Wednesday 15 July 2020
The Manchester City club case officially ended its stance on European posts after the Sports Arbitration Court’s decision “Cass” last Monday, with the “Citizens” fined only a financial penalty of up to ten million euros.
The decision came to cancel the punishment signed by UEFA against Manchester City by depriving the English club of European participation for two seasons, to permanently close this issue, which was a “thorn” in the back of coach Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola and club officials. .
Thinking is now in the form of the team in the new season, the English club is trying to restore its ranks during the coming summer, especially after he lost the English Premier League title, which he achieved for two consecutive seasons for Liverpool.
Some British newspapers have gone out to announce that the Manchester City administration has put 150 million euros at the table of Guardiola in order to return the team to the correct path.
“Yalla Koura” Contact a number of English journalists and people close to Manchester City to find out how Guardiola is thinking about the new season and what are the goals of the next management and coach? ..
Coulibaly in the lead:
“Coulibaly is in the lead” .. With this phrase, Ian Kisman, the BBC’s journalist in charge of Manchester City news, came out to confirm that the English club put Senegalese defender Calido Coulibaly, the Napoli player, among the priorities.
A BBC journalist revealed that Coulibaly is at the top of the standings in terms of the dossiers file at the request of Pep Guardiola, stressing that the Spanish coach did not put any substitute defender player except Coulibaly only.
On the other hand, Andy Hampson, the journalist for the American “ESPN” network, stated that Coulibaly comes from the priorities of the City contracts, but there is one drawback in this deal.
Hampson revealed that Sahih Guardiola is looking for quality to enhance his squad in the new season and this is what is available in the Senegalese defender, but to see Omar Coulibaly, he has reached his 29th year along with his price from Naples will not be less than 80 million euros.
On other alternatives to Coulibaly, he said that Guardiola is following more than one player to strengthen defense in the new season, specifically the duo Ramon Diaz, player of Benfica and the Portuguese national team, and defender of the City of Turkey, Caglar Suyonko.
Aaron Flanagan, a journalist for the British newspaper, “Mirror”, supported the presence of strong thinking on the part of Manchester City to sign Coulibaly, as the Senegalese defender is the closest to the first deals of the city in the new season for several reasons, most notably the speed of the club in strengthening the defense, as well as the club’s ability to meet the demands Physically.
He added that Coulibaly was the favorite for his assignment, especially after the departure of the former captain of the team, Vincent Coulibaly, last summer and not contracting a replacement.
Certainly, Coulibaly will not be the only name if it is decided to contract him officially, the English club put many goals in various centers, especially with the departure of Lori Sani to Bayern Munich, and the veteran David Silva left the team at the end of the season after ten years in the stadium “Al-Ittihad”.
Flangan, a journalist at the Mirror newspaper, made it clear that Manchester City wanted to sign a left-back, in the absence of Benjamin Mindy providing the level required of him.
He added, Guardiola also wanted a midfield player to substitute for David Silva as well as signing for striker due to the age of 32-year-old top scorer Sergio Aguero.
Meanwhile, Hampson confirmed to the journalist, “ESPN”, that the Manchester City administration also wants to support the attack and center of the wing after the departure of Sani, pointing out that Guardiola will not be satisfied with the current elements in the offensive formation.
Other than deals and team consolidation, Manchester City’s Sports Department will have another profile which is the regeneration of key team pillars alongside team coach Pep Guardiola.
Hampson revealed that the Manchester City administration should consider the issue of renewing the players’ contracts and Guardiola after the end of the European participation crisis.
The ESPN journalist added that Guardiolas contract will expire after only one year, but indications are that the Spanish coach is continuing in his job in light of the mutual desire between the management and the coach to renew for a new period.
The administration will also search for the renewal of the contract of Belgian first team star Kevin de Bruyne, with him Rahim Stirling, despite the expiration of their contracts after three years, specifically in 2023.