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The Sun - Sun Oct 15 11:17 PM
ANTONIO CONTE launched a furious attack on his Chelsea flops after their shock defeat at rock-bottom Crystal Palace. The 2-1 loss left the reigning Premier League champions NINE POINTS adrift of table-topping Manchester City. Conte said: “The performance of the whole team was bad, not one or two...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 11:06 PM
CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN is warning Zinedine Zidane he had better not make the same mistake about Tottenham as Pep Guardiola did. Guardiola calling Spurs “the Harry Kane team” was a bad joke gone wrong. And the England star proved it is not the case by having a poor game in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Bourn...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 10:30 PM
ANDY CARROLL has been branded ‘nasty’ by one of his West Ham team-mates. The striker was sent off in the 1-1 draw at Burnley for two brainless challenges within just TEN SECONDS of game time. And Carroll got a rocket from Pablo Zabaleta for the elbows on James Tarkowski and Ben Mee which left the...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 7:57 PM
IF the PFA Player of the Year award was given out now then Kevin De Bruyne would be stitched on for it. And Manchester City favourite Paul Lake, for one, will be praying the brilliant Belgian can maintain his amazing form. His wife Joanne — a writer and City fanatic — tweeted on Saturday evening …
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 5:52 PM
LIVERPOOL legend Steve McManaman has claimed Premier League champions Chelsea are a ‘ghost side’ compared to the one that won the title. The Blues suffered a shock loss at the hands of Crystal Palace on Saturday, as the Eagles netted their first goals in the league and picked up their first point...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 5:09 PM
BARCELONA are in real danger of losing starlet Abel Ruiz with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City keeping tabs on the youngster. The 17-year-old has dazzled this month in Spain’s U-17 World Cup side – where he has helped them reach the Round of 16 – where they will face France. According to the...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 11:49 AM
STUNNING photos reveal the life of luxury Pep Guardiola is living as Manchester City boss. The Spaniard has based himself in a luxury city-centre apartment block as he manages his star-studded squad. City Suites on Chapel Street boasts state-of-the-art facilities including a gym, swimming pool an...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:05 AM
GABRIEL JESUS struck twice to put Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in seventh heaven. But it was Belgian international Kevin De Bruyne who went through his full repertoire of assists as City once again ran riot at the Etihad. Mark Hughes has pulled off some notable results against City since his s...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:31 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are set to pull the plug on England Under-20 star Isaac Buckley-Ricketts’ loan move to Dutch side FC Twente. The striker, 19, went to Holland on a season-long loan in the summer. But he has not played as much as he or Etihad chiefs would have liked. And it means City are set …
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:30 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA wants Ryan Bertrand to boost Manchester City’s title hopes. The City boss will target a left-back and left-sided centre-back in the January sales. And £30million-rated Bertrand is in his sights to cover for crocked Benjamin Mendy. The Southampton full-back, 28, was on City’s radar i...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:30 PM
WHEN Raul Caneda met Pep Guardiola in Mexico, he expected him to get on the next flight back to Spain. The Manchester City coach’s glittering playing career had seen him light up the Nou Camp. And here he was on the other side of the Atlantic in a 20, 000-seater stadium in a region known for …
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 4:52 PM
GABRIEL JESUS struck twice to put Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in seventh heaven. But it was Belgian international Kevin De Bruyne who went through his full repertoire of assists as City once again ran riot at the Etihad. Mark Hughes has pulled off some notable results against City since his s...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 3:39 PM
MANCHESTER CITY players wore special T-shirts to commemorate their recently-injured team-mate Benjamin Mendy ahead of their home clash against Stoke. The shirts mirror the act carried out by City players last season in tribute to Ilkay Gundogan, who was sideline with a long-term injury. Last seas...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 2:18 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA has urged David Silva to commit his long-term future to Manchester City by extending his contract. The Spain international has been a mainstay in City’s side since joining from Valencia in 2010 for £25 million. The 31-year-old has two years to run on his current contract , having si...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 9:19 AM
PEP GUARDIOLA has continued his war of words with Mauricio Pochettino and called the Spurs boss’ attack a mistake. Poch went off on one at the Manchester City chief, claiming his comments of Spurs being ‘the Harry Kane team’ were “sad” and disrespectful”. But Guardiola has now defended his commen...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 12:22 AM
FABIAN DELPH expects Raheem Sterling to brush off his England woe and scare the life out of Manchester City’s rivals. The former Liverpool man, 22, was handed another chance to shine by Gareth Southgate against Slovenia but failed to take it. Sterling was hooked late on with the game still goalle...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 5:32 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA will give Sergio Aguero until the last moment to complete his miracle return on Saturday. The Argentine feared he could be set for a long spell on the sidelines after breaking a rib in a car accident two weeks ago. However he has made excellent progress and returned to training with...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 3:21 PM
SAMIR NASRI has revealed how he cheated death after being struck down with meningitis – and hardly anyone went to visit him in hospital. Former Arsenal and Manchester City star Nasri has earned a reputation as being arrogant during a controversial career on and off the pitch. And the ex-French in...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 2:04 PM
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino has blasted rival manager Pep Guardiola as “sad” and “disrespectful”. It comes after the Manchester City boss labelled Spurs the “Harry Kane team”. More to follow…
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 12:03 PM
LEICESTER are still in the hunt for Bacary Sagna. The ex-Manchester City and Arsenal right-back, 34, has been out of contract since leaving the Etihad at the end of last season. And Craig Shakespeare has confirmed that he is keeping tabs in France international Sagna. The Foxes boss said: “We hav...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 11:18 AM
MANCHESTER CITY are ready to battle rivals United for Belgium international Leander Dendoncker. The Anderlecht midfielder has long been a United target. He scored against them in the Europa League in April, and saw his value rocket to £30million after inspiring his club to the league title. Old T...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 9:29 AM
MANCEHSTER CITY will look to nick Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez on the cheap in January. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has admitted the club could cut their losses in January and sell contract rebels Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the next transfer window Arsenal will not want the embarrassment of losin...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 10:30 PM
LIONEL MESSI is seriously considering a ‘fresh start’ at Manchester City next summer. Barca’s ace confided in Argentina team-mates about his future during the international break. And Messi is torn over signing a new contract at the Nou Camp or beginning a new chapter in his career in Manchester....
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 5:10 PM
FORMER Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is the favourite to become new Chile’s national boss. The 64-rear-old wasted little time getting back into management after his departure from the Etihad last year. He is currently in charge of Chinese Super League club Hebei Fortune. However, the exp...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 3:49 PM
BENJAMIN MENDY is getting the best treatment Manchester City’s millions can buy as he recovers from ruptured knee ligaments. The £49.3million left-back suffered the blow facing Crystal Palace last month in just his fifth game for the club. And Mendy has posted a video on social media showing the...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 2:53 PM
MANCHESTER CITY ace Sergio Aguero has opened-up over the Amsterdam car crash which almost killed him. The Argentine superstar, 29, revealed he was saved only by his seat-belt after his taxi hit a pole following a Maluma concert in the Dutch capital. Aguero was seen back in light training at City...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 2:03 PM
JURGEN KLOPP escaped a certain amount of criticism last season. Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Manchester United last season, Pep Guardiola’s at City and to a lesser extent Antonio Conte’s at Chelsea, meant that the spotlight was elsewhere. Things have changed somewhat, and with Liverpool seventh in...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 8:51 AM
SERGIO AGUERO admits he’d “love” to play alongside Lionel Messi at Manchester City. But the Argentine ace adds that a deal to sign his compatriot from boyhood club Barcelona will be “quite complicated.” Reports claim Messi is being lined up for a world-record £357million switch to the Etihad in J...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 8:40 AM
CHELSEA, Manchester City and Arsenal provide the best Premier League grub, according to Brazilian journalists. ESPN Brazil reporter Joao Castelo-Branco has covered English football for 15 years and knows the difference between a proper pie and a bland burger. He said: “I’ve been to almost every s...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 7:41 PM
SERGIO AGUERO is in line for a shock return for Manchester City against Stoke this weekend, according to reports. The Argentine striker broke his ribs just 12 days ago when a taxi he was in crashed into a lamp-post in Amsterdam. Aguero, who has been pictured in City training this week, had been i...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 7:28 PM
FLAT CAP wearing Pep Guardiola has taken total football to a new level, says Italy legend Arrigo Sacchi. The Manchester City boss, who put his players through their paces ahead of Sunday’s clash with Stoke, is “making football better”. Sacchi in charge of the dominant AC Milan side of the late 19...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 3:36 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are interested in beating Manchester United to the signature of Monaco star Fabinho, according to reports. The Red Devils have made several attempts to lure the Brazilian to Old Trafford without success since Jose Mourinho took charge at Old Trafford. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WI...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 1:09 PM
MANCHESTER CITY host Stoke in the Premier League. The game kicks off at 3pm. Match stats Manchester City have kept a shutout in eight of their nine Premier League home matches against Stoke (W7 D1 L1) – only against Aston Villa (9) have they kept more clean sheets on home soil. Stoke City have ei...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 10:05 AM
MANCHESTER CITY have shown an interest in beating Manchester United to the signature of Monaco star Fabinho. United have made several attempts to lure the Brazilian to Old Trafford without success since Jose Mourinho took charge of the club. But Monaco have always resisted their advances and Fabi...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 7:47 AM
DAVID SILVA is reportedly set to sign a one-year extension at Manchester City. The playmaker, 31, has been in talks since the start of the season as the two sides struggled to come to terms. And the Daily Mail claims Silva is closing in on a £150, 000-a-week deal, which would take him until the e...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 10:39 PM
MANCHESTER CITY goalkeeper Ari Muric faces a long international ban after headbutting an opponent right in front of the referee. City stopper Muric was sent off in Montenegro’s 3-1 defeat by Slovenia in an Under-21 clash on Monday night. Slovenia striker Martin Kramaric was urging the Belgian ref...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 5:03 PM
SERGIO AGUERO is back training with Manchester City just weeks after breaking a rib in a car crash. The striker’s Amsterdam taxi hit a pole while he was being whisked from a concert to a private jet on his day off at the end of September. There were fears the master finisher might be set …
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 3:17 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are confident of landing Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez in an incredible move in JANUARY… with the Gunners finally willing to sell. Pep Guardiola and Co are reportedly confident Arsene Wenger will allow Chilean to leave this winter, rather than risk him walking away on a free next su...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 12:52 PM
EX-CHELSEA and Manchester City star George Weah is in line to become PRESIDENT of Liberia. Weah, the 1995 World Footballer of the Year, is already a senator in his home country. The 51-year-old is now standing in the west African country’s presidential election today. He is favourite among the 20...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 12:02 PM
ENGLAND women’s star Toni Duggan said it was a “dream come true” to meet new club pal Lionel Messi. Duggan left Manchester City for Barcelona Femeni in July. Little pic with the fella from work… 😉👌 #Wow #TheGreatest #DreamComeTrue 😳🙌⚽️ pic.twitter.com/9TJnmHcJba — Toni Duggan (@toniduggan) Octobe...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 11:10 AM
MANAGERS often get a lot of stick in modern football, with one or two high-profile mistakes enough to cost them their job. But they certainly don’t have it easy… having to take care of transfers, player morale, press conferences and tactics, to name a few responsibilities. But one of the biggest...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 8:31 AM
FORMER Manchester City star Dickson Etuhu is reportedly at the centre of an investigation into a major European match-fixing scandal. The Times reports Etuhu was quizzed by Swedish cops over allegations, which he denies, surrounding Gothenburg’s suspended clash against AIK Stockholm in May. One o...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 5:25 PM
FORMER Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott is training with non-league side AFC Telford as he looks for another club. The experienced defender who has 26 caps for England is a free agent after leaving Sunderland at the end of their disastrous campaign, which condemned the Black Cats to relega...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 5:06 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly preparing a world-record £357million January bid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. Spanish newspaper AS claims Pep Guardiola would love to be reunited with his former player at the Etihad this winter. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WITH SUN BETS And Messi’s dwindlin...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 4:08 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are eying a cut-price £3m deal for Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam in January. The 26-year-old is out of contract next summer and free to speak to English clubs over a free transfer. But Pep Guardiola wants to bring the Algerian ace in early as a replacement for the crocked Benjam...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 1:55 PM
SLAVEN BILIC is the most likely man to face the sack in the Premier League before the end of the season, according to the bookies. The West Ham boss is 1/6 to leave his post between now and the final day of the campaign, while Ronald Koeman is at 1/5. The Dutchman’s under-performing Toffees are …
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 10:43 AM
MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly preparing a world-record £357million January bid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. Spanish newspaper AS claims Pep Guardiola would love to be reunited with his former player at the Etihad this winter. And Messi’s dwindling contract could help City bring the Barc...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 10:08 AM
MANCHESTER CITY are ready to meet the buy-out clause for Barcelona ace Sergi Roberto. The 25-year-old full-back and midfielder is being looked at by former Nou Camp boss Pep Guardiola as the latest star to play in his tactical system. And according to Don Balon, the Manchester club are ready to...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 6:47 AM
LEICESTER are considering taking a chance on former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna, according to reports. The Frenchman, 34, was one of four full-backs released by City this summer, allowing Pep Guardiola to splurge £120million on replacements Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and Da...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 12:04 AM
BENJAMIN MENDY continues to get about and make the most of his troubles. Hot on the heels of sharing gory images of the scars on his right knee the Manchester City defender spent Sunday at the Quiron Clinic in Barcelona. He was there to get the lowdown on his four-month rehabilitation after suffe...