The Liverpool legend urges the Reds to let the Arsenal target leave
Arsenal are confident they will sign Argentina international before July 4
City midfielder played crucial role in opening goal
Manchester City fell to a shock defeat against Southampton at the weekend
Champions were beaten by Sunderland in their last outing
Manager's derby criticism riles goalkeeper and further aggravates his relationship with senior players
Champions beaten at home by local rivals Manchester United
Mancini has to surely jettison his belief Balotelli has a place in a serious team
View From The Sofa: The Boat Race, BBC 1
Now that the Suarez affair has dragged football into ultimate ignominy – the worry of a bank that its image is being tarnished by association with Liverpool Football Club (it's a bit like Al Capone complaining about the exorbitant cost of a glass of rye) – you have to wonder if the reputation of the English game has much further to fall.
City would be putting their desire to win title ahead of morals if Tevez plays for them
As the big chill bites, footballers find new ways to keep themselves warm
Inter Milan have confirmed they have held talks with Manchester City but not regarding the possible sale of Wesley Sneijder.
Thank God for the passion and the achievement of Mark Cavendish and the uplifting evidence that enough people in this country still value such extraordinary effort they voted him BBC's Sports Personality of the Year in a landslide.
Lancashire's title, Clarke's Open and Cavendish's jersey show that good things come (eventually) to those who wait
The Reverend Mother may have been perplexed when she sang, "How do you solve a problem like Maria?" but, as Roberto Mancini might now reasonably suggest, it could have been a whole lot worse. Imagine the panic if it had been Mario rather than Maria stalking the cloisters.