the Russian club hopeful of announcing his signature at a press conference on Thursday. The Spaniard’s transfer is for a fee of £12m plus a further..." August 13

  • David Silva signs new five-year contract with Manchester City

    The Guardian "David Silva has agreed terms on a five-year contract with Manchester City. The 28-year-old’s extension to his current deal will run to the summer of 2019 and makes Silva the third player to agree an improved offer after Samir Nasri and Aleksander Kolarov. “From the moment I joined the club four..." August 12

  • Manuel Pellegrini lets slip that Manchester City are ready to seal Eliaquim Mangala deal

    Daily Mail "Manuel Pellegrini has all but confirmed that Manchester City have finally signed Eliaquim Mangala from Porto. The manager, talking ahead of the Community Shield final against Arsenal, listed the new arrivals at the Etihad Stadium - accidentally including the central defender. City's..." August 11

  • Manchester City set to announce £32m transfer of Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are on the verge of announcing Eliaquim Mangala’s £32million move to the Etihad after confirming that Bruno Zuculini has officially joined the Premier League champions. The deals will coincide with Javi Garcia leaving City to join Zenit St Petersburg after the Russian club..." August 09

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