After the signing of Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly at Manchester United, The Hard Tackle looks at 5 Ivorians who have graced the Premier League and made a long-lasting impact.
As Mourinho promises to move past his personal rivalry with Guardiola, TheHardTackle looks back at three of the best clashes between the new Manchester United and Manchester City managers.
Marc Bartra has confirmed recently that his release clause has been lowered from 40 million euros to 8 million euros alerting a number of clubs in Europe, particularly from Italy.
Barcelona have reportedly shown interest in Everton defender John Stones.
Barcelona extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 33 games after overcoming a stubborn Arsenal side at the Emirates stadium.
Brazilian striker Neymar Jr. has long been linked with Manchester United even though he appears settled at Barcelona, recent reports are claiming that United have not given up on the player and do not care about how much money it'll take to get him to Old Trafford.
24-year old Spanish midfielder Sergi Guardiola has had his contact terminated by Barcelona mere hours after signing for them because of anti-Catalan statements found on his twitter account.
Former Real Madrid and Manchester United winger, Angel Di Maria is now playing for French giants Paris Saint-Germain and he believes they have what it takes to lure Messi to the club.
Gus Poyet, former Sunderland manager and Uruguayan midfielder, recently spoke about compatriot Luis Suarez' impact at Liverpool FC and how it may have contributed to Brendan Rodger's eventual sacking.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has attracted a lot of backlash from fans, his foul mouthed rant at an assistant referee in the Supercopa and his constant roasting of Real Madrid being two of the main reasons, but he remains unfazed by the jeers.