Stevan Jovetic was part of a depleted squad that has made a real statement in the U.S. and has given Pellegrini the best kind of selection headache ahead of the new campaign.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Liverpool abandoned its pursuit of Loic Remy over medical concerns, but the Northern Irishman insists he will not compromise his high standards in the search for a striker.
The 19-year-old, described as a "gamble" by Arsene Wenger, will join the Gunners as competition for Mathieu Debuchy.
The 22-year-old has been informed that he is surplus to requirements at Emirates Stadium, with Mathieu Debuchy having arrived from Newcastle and Calum Chambers set to sign.
The Brazilian is expected to play as a wing back in Louis van Gaal's 3-4-1-2 system next season, but has been forced to return to Carrington with a groin problem.
The Real Madrid star is honored to top Goal's list for the third time, but says team glory is what really motivates him and he wants more silverware in 2014-15.
The Real Madrid star says it is a "very big honor" to have topped Goal's annual list of the world's most outstanding players.
Presenter Aidan Magee is joined by Goal's Peter Staunton and Greg Stobart as the 50 greatest players of the 2013-14 season are revealed.
The Czech goalkeeper says he is relishing the challenge of competing alongside the 22-year-old, who has been hugely impressive in his three seasons at Atletico Madrid.
The Barcelona star has made the prestigious 2014 list, which will be announced later Monday, but he is the only player from his country to be included.
The France international will continue his career at the Primera Division champion after an impressive spell with Sociedad.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The England international produced a neat finish just five minutes in after pouncing on a deflected effort from Daniel Sturridge
Stefan Jovetic scored twice as Manuel Pellegrini's men cruised to an easy win in Pittsburgh
The man who brought the pair to Serie A believes that their respective careers would be best served by a return to Italy given their lack of game time at the Etihad
The center back becomes Brendan Rodgers's fifth summer signing and third from Southampton, with Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, after rejecting interest from Arsenal and Spurs.
The France international has been impressed by the performances of the striker, who bagged three goals in two games over the weekend.
Fellow new signing Sebastian Rode was also on target as Pep Guardiola's side marched to a comfortable triumph against its Bundesliga rival.
The Belgium international insists he is happy to commit his long-term future to Spurs, and is set to undergo tests on an ankle injury when he returns to training Monday.
The Spain striker netted his first goal for the club ahead of the 2014-15 Premier League season as Jose Mourinho's men came from behind to defeat their Slovenian opponent.
The Reds had agreed to an 8 million-pound deal with Queens Park Rangers for the France international, but problems detected during medical tests have derailed the move.