Spanish football manager Pep Guardiola Sunday became the first manager to win the League Cup in four consecutive seasons when Manchester City beat Tottenham Hotspurs 1-0 in the Carabao Cup final in front of 8,000 fans at Wembley.
Leonel Messi has told Barcelona that he wants to leave the club after nearly 20 years, and he now wants to move to Manchester City, according to Marcelo Bechler of Esporte Interativo.
Pep Guardiola went to war with his former club Barcelona on Wednesday as Manchester City's manager defended his current employers in the wake of their European ban. Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu has thanked UEFA for banning City from the Champions League and Europa League for two years, a shock sentence handed out on Friday which the Premier League champions plan to appeal.
The owner of English Premier League champions Manchester City is selling a US$500 million stake to private equity firm Silver Lake, valuing the football club's owner at US$4.8 billion, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
The father of Juventus forward Carlos Tevez, Segundo Tevez, has been released after being kidnapped for more than eight hours in the city of Morón, in Buenos Aires province. The player later thanked those who had sent their support during the ordeal.