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Berlusconi says Man City favourites to get Guardiola as manager

Berlusconi says Man City favourites to get Guardiola as managerLondon, Nov 26 : AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has admitted he wants former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola at San Siro, but admitted English champions Manchester City is favourites to land the gaffer.

The former Italian prime minister said he has even told his current coach Massimo Allegri that he wants the ex-Barcelona boss at the club.

But Berlusconi admitted his club is facing strong competition from the Premier League to secure the hottest manager in world football.

"Who would not want someone like Guardiola?" the Daily Mirror quoted Berlusconi, as saying.

"We have spoken about it with Allegri. But there are English clubs who are after him. In particular City, who have directors who know him for a long time from Barcelona. We will be in there but it is going to be difficult," he added.

City appointed former Barcelona sporting director Txiki Begirstain as their new director of football operations last month to work with chief executive Ferran Soriano.  (ANI)


AIFF launches academy certification programme

All-India-Football-FederationNew Delhi, April 24 : All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday launched the 'AIFF Academy Certification' which aims to set a standard of youth development in the country through a certification model.  Read more »

'Sympathetic' Mourinho 'feels sorry' for 'axed' Moyes

'Sympathetic' Mourinho 'feels sorry' for 'axed' MoyesLondon, Apr 24 : Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that he feels sorry for sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes.

Mourinho said that he prefers not to comment about the  Read more »

Royal Challengers opt to field against Knight Riders

Royal-Challengers-KKRSharjah, April 24 : Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Thursday.  Read more »

Ex-Pak captain Saleem Malik slams PCB for refusing to review life ban

Saleem MalikKarachi, Apr 24 : Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for refusing to review his life ban over alleged match fixing in 2008.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

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Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »