FC Barcelona manager Vilanova steps down, while Manchester City bid £25.8m for Benfica winger Eduardo Salvio. Sunderland complete Emanuele Giaccherini-deal.  Tito Vilanova Steps Down FC Barcelona manager has decided to step down from his position due to a cancer relapse. Sandro Rosell and Andoni Zubizarreta have called an emergency press conference to make the announcement. Vilanova won the Spanish La Liga in his first season as Barcelona coach, but his intermittent absence hampered the team’s chances of more silverware last season when they were left in the inept hands of Jordi Roura. The 44-year-old had surgery in December 2012 and spent 10 weeks in New York to have chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He eventually returned, but it was too little too late and the momentum gathered in the first half of the season, where they won 18 of the 19 matches, saw then lift the domestic title from the clutches of Real Madrid. Assistant Rubi, who was coach of 2nd division […]