From transfer rumours to a word from the opposition boss – it’s your matchday media round up!

First up, we look at predictions for tonight’s Champions League quarter-final, second leg.

Sky Sports pundit, Charlie Nicholas, believes that City will get a win tonight but states that Liverpool could edge into the semi-final on aggregate.

Writing in his Sky column, Nicholas says: “I think we’re going to get drama and I can see my good friend Phil Thompson being on the edge of his seat next to me in the Soccer Special studio.

“This is all about Liverpool scoring one goal to turn City’s need into score five and it will be a major boost if Mohamed Salah is fit.

“I could see City getting 2-0 up because they should have been out of sight by half-time against United, but as they get desperate I expect Liverpool’s attacking pace on the counter to see them safe.

“Charlie predicts: 3-1 and Sterling to score first.”

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Next we hear from Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, after he praised our quality during the pre-match press conference which took place at the City Football Academy.

“They had a fantastic season but they are human beings, thank God,” Klopp stated to the media, as quoted by TalkSport. “They had two results which maybe no-one really expected.

“United were lucky: first half (City) could have scored five or six and United did have a week before the game and City made a few changes.

“When we lost here 5-0 at the beginning of the season, everybody saw the quality of City even when we were one man down, the preparation for the season, signings, the best coach in the world.

“It is clear they would be outstanding but there is no perfect football team in the world. The game doesn’t give you the chance to be perfect.

“I don’t think Barcelona think they are already through against Roma (whom they lead 4-1) because that is football, you have always the chance to respond and to strike back.

“City has the chance to. Most of the people think Liverpool will go through but will lose the game. We have the chance to win.”

Finally we turn our attention to recent transfer gossip as City have been linked with Barcelona starlet Robert Navarro.

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The Daily Mail claims that the Blues were favourites to sign the 15-year-old wonderkid, but have recently cooled interest.

Simon Jones writes: “Arsenal have stepped up interest in Barcelona teenager Robert Navarro.

“Manchester City had been considered favourites after they also expressed an interest in the 15-year-old but are understood to have cooled their pursuit in the past week.

“Barcelona have offered the promising attacking midfielder new terms in the hope of convincing him to remain in Spain ahead of him turning 16 on April 12.

“The Spaniard is eligible to move to a new club when he turns 16 in just three days time.

“If he decides to leave Barcelona’s academy, he will join several other youngsters who have chosen to progress elsewhere.

“The likes of Adama Traore, Alex Grimaldo and Gerard Gumbau all left the academy to ply their trade elsewhere.”

That’s all for today, but we will be back tomorrow with the latest City news and headlines…