Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

Welcome to The city is ours dailynews overview.Maybe not the first one – we’ve definitely done transfer and European round-ups before – so I think in some ways it’s not that new at all.

Still, we thought we would get into the world of football in a wide and roundabout way for you and have fun with some of the stories that make the daily rounds.

ONEEuropean heavyweight is waiting to strike down Pep Guardiola’s forgotten star, and the Manchester City boss can hold the key to his side’s next wildcard signature …

Foot hailed by Keane after magnificent display

Phil Foden put on an absolute masterclass as England defeated Andorra in their most recent World Cup qualifier.

Roy Keane watched from ON TV study in awe of The city’s midfielder as Foden recorded a pass completion of 94.7% and orchestrated the game on his own with a series of delicious passes.

Speaking further ON TV , Keane expressed his admiration for the passing of the City youth and said: “I love my American football and he is like a top quarterback, just like Tom Brady.

“He just picks people out, he has runners, wide receivers, and he makes it look so easy!”

Barcelona is waiting for the green light on Sterling

Barcelona are interested in signing Raheem Sterling from City, but will only pursue an agreement with the Englishman once the future of Ousmane Dembele is resolved, according to Spanish outlet Sport .

Dembele, who arrived at the Camp Nou for £ 121.5 million from Borussia Dortmund in 2017, is out of contract at the end of the season and has yet to sign a new deal.

The report claims that new terms have been offered to the 24-year-old winger, but Dembele has not yet responded.

Should the French international not sign a new deal with the Spanish side before January, foreign sides will be able to start pre-contract negotiations to welcome the player for a free transfer the following summer.

Barcelona’s football director Mateu Alemany has reportedly been in regular contact with City over a potential move to Sterling.

Raheem Sterling will not be thrilled with his amount of playing time so far this season
Raheem Sterling will not be thrilled with his season start

The report adds that Pep Guardiola will be happy to allow Sterling to leave if he so wishes, so once Dembele’s future is resolved, Barcelona can make their move to the English international.

Guardiola saves Koeman’s job

Guardiola is believed to have saved Ronald Koeman’s job at Camp Nou despite the Dutchman’s uninspiring start to the season.

Barcelona currently sit ninth in La Liga with just 12 points – five in line with league leaders Real Madrid.

The Catalan side have also battled in the Champions League this season, sitting at the bottom of Group E without a point on their name thanks to a couple of 3-0 strokes in the hands of Bayern Munich and Benfica.

Spanish journalist Joan Vehils from Sport has revealed that Guardiola spoke with Barcelona president Joan Laporta to advise on the situation at the club.

Vehils said: “Koeman is still in Barça after a conversation between the president and Pep Guardiola. The truth is that without Cruyff, as Laporta values ​​the external council most now, his friend is Guardiola.”

Despite the worrying issues that could come to mind in light of Guardiola’s reported ongoing involvement in Barcelona, ​​the City boss was able to hold the key to orchestrating a healthy transfer negotiation between the two sides.

As all parties are eager for Sterling to go to Camp Nou and Dembele wants to drop out, according to reports, Guardiola was able to welcome City’s next wildcard signature at the Etihad Stadium.

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