Samir Nasri Exited About Manchester City Move

Samir Nasri has admitted that he cannot wait to link up with his new team-mates at Manchester City. The 24-year-old had been linked with a move away from Arsenal throughout the summer, and completed his switch to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday on a four-year deal. The former Marseille midfielder has compared his new club to Real Madrid during their ‘Galacticos’ era and said he is looking forward to playing…

August 25, 2011

Sergio Aguero: I Am Happy With Manchester City

Sergio Aguero is determined to build on his sensational start as a Manchester City player. City’s £38million record signing made a dramatic debut last night (Monday) as he came off the bench to score twice and set up another goal in a 4-0 season-opening Barclays Premier League win over Swansea. The Argentinian forward had been kept waiting for his City bow throughout last week’s Community Shield and for a further…

August 16, 2011

Roberto Mancini Frustrated By Transfer Delays

Roberto Mancini believes Manchester City will be capable of winning the title if they “complete” the squad but has been frustrated by the long wait for Samir Nasri. Nasri, who has just one year remaining on his contract at Arsenal, has long been tipped to complete a move to Eastlands and The Times even reported it as a done deal over a month ago. With Arsenal yet to accept City’s…

August 13, 2011

Roberto Mancini: We Need To Complete Our Squad

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says he still has to finish his summer squad-building exercise. After steering City into the Champions League, Mancini has made four signings since the end of last season, with defenders Gael Clichy and Stefan Savic and goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon joining club-record signing Sergio Aguero at the Etihad Stadium. But speaking after Sunday’s 3-2 Community Shield defeat, the Italian – who has been heavily linked with…

August 8, 2011

Manchester City Sign New Goalkeeper

Manchester City have announced the signing of goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon from Poli Timisoara. Pantilimon, 24, made his debut for the Romanian national team in 2008 and played against City on two occasions in the Europa League last season. He arrives to provide cover for Joe Hart following the sale of Shay Given to Aston Villa. Pantilimon is the club’s fourth signing of the summer after Gael Clichy, Stefan Savic and…

August 5, 2011

Alex Ferguson Expects More From Rivals

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he expected rivals Arsenal and Chelsea to spend more money in the transfer window than they have done so far. United have splashed over £50 million on David de Gea, Phil Jones and Ashley Young, but Arsenal have landed just two – Gervinho from Lille and Carl Jenkinson from Charlton – while Chelsea have only bought Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whom they…

August 3, 2011