This article is a follow-up to yesterday’s article suggesting Samir Nasri poses a problem for Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.
Manuel Pellegrini is a manager who clearly values technical ability above all else. So, Martin Demichelis gets picked more often than Joleon Lescott.
But then, like other managers before him, he has a technically gifted player who it is not easy to get the best from in the form of Samir Nasri. read more »
Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o celebrated his birthday yesterday.
Late last night he took to Twitter to share a photo of his birthday cake – and to emphasise that he is celebrating his 33rd birthday. read more »
Manchester United have reportedly stepped up their attempts to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho by opening talks with the Portuguese club.
The champions have scouted the youngster to within an inch of his life and have now begun to make their move, according to both The Sun and the Daily Mail. read more »
Manchester United are reportedly planning to pip Arsenal to the signing of Real Madrid youngster Alvaro Morata.
The Gunners have been linked with the 21-year-old striker for several months, but Real have repeatedly blocked their attempts to sign him either permanently or on loan. read more »
Inter Milan owner Erick Thohir says he has not been in touch with rumoured summer transfer targets Fernando Torres or Javier Hernandez – but he admitted that he rates the Manchester United striker.
The Italian giants are expected to splash the cash this summer and are expected to strengthen their strikeforce.
Chelsea’s Torres has been linked with a £20m move to San Siro, while Mexico international Hernandez has been touted as a possible Inter signing for some time. read more »