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The Sun - Thu Aug 17 10:53 PM
MANCHESTER CITY must pay £35million to prise shock target Jonny Evans away from West Brom. And Etihad boss Pep Guardiola is trying to put together a package that will reach that number as he refuses to give up on the Northern Ireland centre-half. City’s initial £18m offer also included extras tha...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 7:53 PM
MANCHESTER CITY end this weekend’s Premier League action with a home clash against Everton. Both sides have spent big in the transfer market this summer, with City splashing out upwards of £200million on the likes of Bernard Mendy, Ederson, Kyle Walker, Danilo and Bernardo Silva. Everton, meanwhi...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 6:53 PM
WEST BROM are in talks with Tottenham over a £15million move for Kevin Wimmer, according to reports. The Austrian could arrive at The Hawthorns as a potential replacement for Jonny Evans, who has emerged as a shock target for Manchester City. According to the Telegraph, Tony Pulis has made a move...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 3:06 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Manchester City are competing for Nigerian strike prodigy Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis. Leicester are also on the trail of the 19-year-old Club Brugge frontman. Dennis has taken Belgian football by storm with five goals in his opening five games this season. And according to...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 8:33 AM
TXIKI BEGIRISTAIN AND Ferran Soriano rode into The Etihad carrying the Barcelona model that was to transform Manchester City. As Director of Football and Vice President respectively what they had overseen at The Nou Camp during the noughties had every club in Europe drooling. So they came with bi...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 12:28 AM
EDERSON MORAES has revealed the secrets behind his nifty footwork and mighty kick. Pep Guardiola has gone through Joe Hart, Claudio Bravo and Willy Caballero in his bid to find the perfect No 1 for Manchester City. And now the Etihad chief believes he has found the ideal long-term solution in £34...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 10:29 PM
TOTTENHAM have told Barcelona and Manchester City they will not sell Dele Alli — even for £150million. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has made it clear 21-year-old Alli — regarded as one of the best young players in the world — is not for sale at any price. And with Neymar moving to PSG for £198m …
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 9:58 PM
SCOTT SINCLAIR scored a controversial goal for Celtic after the referee failed to stop play as two players clashed heads. The former Manchester City man fired the Hoops into a 3-0 lead just after the break as Tom Rogic and Yuriy Logvinenko lay injured and requiring treatment on the floor. For som...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 6:57 PM
WEST BROM have rejected an £18m bid from Manchester City for star defender Jonny Evans, according to reports. The 29-year-old has emerged as a shock target for Pep Guardiola, who is desperate to bolster his rocky defence. According to the Telegraph, the Citizens have made an offer which would ris...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 6:17 PM
JOE HART has proudly showed off his bizarre armband tattoos. The West Ham keeper headed back to Shrewsbury to get inked before displaying them on social media. The image appears to show a thick strip circling just below his elbow, with another smaller one above his wrist. The work was done by Han...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 5:26 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are interested in bringing West Brom centre-back Jonny Evans to the Etihad, according to reports. Pep Guardiola is desperate to strengthen his defence, and has turned to the former Manchester United star to solve his problems. Sky sources: @ManCity interested in signing @WBA defen...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 9:57 AM
MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly set to offload Eliaquim Mangala to Inter Milan. The France international spent the last season on loan at Valencia and returned to the City bench for last weekend’s win over Brighton. But Sky Sports claims Mangala has no future under Pep Guardiola at the Etihad and...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 7:21 AM
WILFRIED BONY is closing in on a £13million return to Swansea. The Welsh club plan to spend the Gylfi Sigurdsson cash immediately following his £45m move to Everton. He is expected to be confirmed as big-spending Toffees chief Ronald Koeman‘s latest capture following a medical on Wednesday. And S...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 6:55 PM
MANCHESTER CITY suffered a shock defeat against La Liga side Girona as they lost 1-0 at the Municipal de Montilivi for the Costa Brava Trophy. Midfielder Portu scored the only goal of the game in Catalonia in the friendly clash that saw Ilkay Gundogan play his first match since December. City got...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 3:35 PM
MONACO are under siege this summer and have already sold more than £160million worth of talent. Benjamin Mendy’s £51.7m transfer to Manchester City was the biggest fee the Ligue 1 champions have received. Other stand-outs include Bernardo Silva (£45m) also moving to the Etihad and Tiemoue Bakayok...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 11:15 AM
SOUTHAMPTON will not be bullied by Liverpool and Virgil van Dijk into selling the defender, reportedly claimed a club source. The centre-back is on the verge of becoming the world’s most-expensive defender as he nears an exit from the South Coast club. However, Yahoo Sports claim his likely desti...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 7:54 AM
MANCHESTER CITY will make a final £60million swoop for wantaway Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, according to reports. Boss Pep Guardiola is desperate to land the Chilean before the transfer window shuts at the end of the month. Sanchez is in the final 12 months of his contract but Arsenal manager Ar...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 2:27 PM
GABRIEL JESUS equalled the record for most Premier League games played without ever losing this weekend following Manchester City’s 2-0 win away to Brighton. Pep Guardiola and Co snuck past the top-flight new-boys with a late double salvo thanks to Sergio Aguero and a Lewis Dunk own goal. The Bra...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 2:19 PM
MANCHESTER CITY have agreed to deal to land striker Olarenwaju Kayode… but will instantly ship him out on loan to Girona. The 24-year-old finished top scorer in Austria’s top flight last season with 17 in 33 appearances. More to follow…
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 11:49 AM
IT was hardly the West Ham debut Joe Hart was dreaming of. Four goals conceded, and a queue of social media snipers immediately adjusting their sights and firing insults about how he should have saved a couple of them. But although it won’t feel like it at the moment, in time it could be the …
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 11:37 AM
GABRIEL JESUS equalled the record for most Premier League games played without losing this weekend following Manchester City’s 2-0 win away to Brighton. Pep Guardiola and Co snuck past the top-flight new-boys with a late double salvo thanks to Sergio Aguero and a Lewis Dunk own goal. The Brazil s...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 10:24 AM
WELCOME to the ever-crazier world of the football transfer window. As a business model, this pursuit of a bag of wind owes more to the gold rush than good housekeeping. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy calls the spending “unsustainable”. He would, wouldn’t he? But there is evidence on his side. NOT PI...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 10:30 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA gushed over the quality of his Manchester City side. But the truth is that his star-studded line-up toiled to victory against a team put together on a shoestring in comparison to the Spaniard’s embarrassment of riches. After spending around £218million on his squad — more than it c...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 7:20 PM
JOE HART had a debut to forget for West Ham as he conceded four goals as his new team were thumped 4-0 by Manchester United. And while you’d be hard pushed to blame the Manchester City loanee for any of the goals, it didn’t stop the world of Twitter from criticising the England keeper. Joe …
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 5:12 PM
TOTTENHAM fans trolled Manchester City for paying £50 million for “the second best Kyle Walker” in the Premier League. The Spurs’ faithful were comparing the 20-year-old Kyle Walker-Peters and Sheffield-born Kyle Walker who recently left the club to join City. Walker-Peters was named man of the m...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 11:55 AM
MANCHESTER CITY defender Benjamin Mendy has been blasted by Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard for his “disrespectful” tweet about Lewis Dunk’s own goal. Mendy, who missed the game through injury, tweed: “Bullet header” after Dunk put the ball past his own keeper. Bullet header 😭😂😭 — Benjamin Mendy...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 1:39 AM
SERGIO AGUERO spared Man City’s blushes with his goal 20 minutes from time in a hard-fought win at newly-promoted Brighton. Pep Guardiola’s men struggled to find a breakthrough at the Amex before Aguero popped up and a Lewis Dunk own-goal sealed the win. Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus thought he...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 10:41 PM
JOE HART has taken a swipe at Pep Guardiola by saying he does not care about the Spaniard’s opinion of him. The England keeper, 30, was unceremoniously axed last summer by the Manchester City boss and farmed out on loan to Torino. Today he returns to the Premier League and Manchester to take on C...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 7:22 PM
SERGIO AGUERO spared Man City’s blushes with his goal 20 minutes from time in a hard-fought win at newly-promoted Brighton. Pep Guardiola’s men struggled to find a breakthrough at the Amex before Aguero popped up and a Lewis Dunk own-goal sealed the win. Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus thought he...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 11:22 AM
LAST season Man City lost 4-2 to Leicester when they had 78 per cent possession. Liverpool lost to Burnley, Hull, Swansea, Leicester, Palace and Bournemouth. Not a roll call to be proud of for a team that had title aspirations. They, like City, bossed possession in all those games. And what was t...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 12:00 AM
ELIAQUIM MANGALA could get a shock lifeline at Manchester City – as Pep Guardiola struggles to find the new centre back he wants. The £32 million French international was expected to be on his way out of the Etihad after a disappointing three-year stay. But Mangala has been training with the firs...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 11:10 PM
ADRIAN has been offered a new West Ham contract despite Joe Hart’s arrival on loan as No 1. The Spanish stopper interests Newcastle and Crystal Palace but boss Bilic wants to stop any move in its tracks. He has made over 100 first team appearances since signing for Hammers in 2013 and now Bilic w...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 10:51 PM
WELCOME to the ever-crazier world of the football transfer window. As a business model, this pursuit of a bag of wind owes more to the gold rush than good housekeeping. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy calls the spending “unsustainable”. He would, wouldn’t he? But there is evidence on his side. NOT PI...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 10:51 PM
MATHEW RYAN knows that not all David versus Goliath stories end well for the little fella. The Australia keeper is still scarred by the memory of his part in Valencia’s 7-0 thrashing by Barcelona in February 2016 — the worst result of Gary Neville’s ill-fated four-month spell in La Liga. So it is...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:24 PM
MANCHESTER CITY decide to ditch the team coach and train and instead take a private jet for the 260-mile trip to Brighton. Pep Guardiola and his squad were pictured lugging their hand luggage on the aircraft this afternoon ahead of their Premier League encounter. Seagulls manager Chris Hughton wi...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 4:42 PM
GABRIEL JESUS has revealed that he has a hotline to Brazil and Real Madrid legend Ronaldo. The 20-year-old, set to spearhead Manchester City’s title charge this season, said: “If I ever have any doubts or questions, I can ask.” In an interview with the Daily Mail, Jesus revealed he was honoured t...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 4:00 PM
AS a Manchester City fan, I’m still not 100 per cent used to feeling positive going into a new season. Too often I have got my hopes up and been disappointed. I’m willing to admit that after Guardiola’s perfect start last year, I was one of I was one of the many City fans in …
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 2:37 PM
PREMIER LEAGUE new boys Brighton officially hit the big time when they kick their season off against Manchester City. Seagulls manager Chris Hughton will test himself against Blues boss Pep Guardiola who has so far spent £200 million this summer on new recruits. Guardiola has plenty of new defens...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:43 PM
ARSENAL are set to miss out on the Premier League top four AGAIN in the 2017-18, according to the stats. Arsene Wenger’s Gunners look set to finish fifth in the top flight this term, with the “Wenger Out” brigade certain to have the banners waving and plane booked… According to the numbers from F...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:34 PM
THE Premier League matches being shown live on television this autumn have been announced – with BT Sport and Sky Sports both showing clashes between the top six clubs. In a second raft of games that will be screened live, BT’s headline game is Manchester City’s trip to face champions Chelsea on...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 10:21 AM
SAMIR NASRI faces being stuck in Manchester City exile as clubs refuse to pay £10million to end his Etihad nightmare. The main stumbling block remains the 30-year-old’s wages as he currently pockets a staggering £185, 000-a-week. Pep Guardiola’s side are desperate to get Nasri off the wage bill b...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:29 AM
SOUTHAMPTON are yet to receive any bids for Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City target Virgil van Dijk – a week after he handed in a transfer request. The Dutchman attempted to force a move away from St Mary’s after releasing a statement to say he wants to leave Saints. Since handing in a tran...