Manchester City youngster John Guidetti has turned down a new deal with the Premier League club.
City have offered Guidetti an extension to his current contract, which runs out at the end of the season.
But the 19-year-old hotshot feels his future lies elsewhere and hopes to secure a move to Germany, Italy or Spain as he will be a free agent.
However on his twitter the following appears....
unconfirmed rumours are circulating that Gai Assulin and an unnamed player are to go on season long loan to sheff wed next season
CHELSEA are locked in a tug-of-war with Manchester City over French whizkid Jean-Christophe Bahebeck.
The Paris St Germain striker, 17, who has been dubbed 'the new Anelka', has already appeared six times in the first team.
Bahebeck is available on a free transfer as he does not have a professional contract and Juventus and Inter Milan are also watching the situation
City's Under 15 side exited the Ferroli cup at the group stages, they never fully recovered from an opening 0-1 defeat to A.C. ChievoVerona, and despite forcing a 1-1 draw with group winners F.C. Internazionale they lost their final game to Vicenza Calcio 2-3.
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According to the player's agent Jim Solbakken, Johansen has been the subject of interest from other clubs, but he was happy to be at Eastlands.
"We are negotiating a new contract. So we will see what happens," Solbakken told VG Nett.
"City have wished a new contract and we are having good dialogue.
"Eirik really likes it here. It is a great club with good facilities. On a whole he has it really good.
"Eirik has been on the bench in some games and travelled with the club pretty much the last two or three months."
Hot on the heels of their success in winning the Sky Sports Victory Shield last week, the England U16s have now turned their attention to the annual international Montaigu Tournament in France later this month.
Both Devante Cole and Shay Facey have been named in the squad of 18.
A solitary goal from Adam Drury, converting a cross from Alex Henshall ,was enough to give City's academy side the win, in the second of their tournament games.
If the UAE do not defeat Qatar then City will progress through to the semi final stages of the competition where they are likely to face Valencia/Al Jazira or the Tunisian National U17 side.
Halsall, Coulson, Plummer, Kennedy, K Skosgrud, Clowes, Emmanuel Nana Akyen(T from Right to dream academy), Evans, Robinson, Drury, Henshall
Not much is known as of yet about the tournament City's academy side are participating in over in Abu Dhabi. They however played their first game last night against whom who are not sure except to say it was either a Quatar national team or a team from Quatar.
City lost 2-4 with goals coming from Bradley Robinson & Kieran Kennedy. As soon as we find out more details we will update the site
see the attached link for further details.
Lawlor, Coulson, T Skosgrud, Kennedy, K Skosgrud, Rusnak, Drury, Evans, Cole, Robinson, King
Plummer and Halsall came on in the second half, the latter after Plummer collided with Lawlor who went off with a vertabrae injury
Manchester City, Valencia, Club Africain and Qatar’s Under-17 team have confirmed their participation in the Al Jazira International Friendly Tournament from April 3-13.
The quartet, including two of Europe's most recognisable names, are part of the six-team competition, which also includes hosts Al Jazira and the UAE U-17s.
Al Jazira have been drawn in Group One along with Africain and Valencia, while the UAE is in the other half of the competition and has Qatar and the Abu Dhabi-backed Manchester City for company.
The tournament is being held under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), with the top two finishers from the group stages qualifying for the semi-finals.
Al Jazira Academy board member Hamad Al Shabibi said: “This is our first U-17 tournament. We contacted many countries so that Jazira’s younger players would get a chance to play with international players.”
Al Jazira CEO Phil Anderton added: “To host a tournament like this on the time scale we have had is simply superb and shows the direction we have.
“We’ve had great support from ADSC. An event of this scale needs good facilities and our players stand to benefit from this as they will come up with players from Europe and Africa and Qatar.
“For our boys to play with them is good experience because most of them will play in the first team in the future.”
Anderton says bringing people into the stadium will be a challenge, but he says the club will be doing its best to usher in fans.
“We’re going to try and get people to come and support the teams, but it’s clear that we’re not expecting tens of thousands of people to come since it’s not adult tournament, but U-17 games.”
Jazira Technical Directory Andre Wetzel said the tournament is a chance for the club’s youngsters to prove their worth and make their point ahead of the forthcoming junior tournament organised by Dutch Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag.
“We are excited that this tournament can be delivered. Our main goal in putting this together is for the development of future players. They need to learn to cope with playing under pressure and in big stadiums and in front of a larger audience,” Wetzel said.
“In the next two to three months these boys will have to step up towards a brand new Al Jazira academy and then they will also be going to Holland at the end of May for a junior tournament. That tournament is from May 19-25 and that will be the second great experience for the players.”
ADSC’s Talal Al Hashimi added: “An event like this is sure to help in the development of our youth. ADSC is investing in the future of our youth and our association will bring together youngsters from different parts of the world.”
His brother (Shaleum) is still at City, but since leaving City Carlos has been at several clubs Darlington, Bradford City(Loan),Altrincham, Barrow, Hyde, Telford United9Trial), Northwich Victoria and most recently he joined Droylsden
With Mohammed Abu on loan at Norwegian Premier League team Stromgodset IF, and having been joined by Razak Nuhu a third City youngster has joined them on loan, Omar Elabdellaoui
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