Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen believes he can now command a larger fee following his impressive performance against Manchester City.Eriksen scored one and set up another as Ajax defeated City 3-1 at home in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Micah Richards has criticised Roberto Mancini's decision to switch to a three-man defence in Manchester City's 3-1 loss to Ajax.City manager Mancini made the switch with scores level in the second half of the Champions League clash but promptly saw his side concede twice in 10 minutes, leaving them rooted to the bottom of Group D with just one point from three matches.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has taken the blame for his team's 3-1 loss to Ajax in the Champions League on Wednesday.The English champions took the lead against the run of play in the first half at the Amsterdam Arena through Samir Nasri, but were brought back to level terms on the stroke of half-time by Siem de Jong's goal.
Ajax's Christian Poulsen feels Manchester City have plenty of talent at their disposal even if David Silva misses their Champions League clash.The two sides meet at the Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday in a crunch Group D fixture, with the Dutch team yet to earn a point while Roberto Mancini's men only have one to their name.
Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany said previous results in the Champions League were irrelevant.City have suffered a slow start to their European campaign, having fallen to defeat at the hands of Real Madrid before scraping a home draw against Borussia Dortmund.
Ajax manager Frank de Boer has hit out at Manchester City's transfer policy, preferring his own club's style and philosophy.The two sides face off in their UEFA Champions League Group D encounter on Wednesday and the Dutch coach, while praising the talent at Roberto Mancini's disposal, insists that his approach is preferable.
Manchester City's striking options could be the difference when they travel to the Netherlands to take on Ajax Amsterdam.Edin Dzeko has scored the most goals for the reigning English Premier League champions with six in 11 games but having only started three games the Bosnia and Herzegovina striker has developed a reputation as a super-sub.
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|24-10||Poulsen wary of City|
|24-10||Kompany focus on present|
|23-10||De Boer critical of City spending spree|
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