Xtra Analysis: Joao Cancelo

His bag were packed, seriously I must add, and now after a summer of speculation, Manchester City have completed the signing of João Cancelo from Juventus. The Italian joins City for a fee in the region of £28 million with Danilo heading in the opposite direction – bringing the total package with the Brazilian’s value to the £65 million mark. So, what can our new signing bring to the already star-studded Manchester City squad?

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Social media critics of women’s football coverage on @ManCity – A response.

Manchester City’s ‘one club’ strategy has been game changing in the exposure of women’s football. In recent days, the club announced the first game of the FA Women’s Super League season will be held at the Etihad Stadium, as opposed to the Academy Stadium, hopefully giving Nick Cushing’s side the chance to show the City faithful just how good they are and build on the appreciation of women’s football in England following the World Cup in France.

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Pre-season Tour: Five Players to Watch

From West Ham United to Liverpool, these five fixtures are a chance for players from both the senior and youth teams to impress Pep Guardiola, get back into the swing of things and potentially change the course of their entire season. The big news is that club record signing Rodri is set to make his first appearances in a City shirt after joining from Atletico Madrid, but who else should we be keeping an eye on? Here’s a look at some of the stars and prospects who we’re excited to watch in the famous blue and purple…

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Nine years of El Mago

On this very day nine years ago, Manchester City announced that the signing of Spanish international David Silva – a signing that would spark a revolution in Manchester. In recent years, our club has been blessed with an array of talent that will live on in the memories of blues for years to come, however David Silva goes beyond just living on in our memory. The little Spaniard has left his mark on the entire Premier League, and arguably set a precedent for the style of football played at the top level in England’s top flight.

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