Transfer Rumour: Manchester City plotting shock move for Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets

Lynette Rowe
August 12, 2017

Asked about extra pressure, he added: "It's the same pressure as I had last season".

Foden is still expected to play for City's U23s at times this season, but can expect to gain a wealth of experience by being around the squad in training and on match days, as well as featuring in cup games and off the bench in occasional league matches.

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Leroy Sane believes his career progression is like something out of a movie, having thrived in his first Premier League campaign with Manchester City last season. We have to deal with that and handle that. "We go to sign and other clubs are always going to ask us for more".

Manchester City have signed a host of attack-minded players this summer- Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva are all players known for their offensive prowess.

He said: "When I chose to stay, I was expecting another thing".

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"I think it is unsustainable". But with Champions League football this season, they are going to need more than that if they want to compete on all fronts.

The 36-year-old also praised City manager and compatriot Pep Guardiola, who won 21 trophies in seven years while in charge of Barcelona and Bayern Munich before arriving at Man City ahead of last season. But not what happened this summer.

"It's a wonderful game for the club and supporters, as a first game in the Premier League, but we have to make sure it's a good day for the team as well", said Hughton.

The 21-year-old winger is also a full Germany worldwide and was part of his country's squad at Euro 2016, although he missed the Confederations Cup through injury, and Sane says his rapid development makes him feel like he is in a film.

The decision was made in July, before City had played the majority of their pre-season friendlies. Monaco, the principality side who ended Paris Saint-Germain's four-year grip on the Ligue 1 title, were never going to be able keep him out of the clutches of one of the European aristocrats for long.

Finally, ESPN columnist Simon Curtis looks beyond a busy summer of transfer activity back into the history books of Brighton v City, and finds cause to be wary.

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