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Swiss International Freddie has passed his medical at what his agent has tweeted as being 'the worlds greatest club'.
So of course the MUEN run a story that he has joined Manchester United, to which his agent tweets they have jumped the gun and that he is knackered after his journey back from Liverpool, maybe there is a clue there as to whom Freddie has joined
All will be revealed shortly
Wednesday the 15th February is the date for City's home cup Fixture against Fulham, to be played at Hyde FC
Admission is £3 Adults £1 Concessions
Manchester City are keeping tabs on Holland's latest teenage sensation Jeroen Lumu.
The 16-year-old Willem II striker became the youngest player to score on his debut in Dutch league football on Friday when he came off the bench to notch the equaliser against FC Eindhoven.
The Netherlands Under-17 star is considered the most exciting talent in Holland right now and is already being tagged a 'wonderkid', despite making just two league appearances.
As mentioned on this site earlier in the month, Jack Redshaw has now left Altrincham and joined Morecambe on an eighteen month contract
If City get past Fulham in their fifth round home tie they will play the winners of WBA or Burnley in another home fixture
MCRAA has received information regarding the arrangement of two reserve games
March 14 Nec Nijmegen (Away)
March 21 Morecambe (Away)
Both have scheduled kick off times of 7pm
BURNLEY have completed the signing of Ben Mee on a three-and-a-half-year deal –
The defender had been in talks over personal terms after Burnley agreed an undisclosed fee with Manchester City.
17-year-old ‘keeper Ashley Frith who came through the Blackburn Rovers and Manchester City academies before joining Glossop where he was a regular before Christmas, has joined Hyde FC. He joins the club as backup to first choice stopper Dave Carnell, who has been an ever-present so far this season.
Bosnian under-17 internationals Semir Music and Ervin Jusufovic are heading to City for trials from parent club Sloboda Tuzla
We also believe Bulgarian striker Serafim Mihailov is having a trial at the club
MCRAA sources tell us that Jose Angel Pozo, of Real Madrid signed for City yesterday(13/1), although this has not yet been confirmed. Pozo was at Platt Lane this morning watching City's under 16 side defeat Everton, with both goals coming from another signing, Marco Lopez.
Pozo was with his mum & dad, and what was possibly a younger brother .He had a grey hoodie on covered by the standard City coat all possible players seem to be issued with
Manchester City have taken teenage Slovenian defender Emir Dautovic on a trial.
The 16-year-old, who is
currently on the books of Slovenian champions Maribor, has been training with City for the past few days
Arsenal are leading the race to sign Southampton left-back Luke Shaw, but face a tough battle with Chelsea and Manchester City for the 16-year-old's signature.
Coventry City have boosted their attacking options by signing Manchester City youngster Alex Nimely on loan for the rest of the season
Andy Thorn is happy to have added Nimley to his squad saying
"Alex is a very, very talented young player for his age in this country. I've liked him for a long time,"
"He's a big talent and there's a lot of clubs after him, Brian Marwood (football administration officer at Manchester City) has done us a big favour and they've agreed to let him come to us.
Swindon Town or Manchester City vPeterborough United or Fulham
City have announced that they have cancelled the contract of reserve keeper David Gonzalez.
The 29-year-old Colombian shot-stopper joined the club in 2009 after a successful trial but never made a competitive appearance for City.
ALTRINCHAM are battling to hang on to Jack Redshaw after receiving an official approach from Blue Square Conference North rivals FC Halifax for their free-scoring striker
Sky sports claim City are tracking Bristol Rovers rising star Shaquille Hunter
They report the 16 year old winger has upto a dozen top flight clubs chasing him and has already been called into the first team squad for a number of games.
Manchester City are leading the chase to sign Brescia keeper Nicola Leali.
Leali, 18, is rated one of the best young keepers in Italy and has already been talked about as the natural replacement for Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon.
Reports in Italy state that Manchester City have been keeping a close eye on his development and Roberto Mancini has sent scouts to watch him in action
According to French paper L'Equipe City are chasing 17 year old St Etienne cental defender Kurt Zouma and that we have already placed a £5million bid for him
German keeper Loris Karius, currently out on loan, has announced via Twitter that he has signed a contract at his current club Mainz until 2014
Manchester City's Academy have snapped up Norwegian prospect Martin Samuelsen.
The 14-year-old midfielder had trained with Manchester United, Liverpool and Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Nir Biton is an Israeli professional player and current under-19 international, who has been described as being a young Peter Crouch who scored twice today in a practice match at Carrington.
City have arranged a date for their MSC tie away at Bury. It will be played at Gigg Lane on Monday 23rd January with a 2pm kick off
Manchester City have sold youth prospect Chris Chantler to Carlisle.
Chantler, who can play on the left side of defence or midfield, had been on loan at Carlisle until January 2.
And Carlisle manager Greg Abbott has struck a deal with City for the 21-year-old, who has penned an 18-month deal at the club.
Citys Manchester Senior cup tie with Bolton Wanderers, due to have been played at Hyde FC has bee re-aaranged for 6 March, 7pm this is due to Citys FA Youth cup tie at Swindon Town being played on the original date.
Manchester City have announced to fans to look out for two further games in the future. The first is a home game agaist Spanish side, ESPANYOL and the other is the re-arrangement of the cancelled fixture away at NEC Nijmegen which is to be played sometime in March
Further info to follow...
Kieran Trippier has joined Burnley on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.
The England under 21 right back, has been on loan at Turf Moor since the start of the season.
Harry Bunn has joined Preston North End loan. He had been at Rochdale.