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Guardian - Tue Jan 22 4:29 PM
• Defender has not featured since November injury • ‘This is an unusual situation to be in when it is a semi-final’ Pep Guardiola has confirmed Benjamin Mendy has the opportunity to begin his comeback from his latest injury in Manchester City’s Carabao Cup second leg semi-final at Burton. The Pre...
Guardian - Mon Jan 21 12:00 PM
Some youth players are given their chance in the FA Cup, others are sent on loan and the unlucky ones are shown the door By Gavin Willacy for Playing in the Shadows The new year brings new starts for reserve-team players. Having not played during the first-team’s manic festive period, many of the...
Guardian - Mon Jan 21 7:34 AM
Unai Emery gets better of Maurizio Sarri, Mohamed Salah takes shine off his milestone and Riyad Mahrez victim of City’s power While these have been a troubled few weeks for Arsenal, with Sven Mislintat’s impending exit set to leave a big hole in their recruitment department, their victory over Ch...
Guardian - Sun Jan 20 10:30 PM
Jürgen Klopp’s team showed again against Crystal Palace how adept they are at eking out victory but James Milner’s late red card exacerbates a defensive problem Mention the title to Jürgen Klopp and he tends to go into meltdown but there are days and there are games when a 29-year-old dream sharp...
Guardian - Sun Jan 20 5:34 PM
• ‘We need more pace, more passes in a row, ’ said City manager • Huddersfield set to announce new manager, Jan Seiwert Pep Guardiola says his team must improve if they are to overhaul Liverpool at the top of the Premier League and fulfill the sky-high ambitions they have for this season. Goals f...
Guardian - Sun Jan 20 3:39 PM
For a team with Manchester City’s ambitions, Huddersfield were obliging opponents. Pep Guardiola’s team duly took advantage of a side whose toes seem tagged for the relegation morgue and, in the process, renewed their threat in the title race. The gap at the top of the table is back to four point...
Guardian - Sun Jan 20 2:41 PM
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Guardian - Sun Jan 20 1:02 PM
Updates from the 1.30pm GMT kick-off Live scores – all Sunday’s goals as they go in And why not email Rob with your thoughts 1.01pm GMT Yes, yes, I am a buffoon , for I totally forgot Manchester City 6-1 Huddersfield earlier this season. Ach. In my defence, I didn’t cover that game. Related: Manc...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 10:45 PM
• Former Manchester United manager points our rivals’ spending • ‘Pep made great decisions, great decisions that were supported’ The former Manchester United manager José Mourinho has claimed Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp were afforded more luxuries than him in the Premier League. The Portuguese...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 5:12 PM
The good news for Manchester City is that Liverpool suddenly look quite vulnerable. They conceded three goals here and ended up with 10 men after James Milner had, almost inevitably, picked up a second yellow for a foul on Wilfried Zaha. The bad news is that they are still winning, even in advers...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 12:00 PM
David Wagner achieved miracles at the club but ineffective signings left them bottom with only 13 goals in 22 games When Pep Guardiola pitches up at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday, he might reflect on different kinds of wealth. Nothing he ever achieves at Manchester City will inspire a satisf...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 9:00 AM
Most Huddersfield fans were sad to see David Wagner leave as manager despite the club’s position at the bottom of the Premier League. Beating Manchester City while under the caretaker charge of Mark Hudson would go some way to cheering up the locals and convincing them that relegation is not a ce...
Guardian - Fri Jan 18 6:41 PM
• Manager says he still respects Leeds’s Marcelo Bielsa • Guardiola considering buying new left-back in summer Pep Guardiola has said his Bayern Munich team were spied on but that he would never resort to such tactics in England, as the fallout from the Marcelo Bielsa affair continued. Bielsa has...
Guardian - Wed Jan 16 7:46 PM
• Palaversa has made first-team breakthrough this season • Midfielder to carry on at Hajduk until summer Manchester City have reached an agreement with Hajduk Split to sign the highly rated 18-year-old central midfielder Ante Palaversa for an initial £7m. Related: Transfer window January 2019 – e...
Guardian - Tue Jan 15 8:35 PM
• Club argues claims are based on ‘hacked or stolen’ emails • Uefa wrote to City inviting comment before Christmas Manchester City have refused to give Uefa any comment on allegations that they breached financial fair play regulations and misled the governing body because the club argues the clai...
Guardian - Tue Jan 15 1:53 AM
Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City beat 10-man Wolves 3-0 on Monday to cut Liverpool's title advantage to four points. Pep Guardiola said despite the win, his team's movement in the final third could have been better after they went ahead with a flowing move on 10 minutes. The City ma...
Guardian - Mon Jan 14 11:47 PM
• ‘I don’t have magician’s ball about how many points we need’ • Nuno Espírito Santo has no complaints over Boly red card Pep Guardiola said he has no “magician’s ball” to tell him how many points Manchester City may need to defend their Premier League title following Monday’s 3-0 win over Wolves...
Guardian - Mon Jan 14 10:29 PM
Wolves’ defensive midfielder overshadowed by Pep Guardiola’s current all-rounder although his opportunities were limited by Willy Boly’s early red card If Kevin De Bruyne was a surprise omission for Manchester City, this was an evening when Rúben Neves could illustrate why Pep Guardiola rates him...
Guardian - Mon Jan 14 9:56 PM
If there is one thing that Liverpool should know, squatting defiantly at the top of the Premier League, it is that Manchester City have no intentions of seeing another team remove the championship trophy from their possession. Pep Guardiola’s team made that clear when Liverpool were the visitors...
Guardian - Mon Jan 14 7:16 PM
Minute-by-minute updates from the 8pm GMT kick-off Guardiola says City will not pay £100m for Neves Send your emails to Simon here | Or tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.16pm GMT Dressing-room watch: I do like the photographs stuck above each player’s kit cubbyhole here, just in case the name and number isn...
Guardian - Sun Jan 13 10:30 PM
• Guardiola: ‘There are many holding midfielders in the world’ • Manager admits club ‘have a limit and cannot spend more’ Pep Guardiola said Manchester City “are not going to pay £100m for a holding midfielder” such as Rúben Neves of Wolves or any other similar footballer to provide competition f...
Guardian - Sun Jan 13 10:30 PM
• Full-back says victory at Brighton was ‘massive’ • Liverpool open up seven-point gap on Manchester City Andy Robertson believes the title battle between Liverpool and Manchester City will be fought to the bitter end and that, with the margin for error so slim at this stage, performance levels a...
Guardian - Sat Jan 12 8:59 AM
Having beaten Liverpool and then scored 16 in their last two matches Manchester City will be delighted with a fourth consecutive home match when Wolves arrive on Monday. Nuno Espírito Santo’s side are ninth with 29 points but a negative goal difference does not augur well for their meeting with t...
Guardian - Fri Jan 11 3:54 PM
• Striker, 21, wishes family had stayed in UK • ‘We cannot substitute the mother, ’ says Pep Guardiola Pep Guardiola said Manchester City are ready to help Gabriel Jesus if the striker finds life difficult now his family have returned to Brazil. Jesus’s relatives had been with him in England for...
Guardian - Fri Jan 11 12:55 PM
• Manchester City have the heavier domestic workload • Klopp: ‘You can do a lot of wrong things with a week to train’ Jürgen Klopp has claimed Liverpool’s FA Cup exit does not hand his team an advantage in the title race despite Manchester City’s heavier workload. Whereas Pep Guardiola’s second-p...
Guardian - Fri Jan 11 12:01 AM
Liverpool have a defensive dilemma, Spurs could struggle in midfield against Paul Pogba and United, while Rafael Benítez is unlikely to go on the attack at Stamford Bridge Mousa Dembélé’s impending move to Beijing Guoan is a reminder of Tottenham’s lack of depth in important areas. The Belgian mi...
Guardian - Thu Jan 10 8:58 PM
• Austin admits he made gesture to Manchester City fans • Troy Deeney charged by FA over remarks about referee The Southampton striker Charlie Austin has been handed a two-match suspension by the FA after admitting making a gesture towards Manchester City fans during the recent Premier League gam...
Guardian - Thu Jan 10 3:26 AM
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was pleased to see his side effectively reach the final of this year's Carabao Cup after his side thrashed third tier outfit Burton Albion 9-0 - with four goals from striker Gabriel Jesus - at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The first-leg result marked the l...
Guardian - Wed Jan 9 11:35 PM
• Burton manager sees funny side after 9-0 semi-final defeat • Pep Guardiola: ‘It’s an honour to play against a Clough’ Nigel Clough managed to retain his sense of humour after Burton’s 9-0 trouncing by stating he hoped Pep Guardiola had “more than one glass” of wine on offer for the post-match d...
Guardian - Wed Jan 9 10:22 PM
Brazilian hits four goals past Burton after manager challenges him to dislodge Sergio Agüero from the central striking role This was Gabriel Jesus’s first four-goal haul for Manchester City could not have been better timed. After Pep Guardiola’s pre-game stance that the Brazilian and Sergio Agüer...