Manchester City morning news: Kolarov scores to deny France, Silva defends Spain

A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester City.

Manchester City left-back Aleksandar Kolarov scored a free kick to help Serbia to a 1-1 friendly draw against France.

France had led through a strike from former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

However, Kolarov scored past Hugo Lloris from 25-yards meaning France couldn’t follow up their win against Spain.

Manchester City midfielder David Silva says Spain’s ‘tiki-taka’ style of football isn’t dead.

Spain underperformed at the World Cup and were promptly beaten by France in a friendly last week.

“We’ve won a lot like this (using this style) and Andres Iniesta, Cesc Fabregas and many of us are used to it, I believe we should go on with it,” said Silva.

Manchester City have reportedly started plans over a deal to sign Marco Reus from Borussia Dortmund.

The Star claims City are keen on the German, who has a £25 million release clause.

Reus has been heavily linked with moves to Arsenal and Manchester United throughout the summer.

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