Leroy Sane remains a transfer target for Bayern Munich, despite Manchester City s desire to keep the young winger at the Etihad.A contract offer remains on the table for the German, which shows just how highly he is rated by manager Pep Guardiola.
Manchester City is a club that has handed some exceptional players a platform to achieve great things over the last decade or so. But not every highly touted youngster has achieved what was expected of them at the Etihad Stadium.
Some of world football s biggest teams have been made to look rather foolish in recent years by their former wonderkids turned stars.
Tottenham Hotspur wonderkid Troy Parrott caught the eye during the international break.The 17 year old marked his Republic of Ireland U21 debut with a goal against Armenia in their European Championships 2021 qualifier last Friday.
The summer transfer window is closed for Tottenham Hotspur, but that doesn apos;t mean all their business is complete.In terms of incomings it is. Tanguy Ndombele, Jack Clarke, Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon are the fab four brought in by Mauricio Pochettino in an attempt to improve on last season apos;s fourth place finish in the Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott was among those left out of the club apos;s U23s friendly at Ebbsfleet United, adding more weight to the theory that he will join the first team on their summer tour to Asia. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino called up a number of development squad players to make up the numbers in pre season training this week with the international players still away.
Mauricio Pochettino was back in his happy place as he led the Tottenham Hotspur players out on to the training pitches at Hotspur Way.Pre season continues at the club apos;s Enfield training complex and after a day spent indoors for the players on Monday as they went through fitness and medical tests, Tuesday saw them outdoors with Pochettino, his assistant manager Jesus Perez and the rest of the Spurs coaching set up and staff, including Pochettino apos;s son, sports science staff member Sebastiano.
Tottenham are on the verge of completing a deal for Leeds United wonderkid Jack Clarke this summer, as Mauricio Pochettino looks to strengthen his squad ahead of next season.The 18 year old broke into the Leeds first team in the last campaign, making 24 appearances, of which only four were starts, scoring twice and providing two assists.
The 16 year old winger was signed by the champions today for an initial fee of 600,000, with add ons taking the deal up to 2million.
Atletico Madrid are planning a raid for Benfica apos;s teenage wonderkid Joao Felix as they prepare themselves to lose Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona .
The 19 year old has been the subject of intense transfer speculation following his superb season in Portugal
Portugal wonderkid Joao Felix will make a decision on his future after the conclusion of the Nations League finals.
If the move is completed it would smash City's current record transfer of 60million paid for Riyad Mahrez
Manchester City are reportedly putting the finishing touches on a deal for Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez.Pep Guardiola had prioritised a move for Ajax wonderkid Frenkie de Jong but the Premier League champions lost out to Barcelona in the race for the 21 year old Netherlands midfielder.
Mauricio Pochettino has carved out a richly deserved reputation for developing young stars but there are some at Tottenham Hotspur who seem to have drifted back out of the spotlight.The list of young players the Argentine has turned into internationals is a long one, but for every Harry Kane, Harry Winks or Luke Shaw, there is a academy product who hasn't quite been able to match Pochettino's demands for one reason or another.
After a tense first 45 minutes at Rodney Parade, in which Newport were holding firm against a strong Manchester City side, the magic of the FA Cup was in full swing.However City turned on the style in the second half, eventually running out 4 1 winners thanks to goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden (2) and Riyad Mahrez.
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer gossip concerning Mauricio Pochettino's side
Aussie wonderkid Arzani hasn't played for the Hoops first team since joining on loan from Manchester City last month
Chelsea's first team are back in pre season next week however the loanees and the academy players are getting back into the swing of things at Cobham.Last season quite a few youngsters got their chance to train with the first team, with a few even breaking through to play for the senior side and impressing with some of their performances.
Lyon's Nabil Fekir is set to sign for Liverpool after the club's Champions League final, according to the latest transfer rumours.The Reds see Frenchman Fekir as a natural replacement for Philippe Coutinho but may be forced to shell out around pound;60million to bring him to Anfield.