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De Bruyne looks set to complete a £58m deal after being left out of Wolfsburg's 3-0 victory over Schalke

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Nicolas Otamendi

Nicolas Otamendi to Manchester City: Eliaquim Mangala will not join Valencia on loan as Alvaro Negredo deal complicates move for Otamendi

Valencia still owe City a large portion of the £23.8m they are due to pay for the striker and have offered Otamendi to try and avoid paying the fee

John Terry has brought a Ferrari 275 GTB worth a reported £1.5m

John Terry cheers himself up after Chelsea's 3-0 defeat to Manchester City by showing off his new £1.5m Ferrari 275 GTB on Instagram

Terry was substituted at half-time amid fears Jose Mourinho no longer believed in him but has found a good way to cheer himself up

De Bruyne claimed he will definitely stay with Wolfsburg this season

Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City: Uncertainty over £43m move as De Bruyne commits to Wolfsburg to leave agent 'furious'

De Bruyne has been heavily linked with a move back to the Premier League but claimed on stage that he will remain a Wolfsburg player this season

Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is a transfer target for Manchester City

Kevin De Bruyne latest: 'I'm staying at Wolfsburg this season,' says Manchester City target

Belgian had been linked with a £50million move to the Etihad

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Vincent Kompany celebrates

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero denies his wife slept with Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero in TV interview

Romero and Eliana Guercio deny rumour that has been around since 2006

Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City: Wolfsburg expecting 'difficult week' as Bundesliga club resigned to losing former Chelsea midfielder

City are primed to launch a £43m-plus move for Wolfsburg's De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City: Wolfsburg braced for improved offer after 'rejecting £43m bid'

City have already signed Raheem Sterling and Fabian Delph but look ready to move for the former Chelsea midfielder

Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Chelsea match report appears to have been written by Jose Mourinho as club publish heavily biased account of 3-0 defeat to Manchester City

The Chelsea website appeared to be watching a different game to the 3-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon

John Terry sits on the bench behind Jose Mourinho

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho spells the end for John Terry, frustration for Arsenal's Theo Walcott, Memphis Depay will star for Manchester United

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Nicolas Otamendi

Nicolas Otamendi to Manchester City: City to beat rivals Manchester United to signing of £25m Valencia defender

The deal sees Eliaquim Mangala heading the other direction on loan

A frustrated Jose Mourinho looks on from the stands

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