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The 33-year-old set for a return to the Premier League from Fenerbahce

Genoa sack coach Gasperini

Genoa coach Gian Piero Gasperini became Serie A's first managerial casualty of the season proper on Monday when he was sacked by the big spenders.

Macheda says Rooney is 'a bit of a chav'

Federico Macheda's return to Old Trafford after his Italy Under-21 duty could prove a little awkward after the 19-year-old made an indiscreet comment to Italian journalists about his beleaguered Manchester United team-mate, Wayne Rooney.

Rooney is 'working class and vulgar' says Macheda

Federico Macheda may be in line for a tricky return to Old Trafford after an indiscrete comment to Italian journalists about beleaguered Manchester United team mate Wayne Rooney.

Gascoigne's appointment at Garforth yet to be finalised

Paul Gascoigne's appointment as manager of Garforth Town is not yet a done deal. Reports yesterday claimed the former England midfielder had already been confirmed as the boss of the Evo-Stik First Division North League club but talks remain ongoing between Gascoigne and the Garforth owner, Simon Clifford.

Gascoigne close to Garforth Town appointment

Paul Gascoigne's appointment as manager of Garforth Town is not yet a done deal.

Danish legend Laudrup vows to win battle with cancer

The former Denmark forward Brian Laudrup has revealed he is undergoing treatment for cancer.

Santa Cruz open to future Lazio move

Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz has not given up hope of playing in Serie A in the future.

Lazio not bothered by Santa Cruz deal failure

Lazio president Claudio Lotito does not consider it a failure the club did not secure the services of Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz.

Milner: I joined City because I'm desperate to win trophies quickly

James Milner has said he feels no sense of guilt that his transfer contributed to Martin O'Neill's resignation at Aston Villa. O'Neill walked out of the club five days before the start of the season after failing either to keep the England midfielder at Villa Park or to receive assurances from the owner, Randy Lerner, that the £24m transfer fee from Manchester City would be made available for team strengthening.

Club guide: West Ham United

Title: 2,000-1 Relegation: 5-1 Sack Race: 16-1

Club guide: Manchester City

Title: 13-2 Relegation: 750-1 Sack Race: 7-1

We'll be better than Reds, says City hatchet man

It is 42 years since Manchester City were last crowned as the English top-flight champions yet, according to their new signing Aleksandar Kolarov, there is little danger of the club getting anywhere near the point of raising their bat to the pavilion for the most undesired of half-centuries.

Garrido leaves Manchester City for Lazio

Javier Garrido's three-year stay at Manchester City has come to an end after the club today announced he has joined Serie A giants Lazio.

Manchester City complete signing of Kolarov

Manchester City have continued their summer spending spree with the signing of Aleksandar Kolarov after the Lazio left-back passed his medical.

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