In the absence of domestic football, it's transfer speculation that keeps the pot boiling with 'alerts', 'coulds' and 'woulds' the order of the day.
Thursday's Manchester City media round-up...
A trio of midfielders – Ilkay Gunodgan, Leroy Sane and Yaya Toure – all feature in today’s media round-up.
John Stones leads the way in our compilation of today’s City-centric headlines, whiles there’s also quotes from a Bacary Sagna and reports of a target in Portugal.
An absorbing affair, packed with action and incident, ensured media outlets of the footballing world have plenty to discuss in the aftermath.
Sunday media talk
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp spoke of his admiration for the style of play implemented by Pep Guardiola at City.
The inquest to Wednesday's stingining Champions League night rumbles on, there's a tactical look at Sunday's Premier League featuring our so-called 'Triple S' plus your usual daily dose of transfer speculation.
All the latest media talk...