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Manchester City transfer report: Pep Guardiola wants £40m-rated Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl this summer

Manchester City transfer report: Pep Guardiola wants £40m-rated Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl this summer

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl is wanted by Man City boss Pep GuardiolaMonday, February 19, 2018Manchester City are plotting a move for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, but have been warned the 22-year-old will cost £40million.City are keen to find a long-term replacement for Yaya Toure this summer and believe Germany international Weigl can be their next midfield enforcer.According to the Daily Mirror, Pep Guardiola has send scouts to watch Weigl in action this season and is ready to swoop for the youngster when the transfer window opens.Weigl has impressed since joining Dortmund in 2015 from Munich 1860.Despite his tender age, the 22-year-old has made over 130 appearances in senior football and his performances for BVB have seen him promoted to the senior German
Manchester City see off brave Bristol City to reach Carabao Cup final

Manchester City see off brave Bristol City to reach Carabao Cup final

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Manchester City kept alive their hopes of an unprecedented quadruple by reaching the Carabao Cup final with a 3-2 win at Bristol City.Goals from Leroy Sane, Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne secured a 5-3 aggregate triumph and manager Pep Guardiola's first cup final in English football.Marlon Pack's 64th-minute header and a close-range strike from Aden Flint in stoppage looked like giving Bristol City a draw on the night, but De Bruyne scored with the final kick of the match.Bristol City, in their first semi-final of a major cup competition for nearly 30 years, had retained hope of causing an upset after losing the first leg at the Etihad Stadium 2-1.There was an electric atmosphere inside Ashton Gate at kick-off with over 22,000 flags handed out to home supporters.But this was a bridge to...
Kim Cattrall suggests Sex and the City replacements

Kim Cattrall suggests Sex and the City replacements

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When Kim Cattrall ruled out appearing in Sex and the City 3, saying her relationship with her co-stars was "toxic", it looked like there was no prospect of the film ever being made.But the actress, who played Samantha Jones, has now suggested two women who could play her part instead.She endorsed Tiffany Haddish from Girls Trip and Modern Family's Sofia Vergara. They are among the "many fabulous actresses to choose from that will make Samantha their own", Cattrall said.The Liverpool-born actress played the PR executive in two films, as well as all six series of Sex and the City. She denied that her decision to turn down the third film was due to pay or "diva" demands. Her latest comments came after Sarah Jessica Parker, who starred as Carrie in the long-running comedy-drama about a group o...
Derby 0-0 Bristol City: Lee Johnson's side stop the rot with hard-fought draw at Pride Park

Derby 0-0 Bristol City: Lee Johnson's side stop the rot with hard-fought draw at Pride Park

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Gary Rowett's side missed a number of chances in the frustrating draw Friday, January 19, 2018Luke Steele came off the bench to help Bristol City hold promotion rivals Derby to a goalless draw in an incident-packed match at Pride Park.Steele came on for the injured Frank Fielding at half-time and made two outstanding saves as Derby were unable to make their second-half pressure pay.City had to dig in to end a five-match losing run although Korey Smith almost won it with a shot that flashed just wide in stoppage time.Given Derby's eight-game unbeaten run in the league, it was no surprise new signing Cameron Jerome was on the bench while City were boosted by Bailey Wright's recovery from a knee injury.George Thorne fired well over from just outside the box in the opening minutes and Aden Fli...
'Mourinho was slaughtered but got a point… am I going mad?' – Joey Barton hits out at praise for Man City display at Anfield

'Mourinho was slaughtered but got a point… am I going mad?' – Joey Barton hits out at praise for Man City display at Anfield

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Pep GuardiolaMonday, January 15, 2018Joey Barton says he cannot understand the positive reaction to Manchester City's display against Liverpool.City lost their unbeaten Premier League record in a thrilling match at Anfield on Sunday, going down 4-3, but earned plenty of plaudits for their attacking performance.Barton, though, insists only the result matters and is amazed by the different reactions to Manchester United's goalless draw at Anfield earlier in the season and City's defeat against Jurgen Klopp’s side.Jose Mourinho was widely criticised for his defensive approach against Liverpool in October's clash on Merseyside, despite United picking up a point."Mourinho comes to Anfield, parks the bus and gets absolutely slaughtered," said Barton."Then Guardiola goes there, pas