Mancini Expects City To Bid For Sergio Agüero

Roberto Mancini expects Manchester City to bid for the Atlético Madrid striker Sergio Agüero in the next few days and despite Carlos Tevez’s likely departure dragging on. After City’s 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps it was not long before the discussion turned to Tevez’s on-off move to Corinthians, who earlier denied having a £40m bid accepted for the 27-year-old. “I slept last night and I had a game to prepare…

July 19, 2011

Manchester City Accept Carlo Tevez Bid

Roberto Mancini has confirmed that Manchester City have agreed a fee with Brazilian club Corinthians for the sale of Carlos Tevez. City have accepted a bid in excess of £40 million after rejecting an initial appoach by Corinthians for last season’s joint-top scorer in the Premier League. City are currently on a pre-season tour of the United States and following their win over Club America, Mancini confirmed a deal had…

July 18, 2011

Corinthians Make New Bid For Carlos Tevez

Corinthians have made an improved offer of £40m for the Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez in the hope of concluding a deal before the Brazilian club’s self-imposed deadline of Sunday night. City have been asking for £50m and turned down a £35m bid from Corinthians last week. Although the Premier League club have indicated a willingness to compromise, the suggestion before the latest offer was lodged was that £40m would…

July 16, 2011

Jose Mourinho Keen On Emmanuel Adebayor

Jose Mourinho feels Real Madrid are more likely to sign Emmanuel Adebayor than Neymar or Sergio Aguero this summer. Adebayor, 27, has been frozen out of the first-team picture at Manchester City and has made clear his determination to return to the Bernabeu after joining the club on loan last season. Mourinho has already outlined his hope that Madrid bring in a further striker this summer and has now suggested…

July 13, 2011

Batista Praises Messi

Argentina coach Sergio Batista hailed star Lionel Messi for his performance in their 3-0 win over Costa Rica in the Copa America on Monday. A double from Sergio Aguero and an Angel Di Maria strike in Cordoba put the hosts through to the quarter-finals, securing second place in Group A. But it was Barcelona star Messi who ran the show in the attacking third, providing two assists in a man-of-the-match…

July 12, 2011