Pep Guardiola is interested in signing players in the summer

In order to not get behind the likes of Chelsea and the rest of the top clubs in the English Premier League, Pep Guardiola has stated that he wants and has to be active in the upcoming summer transfer window.


Pep Guardiola is confident that all of the title contenders of the top tier English League will be very active when the transfer window re-opens on July 1st and this is going to force him on having to reinforce his squad as well.

‘’We speak every day about what we do to improve the quality of the players we have, and will have in the future. What we can do get better and, of course, buy some players to help us to be stronger’’

“But all the teams are going to think about that. Even Chelsea is going to buy players. It will make an exceptional Premier League so every club is going to try to improve. I remember Sir Alex Ferguson would win titles and titles but every season would change players. You have to do that.” Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola said. (more…)

AGUERO CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY WITH GIRLFRIEND

Manchester City forward, Sergio Aguero has put the club’s 4-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park behind him as he and his girlfriend, Karina Tajeda went their four-year wedding anniversary celebration.


The Argentina international striker posted a picture on Instagram with the caption: ‘Four years with you! I love you.’

Tajeda may just be the star’s girlfriend in England but she is just as famous as her footballing boyfriend in Argentina. As a major pop star in South America, together they form something very much like Posh and Becks.

Aguero met his famous partner at a concert shortly after his very public split from Giannina Maradona – daughter of footballing legend Diego and mother to his son Benjamin – and the have been inseparable since then. It had brought a bright end to an otherwise poor showing for the striker after he and his teammates were humiliated by Ronald Koeman’s men. (more…)

ENRIQUE: MESSI WILL PLAY AGAINST CELTIC

Barcelona are set to play Celtic in Wednesday’s Champions League clash. Coach Luis Enrique has said that star forward Lionel Messi would feature in the game after reporters inquired of a rift building between the Argentine star and the club.


“Lionel is always ready to play and I’m sure he will be ready to face Celtic. He is 100 percent and eager to give the best version of himself,” Enrique said. On future plans of Messi, the coach said: “I don’t know. I have no idea.”

There have been reports that City have a really strong interest in landing Lionel Messi despite the odds. The Sky Blues reportedly want to break the bank in a bid to lure the superstar player to join his former coach Pep Guardiola at the Etihad. The Mirror claims that City are willing to pay Barcelona £100 million whilst promising Messi £500,000 in weekly wages. (more…)

Pep Guardiola’s transformation extends beyond the pitch

Upon signing with Manchester City back on February of 2016, the initial target that was laid on Pep Guardiola was to revolutionize the Premier League club and to convert it into not only as one of the best teams in England and push them to win the Premier League title which they haven’t done since the season of 2013-14 but to also push City to a European elite team that can also compete and maybe even with the Champions League in the near future.


In order to make all of this happen and not only win the Premier League or the Champions League, a number of changes have had to happen not only inside the actual pitch but also outside of it as well.

Formation adjustments, tactical switches between players, playing style modification are some of the more evident shifts that Guardiola has made with his Manchester City squad when it comes to actually playing in the pitch but there have also been a number of alterations that the Spanish manager has made since arriving to the Etihad Stadium.

Guardiola has also banned his players from eating certain foods and sugary drinks as he wants his squad to be at their best in every single match and avoid going through any slips in form that might be caused from specific foods.

It has recently been revealed that another addition to his strict regime as he has also cut off Wi-Fi from certain spots at the Etihad Stadium and Sergio Aguero revealed details concerning this recent additional ban as the Argentine attacked said: (more…)

Manchester City got ahead of Chelsea after signing John Stones

Manchester City won the race of signing John Stones after offloading around €47 million in order to secure the services of the 22 year old English defender who was being tracked down by Chelsea for the past few transfer windows but despite launching offers of €25 million, it wasn’t enough for Chelsea to lure the highly rated player to Stamford Bridge.


Pep Guardiola is a manager that enjoys seeing his squad having control of the ball and feeling comfortable with it no matter what situation they might be in and this is one of the traits that John Stones is known for as he is a centre-back capable and willing to go upfront which is what the Spanish manager wants to have in his team.

Following his completion as a new signing of Manchester City, John Stones said during an interview: “I hope Guardiola can bring out everything in me. I always know that there’s a lot of improvement for my game personally. It’s 110 percent the right decision to play under him and I’m so thankful that I’m getting the opportunity to come here and play with the best and improve day in, day out.” (more…)

Man City News For New Season

There is more news rolling in as the new season is about to get started. If you look at Man City and Man United, the best comparisons are between the two managers of the club.


While Pep continues with Man City, Louis van Gaal was replaced by Jose Mourinho this year. Mourinho and Pep are up for comparisons. If you check their statistics, Mourinho has been around for longer, having managed 6 times till now, though his success rate comparing the number of matches won is lower than that of Guardiola by 6%. It remains to be seen how both managers work their teams up to be more successful than the other this season.

Among the different statistics for the City, around this time in 2010 David Silva had signed up for the City. If you look at the news of Premier League Sunderland will have David Moyes directing the team if Sam Allardyce is selected to manage England’s team. Among all the bids and transfers that are going on, the City would be bidding for Bayern Munich’s player Joshua Kimmich as Pep Guardiola would be looking to sign up this player who would help to strengthen the defensive side. (more…)

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