‘I’d have him at United!’ Fans react as England international is released by Man City

first_imgEnglish players tend to come at a premium price in the Premier League.Unless they’re available on a free transfer, obviously.Then every Tom, Dick and Harry wants to throw their hat into the ring and pick up a potential bargain.Micah Richards has been at Manchester City since 2001, but the England international won’t be with the Citizens next season.The Etihad outfit have, unsurprisingly, decided to release the defender, who was on loan at Fiorentina last term.So, does the 26-year-old have a future in England’s top tier and are there any fans out there who are hopeful their club can secure his signature?Here are the best reactions to the news that talkSPORT could find… 1 Micah Richards last_img read more

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NO CHANCE! Rio Ferdinand says Man City won’t be able to stop Ronaldo and Real

first_imgRio Ferdinand has written off Manchester City’s chances of reaching a first Champions League final.City host Spanish giants Real Madrid in the first leg of their semi-final at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.Real boast an array of superstars – Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale among them – and Ferdinand believes they will expose City’s defensive frailties.The former United defender, speaking on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, said: “If Bale and Cristiano are playing, over the two legs I can’t see Man City being within two goals of Real.“Defensively they have not given me any cause to suggest they are going to be ready to stand up to the talent of Bale and Ronaldo.“Ronaldo has scored 50 goals a season for the last five or six seasons – it is ridiculous.”last_img read more

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