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David Gonzalez has joined Leeds United on loan until the end of the season
Yeovil Town announced the signing on youth loan of midfielder Andrew Tutte until the end of the season, but interestingly they also said his departure marked the end of almost a decade of association with City. So it looks as though he has gone permanently.
David Ball has also left City after being at the club since the age of nine as
Peterborough United ther City striker l for an undisclosed fee. Ball has agreed a two-and-a-half year contract at London Road
There are unconfirmed reports in the SCOTTISH SUN that CELTIC have issued a 'hands off' warning for Islam Feruz amid fears that megabucks Manchester City are trying to nab the 15-year-old Somalian
SunSport understands Feruz was whisked away by City officials after flying into Manchester with the rest of the Scotland Under-17s squad 12 days ago.
Manchester City's young Swedish striker John Guidetti has stated that he is contemplating signing a new three-year deal at the Eastlands club.
The former Brommapojkarna player wants to stay at the club but has reportedly become unsettled due to the amount of strikers City are buying.
The 18-year-old, whose contract runs out in the summer, told Swedish website fotbollskanalen.se: "I want to fight on the same terms as everyone else.
"They offered me a three-year contract in the first team pretty recently, and it is of course incredibly large.
Here at MCRAAA we have received a couple of unconfirmed reports that City have offered Uwe Rosler some kind of role at the academy. It is believed that he will be helping/coaching the clubs young strikers but for how long, that is yet to be known
Manchester City right sided reserve and England youth player Javan Vidal has gone out on loan to league two leaders Chesterfield until February 26th. Vidal's prospects at City are pretty slim with many right sided players in front of him in the first team squad and so it is up to him to make an impression at Chesterfield or he could see a burgeoning professional football career slipping through his fingers.
On the injury front...
Omar Elabdellaoui has broken a metatarsal so will be missing for a few weeks.
Ahmed Benali is recovering from his ankle surgery and is now back running.
Sean Tse is continuing his recovery from his knee problems
Skysports are reporting that City are set to recall Ryan McGivern from his loan spell at Walsall.
City are thought to be prepared to loan out the full-back again so that he can continue his development with regular first-team action
Kelvin Etuhu is heading for the exit door at City after rejecting the offer of a new contract
Nottingham Forest,Middlesbrough, QPR and Blackpool have all expressed an interest with a decision on his next destinantion expected in the next couple of weeks
Despite being linked with a move to Motherwell earlier in the week, The People are reporting that Donal will be joining League one side Plymouth on loan for the rest of the season, with a view to a permanent move.
The People are reporting that Dedryck Boyata will be joining Wigan Athletic on loan, to give him more first team experience thay also say Belgian side Standard Liege have asked about Boyata.
Frozen out at Manchester City, winger Karl Moore was Irelands outstanding player as an Irish XI secured third place at the FIFPro Winter Tournament in Oslo recently.
Moore, attracted plenty of attention from the dozens of Scandinavian scouts and coaches in attendance.
Released by City last summer after a serious back injury, he played the second half of the season at UCD but has since struggled to find a club.
Ghanaian teenager Razak Nuhu is on the verge of convincing Manchester City reserves coach Andy Welsh to offer him a deal at Eastlands.
Nuhu, who turns 20 in May, has been on trial at the English Premier League side for close to two months and has reportedly impressed the technical team of the reserves side.
The Aspire Academy’s left-back physical presence and technical qualities has scored him full marks.
Motherwell manager Stuart McCall is keen to improve his squad by signing Manchester City winger Donal McDermott on loan for the rest of the season
City's director of football Brian Marwood is quoted as saying "We are looking to get Donal out on loan to continue his development. This is a good option for him and it's up to the player to see if he wants to go."
Scunthorpe have today completed the one month loan signing of City midfield player Abdisalam Ibrahim
Swindon forward David Ball has returned to Manchester City at the end of his six-month loan spell with the League One club
Ball scored three goals in 21 appearances, 12 of which came from the bench, and manager Danny Wilson is now in the market for a replacement.
"David's going back to Manchester City," Wilson told STFC Player. "I think it's sensible really because he's not been starting games.
"He's been fantastic for us, a great lad to have around but if he's going to be sat on the bench then it's not really productive from his point of view.
"I think he needs to be playing games, possibly go somewhere else where he is guaranteed games, which is fine
Manchester City are leading a three-club race to sign Scottish prospect Jack Grimmer.
The 16-year-old became the youngest player in Aberdeen's history when he made his debut in April 2010, coming on as a substitute against Rangers.
The teenage utility player has now made two appearances in the Scottish Premier League and is captain of Scotland's Under-17 side
City's postponed Manchester Senior Cup tie at home to Stockport County has been re-arranged for Wednesday, April 27 at Hyde (7pm).
Well at least if you believe Skysports.com
Skysports.com understands Stockport County are considering Manchester City's Under 21 coach Steve Eyre as a replacement for Paul Simpson
Eyre has impressed during his time working with City's Under 21 squad and he could be offered the opportunity of a first managerial role at Stockport.
John Guidetti has today been recalled by Manchester City at the end of his loan spell.
The Swedish U21 international returns to his parent club after making two starts in five appearances for Burnley during his one-month spell.
Manchester City have invited Brazil youth international goalkeeper Luis Guilherme to train with them.
The 18-year-old made a similar move to Arsenal when he was just 15 but returned home to sign a professional contract until 2015 with Botafogo.
Guilherme will work with City’s youth team and insists his focus is on improving rather than attracting a transfer bid, but there is no date set for his recall.
‘I want to make the most of it,’ he said. ‘If there is the possibility of a transfer, I’ll be happy. I want this to be a new chance to gain experience at another football school and experience a different culture.’
The 6ft 1in keeper, who has represented Brazil up to Under-17 level, believes he will have no problems fitting in at Carrington after his experience with the Gunners.
Ben Mee has joined Leicester City on loan until the end of the season after penning a new deal with the Blues
Gregg Cunningham suffered a bad leg break whilst playing for Leicester today at Hull.
Manchester City have made contact with Anderlecht over teenage striker Romelu Lukaku to say they are ready to meet the £18million asking price.
The 17-year-old has year-old has been the subject of strong interest from Real Madrid and Chelsea, while Arsenal have also watched him extensively