Manolo Gabbiadini has said he wants to become a free kick expert like Pierre van Hooijdonk.
Adam Lallana needed to seek the advice of Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier before deciding whether to make the £25 million summer move to Liverpool.
A round up of morning news stories about Manchester City.
Leeds United and Watford bosses played together for Partizan Belgade in 1991.
Southampton's Victor Wanyama says his favourite ground is Liverpool's Anfield.
Newcastle United midfielder Ryan Taylor played in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Burnley on Tuesday and is edging closer to match fitness.
Queens Park Rangers legend Rodney Marsh believes that defender Rio Ferdinand is past his prime.
Patrice Evra is impressing early on at Juventus.
Croatia boss talks up Luka Modric.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has taken to La Liga like a duck to water.