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13 Jul 2017 22:08:10
Hi Ed do you think patrick Roberts will join Celtic this window? As rumours suggest he will.

{Ed002's Note - I don't think he has a future at MC and there is every chance he will join Celtic.}

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03 Aug 2017 21:35:23
As a Celtic fan I'd love to see Patrick Roberts back at Celtic park. really hope it happens.

29 Jun 2017 19:31:32

Any latest on inacheao / are man city and Southampton talking about a deal


{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of discussions with Southampton.}

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29 Jun 2017 12:13:09
Hi Eds

Asking for my son who is City daft. reports today suggest Bayern have pulled out of any interest in signing Sanchez.

Are city interested? And as suggested now front runners?

My boy is only 6, he's worried Aguero might leave if Sanchez arrives!


{Ed002's Note - Yes, absolutely. Aguero knew he was surplus some months ago but their primary target was not going to arrive. Sanchez is a player MC are keen on and that may not threaten Aguero. We will have to see.}

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29 Jun 2017 19:16:50
Thanks. Much appreciated!

29 Jun 2017 21:09:03
I still think it's a long shot that Sanchez will join us. Arsenal will reject every City bid, even if we went to something ridiculous like 70m. They will just not want to sell him to us. Fingers crossed it will happen because it would be the signing of the summer.

30 Jun 2017 16:38:17
Wenger is saying this won't happen, but City must be speaking to Alexis to know he would join them? I just saw a post from a big account on Twitter saying that Alexis has joined them and will be confirmed soon. Do any of the Eds know if that is accurate? : (.

05 Jul 2017 14:07:56
Ed002 is there any chance of an update? Saw on Twitter that a very reliable Arsenal ITK (I know sorry) has said Alexis has signed a new deal with Arsenal. Do you know if that is true or complete nonsense? Thanks :)

{Ed002's Note - As I have explained, I have no interest in providing any updates regarding Arsenal. It was made perfectly clear that I would be proving anything useful and my help isn't needed. I think you had best ask on Twitter.}

05 Jul 2017 15:26:33
Ed002 I can understand why you would be unhappy with 1 or 2 of our fans acting like babies, but me and a load of the other guys don't feel like your help isn't needed. In fact I only joined and come back here to read what you post up.

Are you not willing to answer questions for those of us who appreciate it? Is there no way to ban the babies so we don't all have to lose out because of them? It kind of sucks that things are ruined for us because people support the same team as us are disrespectful.

I respect the reply anyway. Just a bit sad that it has come to this. Thanks.

{Ed002's Note - I am sorry but it has been made clear the my services are not required on the Arsenal page so that is the end of the matter. I am not going to make any effort and then be abused for doing it.}

06 Jul 2017 10:15:47
Well I always appreciated it but I understand why you won't post anymore. I hope you will come back and get rid of the others though.

23 Jun 2017 23:51:49

What is the latest on Patrick Roberts and inacheao


{Ed002's Note - Neither has a viable future and will leave this summer.}

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14 Jun 2017 23:50:09

What is the latest on the future of ihanacho


{Ed002's Note - Kelechi Iheanacho will leave this summer to get first team opportunities. Dortmund see him as a possible replacement for Aubameyang and have already been in discussions with Manchester City, Hoffenheim have declared an interest but the request for Southampton to take him on loan has been rebuffed. An offer is on the table from West Ham. Right now his agent is seeking interest from elsewhere and has got interest from Crystal Palace.}

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11 Jun 2017 00:10:38

What is the latest on Nolito and Clichy?


{Ed002's Note - Sevilla and Real Betis still want Nolito.}

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07 Jun 2017 15:10:46
Hi Eds,

Just wondered if you know what is going to happen to Geronimo Rulli this summer and whether city will buy him back?


{Ed002's Note - Manchester City has a new first pick goalkeeper joining.}

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07 Jun 2017 18:27:17
Cheers Ed. Makes sense with ederson joining. Hope all is well.

07 Jun 2017 15:03:58

There are rumours in Spain that City will sign Alexis Sánchez soon. Is there any truth that it's happening? I know he was a target for them but I thought it was PSG where he would go. Can you offer any information?

Thank you :)

{Ed002's Note - There have been talks between his representatives and Manchester City, PSG (who have taken another route) and Bayern Munich.}

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08 Jun 2017 05:31:35
Surely City don't have space in their squad for Sanchez unless Sterling or Silva is leaving ed?

{Ed001's Note - Sterling is not seen as good enough by Pep. He doesn't have to move on to be supplanted as first choice and Pep likes to rotate anyway.}

08 Jun 2017 15:51:35
I'd assumed that Sterling had been supplanted by Bernardo Silva tbh. With the new lineup being:
B. Silva KDB Sané
Aguero/ Jesus.

{Ed001's Note - yes mate, but Pep likes rotation options.}

11 Jun 2017 03:14:08
Not sure Sanchez is a big fan of any 'rotation policy' Ed001. Still think he will end up at Bayern myself. Imagine the strop Sanchez would throw if he got substituted in a big game or left on the bench altogether. There would be a war between him and Pep.

{Ed001's Note - agreed. I have never seen it as a likely move for him either.}

01 Jun 2017 14:12:27
Hi Ed,
Nice and quiet here so thought I'd ask, is Mendy close to signing from Monaco?
If so, City are getting their business done early and very, very well.

{Ed001's Note - yes.}

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01 Jun 2017 14:25:01
Thank you. I thought it'd be safer on here than the Liverpool page.

{Ed001's Note - and easier.}

01 Jun 2017 15:00:18
Out of interest, Walker for right back and a replacement for Aguero and they're pretty much done? Oh, and a centre back of course.

27 May 2017 17:51:19
Good evening

I notice you say man city are interested in aubameyang but where would he fit in with all the other attackers?


{Ed002's Note - The club were expecting him to replace Aguero but right now Aubameyang is looking like he is heading elsewhere.}

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28 May 2017 15:24:21
Who does it seem that aubameyang will sign for at the moment? Real Madrid?

{Ed002's Note - No it doesn't mean anything.}

26 May 2017 21:41:03
Widely reported that Manchester City have signed Bernado Silva. Given it's not the transfer window currently I'm wondering how this works. Is it simply premature reporting and just some talks between clubs have gone on or have contracts and agreements genuinely been signed?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


{Ed002's Note - Agreement has been reached that he will sign when the window opens but it won't be complete until then.}

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28 May 2017 17:49:23
Ok I see, thanks for the help.

26 May 2017 19:12:40
Good evening

Any news on the latest for Hart and inacheio


{Ed002's Note - There is nothing new on Hart.

Kelechi Iheanacho will leave this summer to get first team opportunities. Dortmund see him as a replacement for Aubameyang and have already been in discussions with Manchester City, Hoffenheim have declared an interest but the request for Southampton to take him on loan has been rebuffed. An offer is on the table from West Ham. Right now his agent is seeking interest from elsewhere.}

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25 May 2017 21:54:23
What is the latest on the future of clichy?

Thank you.

{Ed002's Note - I think it is pretty certain he will leave and his agent will be calling around looking for options - way too early to nail anything down.}

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22 May 2017 12:01:44
Hi Ed,

With 3rd place and a CL spot now confirmed, any news of the targets we will be going for this summer?

I imagine this transfer window is going to be crazy - and not just for us. With Liverpool/ Chelsea needing to improve to handle CL football and both Arsenal/ United striving to get a charge on the top 4 or even the title, this summer is going to be insane.


{Ed002's Note - Quick and dirty but:

Ederson Moraes (GK from Benfica - expected to sign but MU may see him as an option if DDG leaves)
Jordan Pickford (has been looked at but with MC keen on another it seems unlikely)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (unlikely)

Nelson Semedo (RB) (expensive with interest from elsewhere but seems to be the first choice right now)
Hector Bellerin (might be very tough to persuade Arsenal to sell and barcelona are very keen - unlikely)
Fabinho (of interest to MU as well - may be seen as a DM option)
Elseid Hysaj (Napoli would sell but only at a high price)
Benjamin Henrichs (RB – wanted, did not happen in January but he will extend his deal with BL.)

Antonio Rüdiger (back to first choice)
Aymeric Laporte - (a deal was agreed last January but nothing came of it post his injury)
Yerry Mina (approach rejected by player and interest gone in the Palmeiras youngster who will likely head to Barcelona who have a 2018 option)
Virgil van Dijk (still a maybe)
Boubacar Kamara (Summer will see an effort made to secure him for the future - l'OM will resist and don't need the money)
Leonardo Bonucci (unlikely)

Juan Bernat (first choice and Guardiola will push for the Bayern youngster)
Alex Grimaldo (probably a new first choice as a LB if Bernat is not available)
Ryan Bertrand (LB) - Bertrand and Walker seem to be the favourites right now if Bernat and Grimaldo bids fail
Kyle Walker (LB) - Emerging as an expensive option
Benjamin Mendy (versatile but so expensive he may well have been priced out of a move)
Kieran Tierney (everyone and his dog is looking - unlikely)
David Alaba (unlikely)
Jose Luis Gaya (interest is back but probably not)
Djibril Sidibe (interest growing but unlikely)
Ryan Sessegnon (unlikely)
Danny Rose (an expemsive plan B option)
Aaron Martin (LB) - unlikely

William Carvalho - potential long-term Yaya Toure replacement
Ivan Rakitic (there is interest and Barcelona would be open to a high offer)
Tony Kroos (likely heading elsewhere)
Youri Tielemans - No, he will go to ASM
Dele Alli - Not going to happen
Isco - something may be possible

Gelson Martins (will sign a new deal at Sporting and look for a future move to Barcelona or Madrid - don't rule out a bid)
Kylian Mbappe (prefers Real Madrid or PSG – not keen on the idea of the grim north of England with all of the pits and mines)
Andre Silva (MU also interested in the Porto winger)
Thomas Lemar - difficult

Aguero will stay as MC cannot get the player they want. Alexis Sanchez (unlikely - if he leaves it will be to PSG or Juventus)
Moussa Dembele (the player would be dumb to move to MC and demands to be first pick - unlikely)
Messi (will maybe stay at Barcelona but City will bid if the chance comes)
Kasper Dolberg (everyone and his dog is watching him)
Antoine Griezmann (possibly)
Thomas Muller (I suspect interest has gone)
Kylian Mbappé (very unlikely)

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20 May 2017 12:37:04
Hi ed thought it best to ask here. You mentioned on another page that city have talked to Monaco about 2 players fabhino being one. Can I ask who the other player is?

{Ed002's Note - Bernardo Silva - thyey have also asked about Kylian Mbappé but were previously told that he was not for sale.}

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20 May 2017 12:44:42
Thank you ed

13 May 2017 10:16:49
Any city fans on here heard anything regarding paddy Roberts and his man city future? And what the chances of Celtic signing him again on loan or permanently?

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06 May 2017 07:36:46
Pep wants to add two fullbacks, one right sided one left, and a winger. While all that is fairly well known, what surprises me is that Pep is not impressed with Sterling and would be open to letting him go. Surprises me because of his age. I would have thought he was of an age to be moulded into the player Pep wants.

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22 May 2017 00:57:00
It's really surprising as he seemed to rate him earlier on in the season didn't he ed001? Any idea what could have changed his mind?

{Ed001's Note - because of his lack of end product. He should have scored and created about 20+ more goals but his final ball was awful more often than not. The only thing that is going to save him, or could do anyway, is that Navas is going so he might become the rotation option for a season. Depending on who can be brought in.}

03 May 2017 08:20:58
Hey Ed,

Any news on Summer transfer targets?

{Ed002's Note - Much will depend on whether or not the club can obtain a CL spot. Certainly Kyle Walker is of interest.}

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29 Mar 2017 17:30:15
Hi Eds, what's the future of Iheanacho, are there any clubs sniffing around him?

{Ed002's Note - I am not expecting Iheanacho to go anywhere permanently this summer - just perhaps a loan. Next summer things will be different if nothing has changed with respect to his first team opportunities.}

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13 Feb 2017 08:13:21
Hi ed002, any chance of that sharkopod?

{Ed002's Note - It was done some weeks ago.}

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