Profile: James Milner
- Current club: Manchester City
- Date of Birth: 4 January 1986
- Birthplace: Wortley, Leeds
- Position: Winger
‘It’s going to be some tournament’: Rio trip gives England World Cup boost, says Manchester City’s James Milner
A taste of Rio de Janeiro has left the England squad desperate to reach next year’s Brazilian World Cup finals, according to Manchester City midfielder James Milner.
James Milner has urged Manchester City's owners to remain patient and have trust in the team and current manager Roberto Mancini. There appears to be question marks about the long term future of Mancini, who looks set to miss out on winning any silverware this year.
One of the Premier League's all time shocks saw Manchester City win the battle of Manchester, as they travelled to Old Trafford and won 6-1. An amazing 3 goals in injury time made this result seem more like a cricket score, and City go five points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Manchester City took the top spot in the Premier League table after an impressive 4-1 rout of Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium.
Man City manager Roberto Mancini admitted that the club needs more strength in depth, and that they do not have enough midfielders in their squad.
England international goalkeeper Joe Hart has put pen to paper on a new contract at the Etihad Stadium. The player has signed a five year contract worth a reported 90,000 per week.
Alessio Cerci is not yet a Manchester City player, despite a report in Italy suggesting his club Fiorentina have already agreed terms on a transfer. It appears the Italian winger still has to wait a little while longer before making a move to England.
Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish remains tight lipped regarding Anfield transfer activity, insisting that he will not comment on the futures of any of his own players or any potential transfer signings until they are official.
Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is plotting a move for former Villain James Milner, according to reports on Sunday morning. The Man City player will be allowed to leave if £15 million is offered.
With Manchester City and Manchester United not usually needing any additional reasons to hate each other, particularly with a place in the FA Cup final at stake when they meet in the semi-final in April, Micah Richards has nevertheless added fuel to the already raging fire. The City defender, who scored the goal that sent Reading crashing out of the Cup competition at the quarter-final stage, has revealed that he won't hold back in doing all he can to help his side win the clash, and may even be prepared to get a bit physical if the game demands it. The FA Cup odds already indicate it should be a cracking game, and it looks like there will be a little extra spice to things.
Stephen Ireland looks to for a new club in January after he told Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier – via his agent – that he wants out.
Patrick Vieira is confident that Manchester City's aspirations to win the Premier League title will not be negatively affected by the number of star players at Eastlands.
Shock news from the Daily Express this morning, who link Gabriel Agbonlahor with a mega-money move from Aston Villa to Tottenham this summer. It is understood the Villains are prepared to sell some of their stars as they begin a summer of transfer spending.
Paul Merson beleives that England and Aston Villa midfielder James Milner will be quitting the club this summer. It is understood that Roberto Mancini has made him his first target this summer.
Aston Villa midfielder James Milner will reportedly quit the club after the World Cup and complete a mega money move to Manchester City, if reports are to be believed. Milner has given Martin O'Neill a huge headache by announcing he will not commit to a new deal.
It is understood that Aston Villa have offered to make James Milner their highest paid player, in order to scare off interest from Liverpool and Tottenham.
Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill has revealed that he could well move James Milner to central midfield after some sterling performances on both wings for the Villains. Milner is on the fringes of making the England squad after an impressive season this year.
Martin O'Neill has revealed that the club are delighted to have signed James Milner from Newcastle in the summer, and reiterated his opinion that the youngster was worth every penny of his transfer fee.
Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan has denied the rumours that he will be selling James Milner this summer; after Aston Villa reportedly made a £7 million bid for the youngster.
Liverpool are set to ruffle a few feathers at Newcastle after reportedly making a public offer for England under-21 star James Milner.
Rafa Benitez wants to strengthen his squad to fight for the Premier League and is eyeing on Newcastle's James Milner.