Media Watch – Villa teen a goal for metropolis?
Thursday morning’s media spherical-up has a change snippet, a response to final evening’s FA Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday, a response to the quarter-closing draw, and crew knowledge for the derby.
Let’s get straight into it…
Media Watch: Is Villa teen a target for the town?
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Specific: city and Bayern goal Philogene-Bidace?
They report: “Manchester town is enthusiastic about signing Aston Villa youngster Jaden Philogene-Bida. The left-sided winger has drawn consideration from plenty of European giants this season, together with Bayern Munich and Ajax.
Media Watch: Villa teen a target for metropolis?
“However, he seems set to go away from Villa Park after starting his occupation on the Midlands membership.
“The 17-year-old has developed slightly fast, and he is now been watched using scouts from a lot of European golf equipment.
“metropolis are additionally keeping tabs on Philogene-Bidace, beforehand of the summer season switch window, in keeping with football Insider.”
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Yorkshire put up: Monk rues “offside” intention
It reads: “Sergio Aguero persevered his special file within the Cup with the help of sending city via to the quarter-finals with the only intention of the sport at Hillsborough.
“metropolis had been full value for victory on an evening when the Owls were deservedly afforded plaudits at the least for showing renewed persona, company, and fortitude on a get together when their efforts have been appreciated thru house supporters on the ultimate whistle – a ways cry from the jeers and chants of ‘you might be now not in shape to wear the shirt’ in Saturday’s bad loss to Derby County within the Championship.
“but Monk admitted that city’s winner – on a night after they spurned somewhat a couple of possibilities and have been dominant – nevertheless left a bitter taste in his mouth.
“Monk, who proven that defender Julian Borner and Kieran Lee came off with accidents, said: ‘general, it used to be disappointing to lose the sport, in particular on a function that must have been offside.
‘I would fairly have misplaced it to an intention that used to be once respectable, however that is no longer putting off the rest from Man town, who’s improbable.
‘It was a tricky recreation, on the other hand, we caught at what we needed to do. I used to be once disappointed with the outcome, then again pleased with the extent of commitment and efficiency we took in opposition to an important side.
‘We understood how laborious this sport was going to be and what Manchester metropolis drive you into and we had deliberate for that.’
Evening standard: De Bruyne a doubt for the derby?
They write: “Kevin De Bruyne is a harm doubt for the Manchester derby after missing the city’s FA Cup win at Sheffield Wednesday via damage.
“The 28-365 days-earlier did not go from side to side to Hillsborough for Wednesday’s fifth-spherical tie, which city gained 1-zero, and Guardiola is not sure if he’ll be in shape for Sunday’s best suited League warfare with Manchester United at previous Trafford.
“conversing in his put up-healthy press conference, Guardiola said: ‘Kevin had an issue proper here (shoulder points).
‘He was not a match. within the final game, the remainder minutes he fell in a foul position and had an issue in his again. We don’t know how lengthy (he will be out). optimistically now not a lot.’
FA Cup draw reaction
Chronicle is living: Magpies handed the tough to take a look at
The document: “Newcastle United had been surpassed a difficult quarter-final in opposition to the FA Cup holders Manchester metropolis.
“the one positive for United is that they’ll be at residing in front of a sell-out crowd after they face Pep Guardiola’s aspect.
“But Newcastle fans had been left somewhat deflated after Martin Keown and Chris Waddle, who drew the balls, arrange the crunch tie.
“Newcastle tweeted that the game is ‘reputedly’ to be on Saturday, March 21 however that is a matter to alter with every BBC and BT recreation set to televise the entire fit.
“the other ties pitted Sheffield United at residence to Arsenal, Leicester host Chelsea whereas Norwich or Spurs take on Derby or Manchester United.
“The draw implies that Newcastle’s April 18 go back and forth to Manchester town within the most applicable League will also be rescheduled. that’s the date of the semi-last.”
That’s hooked in to as of late – further of the identical tomorrow.