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Manchester City flies to Istanbul
Falling Paris Saint-Germain in the semifinals after their victory (2-0) last night, Manchester City qualified for their very first Champions League final. “Next stop Istanbul”, title The Guardian, this morning. A meeting during which a man shone: Riyad Mahrez. A service hailed by the Daily Telegraph as well as the Daily Mirror which evoke a “Wonder” from the former Le Havre. Finally The Sun puts forward another man: Pep Guardiola. Arrived on the bench of City in July 2016, the Catalan technician reached for the very first time the final of the competition with the Skyblues. An objective set by the owners since the acquisition of the club. It will therefore be necessary to complete the work at the end of the month to be able to fully enjoy it afterwards.
Barça will be able to go on the offensive for Neymar
If England celebrates the victory of Manchester City, part of Spain also relishes the Parisian elimination this morning. Especially in Catalonia where SPORT title “Neymar outside”. The pro-barça daily does not let go and believes that this elimination could push the Brazilian to leave Paris. Same story for Mundo Deportivo this morning. “Attentive to Neymar”, can we read in the newspaper of the day. While the Brazilian seemed to have agreed with PSG for an extension, the rumor of his return to FC Barcelona is gaining momentum, and as long as the officialization is not public, the soap opera could well go on forever at least until next summer.
José Mourinho puts Italy in turmoil
The announcement took everyone by surprise yesterday: José Mourinho will be Roma’s next coach. “Tell me José”, headline the Roman daily he Romanista, this morning. An arrival with great fanfare as shown on the front page of The Gazzetta dello Sport which title, this morning: “Avé Mou”. The newspaper with pink paper that goes strong by qualifying him as the new Roman emperor. Finally, Tuttosport We learn a little more about the bottom of the transaction, and according to the daily transalpine, the Portuguese is committed for the next three seasons and will receive nearly 7 M € per year in his new club.