• Guardiola will succeed at Manchester City, but will need time – Ballack

    Guardiola will succeed at Manchester City, but will need time – Ballack

    Michael Ballack believes Manchester City represents a “big, big project” for Pep Guardiola and hopes the former Bayern Munich boss will get the time he needs to succeed.

    Guardiola has made an impressive start to life at the Etihad, an edgy 2-1 win over Sunderland and a 4-1 dismantling of Stoke City sandwiching a 5-0 thrashing of Steaua Bucharest in the Champions League.

    Former Germany international Ballack was impressed by Guardiola’s work in the Bundesliga and is confident he will bring further […]

  • Chelsea new boy Kante must adapt to playing for Chelsea – Ballack

    Chelsea new boy Kante must adapt to playing for Chelsea – Ballack

    The former Blues midfielder has hailed the France international’s arrival at Stamford Bridge but has warned him he needs to adjust to life under the spotlight week-in week-out.

    Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack says N’Golo Kante must adapt to the demands of a bigger club following his transfer from Leicester City.

    The France international moved to Stamford Bridge for a reported £32 million fee after helping to inspire Leicester to last season’s remarkable Premier League title win.

    Kante made his full debut in […]