Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Manchester City have been offered Monaco striker Radamel Falcao for around €70 million. Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Manchester City have been offered Monaco’s Radamel Falcao for around €70 million and are trying to make the deal happen within the constraints of Uefa(...)

 Alvaro Negredo expects to be sidelined for “a few months” due to a fractured metatarsal, the Manchester City striker has confirmed on his Instagram account.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo expects to be sidelined “for a few months” after breaking his foot.The Spain international, who played the firs(...)

Porto’s Brazilian midfielder Fernando appears to be on his way to Manchester City.

Manchester City expect to announce Fernando this week as their first signing of the summer. The 26-year-old midfielder will cost around €20 million fr(...)

Manchester City’s Alvaro Negredo (left) and team mate Jesus Navas have been left out of the Spains squad to trabvel to Brazil for the World Cup.  Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Diego Costa and Fernando Torres have been included in Spain’s final squad for the World Cup, but the Manchester City pair Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Nav(...)

Connor Wickham of Sunderland scores his  second under pressure from Fernandinho of Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester City 2 Sunderland 2 This was a sho(...)

Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring his hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Fulham at Etihad Stadium  in Manchester at the weekend. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Fulham proved obliging opponents for a team entering a defining week in their Premier League season, little more than a means for Manchester Ci(...)

Wigan Athletic’s James Perch  celebrates after scoring their  second goal in the FA Cup quarter-final against   Manchester City  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester City 1 Wigan 2: Manchester City have all the billions in the wor(...)

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque: “There are a lot of forwards  Soldado, Llorente, Villa, Fernando Torres, players who have been a fixture in the national team but we cannot take everyone.”

Fernando Llorente and fellow centre forwards like Fernando Torres and David Villa will find it tough to make Spain’s World Cup squad due to th(...)

Vincent Kompany: “We have six or seven players thinking offensive, and that just means we have to be super-aggressive to recover the ball quickly.”

Vincent Kompany has admitted that Manchester City’s all-out attacking style is their biggest weakness. City have scored 110 goals in all competitio(...)