Related

Article

Caballero eyes first-team action

31 July 2014 12:10

Willy Caballero has warned Joe Hart he has not come to Manchester City just to sit on the bench.

The Argentine goalkeeper, 32, completed a move to the Etihad Stadium from Malaga earlier this month.

Caballero is expected to play second fiddle to England international Hart, but aims to convince Manuel Pellegrini - his former coach at Malaga - he is worthy of a regular starting berth.

"I know the situation now but I will fight to play. The decision will be down to the coach, the boss. I have trained well and I will fight," said Caballero.

"I know my position, but I want to try hard to fight for this position. Joe is a fantastic goalkeeper, but I've come to play - I want to try and take my opportunity.

"It will be difficult, yes, but City are a big club and it's a big opportunity. I want to try in every way I can to play."

Caballero acknowledged that Pellegrini was a major factor in his decision to join City.

"It was a crucial part of me coming to City knowing him from before and having played for him. He was a very important figure in me coming to Manchester City," added the experienced stopper.

"I had no doubt about the move. I think it was necessary for my career, for my life and for my family. It's fantastic for me.

“He hasn't given me any promises. No, I only know that he wanted me. I came here for the best opportunity for my career.

“I don't know if I play in the cup or other tournaments, I don't know anything. But of course I am confident.

"Goalkeepers are a different type of player and I believe in myself."

Sponsored links

Wednesday 24 May

21:30
20:51
20:15
20:04
19:35
19:17
18:30
17:55
17:33
17:32
17:24
16:50
15:31
14:57
14:21
14:07
13:30
13:19
12:47
12:36
11:53
11:04
10:37
10:17
09:45
09:18
09:03
05:20
03:46
02:52
01:19
00:50

Tuesday 23 May

23:43
23:32
23:10
23:04
22:35
22:14
21:50
21:37
20:28
20:25
19:54
19:53
19:33
19:09
19:01
18:46
18:32
18:13
17:53
17:41
17:31
17:07
16:55
16:52
16:36
15:47
15:20
15:10
14:59
13:54
13:15
13:00
12:22
11:46
11:18
11:14
10:12
10:00
09:00
09:00
08:34
04:32
03:48
03:02
01:42
01:07
00:37
00:31

Monday 22 May

23:57
23:28
23:07
21:55
21:10
20:41
20:37
20:10
19:58
19:34
18:58
18:43
18:06
17:19
16:33
16:09
15:20
15:13
15:10
14:43
14:30
13:42
13:17
12:59
12:55
12:15
11:55
11:53
11:05
10:57
10:00
09:19
08:57
04:17
03:42
03:34
02:11
01:49
01:35
01:05
00:54
00:46
00:28
00:15
00:14

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 38 +52 93
2 38 +60 86
3 38 +41 78
4 38 +36 76
5 38 +33 75

Facebook