Dani Alves: Manchester City target to be released from Juventus contract

Juventus have confirmed they will release right-back Dani Alves from the final year of his contract. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is known to be interested in the 34-year-old, whom he knows from their time together at Barcelona. Speaking to Italian media on Wednesday, Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta said that Alves had “expressed a…

Dani Alves: Man City boss Pep Guardiola considering bid for Brazil full-back

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola could turn to Juventus’ Dani Alves to strengthen his full-back options. City do not have an experienced right-back after releasing out-of-contract duo Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna. Guardiola has been linked with Tottenham’s Kyle Walker but is understood to be considering whether to bid for 34-year-old Alves, who played for…

Craig Shakespeare: Leicester City caretaker named permanent manager

Leicester City have named caretaker boss Craig Shakespeare as their permanent manager on a three-year deal. The 53-year-old was given the job on a temporary basis in February, following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri. Shakespeare, who has only worked as caretaker or number two, was Ranieri’s assistant after joining the club under former Foxes boss…

Yaya Toure: Manchester City midfielder signs new contract

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has signed a new one-year deal with the Premier League club. The 34-year-old has played 299 games for City, scoring 81 goals, since joining from Barcelona in 2010. Earlier this season, Toure was left out of the Champions League squad and manager Pep Guardiola fell out with the player’s agent,…

Ederson Moraes: Manchester City close to signing Brazilian goalkeeper from Benfica

Manchester City are close to signing Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes. City manager Pep Guardiola has been interested in the Brazilian for some time and made room in his squad by releasing Willy Caballero on Friday. After Sunday’s 2-1 Portuguese Cup final win against Vitoria Guimaraes, Ederson, 23, said he had “probably” played his last game…

Man City complete £43m deal for Monaco's Silva

Manchester City have completed a £43m deal for Portugal attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva from French champions Monaco. The 22-year-old, who will join City on 1 July, said: “I’m now at one of the best teams in the world”. Silva has made 58 appearances for Monaco this season – including two against City in the Champions…