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The Sun - Wed Oct 18 9:36 PM
EDEN HAZARD was Chelsea’s saviour as he netted twice in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma this evening. The Blues surrendered a two-goal lead to go 3-2 down with 20 minutes remaining at Stamford Bridge. But talisman Hazard popped up with a timely equaliser to earn a point for his side and see off...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 8:54 PM
ACCRINGTON Stanley footballer Jordan Moseley has died, the club has announced. Former Manchester City player Joey Barton lead the tributes calling it “heartbreaking news”. The under-16s academy team star, died on Tuesday night but no details about the circumstances surrounding his death have been...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 6:31 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE played down his half time bust-up with David Silva – saying he regularly has similar rows with his missus. The Manchester City pair were seen in a heated debate as they headed down the tunnel during Tuesday’s thrilling 2-1 home Champions League group win over Napoli. A clearly-ang...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 3:44 PM
ON Thursday night, Arsenal can go five points clear in their Europa League group with victory at Red Star Belgrade. A win will put the Gunners in pole position to qualify from Group H with three games still to play. Reuters Meanwhile, with just eight Premier League games gone, the north London cl...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 1:59 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Manchester City have reportedly been scouting some of Spain’s best wonderkids at the Under-17 World Cup. The Spainards have impressed at the tournament after beating early favourites France in the first knockout game in India. Their controversial winning penalty came in the...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 1:31 PM
MANCHESTER CITY stars have been sent back to school by Pep Guardiola in an attempt to turn them into world-beaters. Nicolas Otamendi has revealed City’s foreign players are being made to take English exams as part of Guardiola’s overhaul at the club. Guardiola’s men have been on the same page thi...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 11:58 PM
MANCHESTER CITY hero Benjamin Mendy has continued his climb up the social media rankings with some Tweets on Ederson’s penalty efforts against Napoli. When the Brazilian blocked spot-kick in the first half, the injured France international said his City team-mate was brick wall with a couple of d...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:13 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE , David Silva and Fernandinho were involved in a heated exchange just before half-time. It appears the Belgian wanted to rant at the fourth official — despite the hosts being comfortably 2-0 ahead against Serie A leaders Napoli. Captain Silva tried to lead De Bruyne away, but he c...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 9:38 PM
MANCHESTER City eventually made it a perfect ten from ten – but not before the glitter had turned to jitters as they so nearly gave it away. Pep Guardiola’s men were awesome yet again as they cruised into a two-goal lead inside the first 13 minutes. But after taking their foot off the gas in …
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 5:52 PM
JOSE MOURINHO once allowed one of the brightest young talents in European football to leave his club after only three Premier League appearances. The Portuguese boss gave an interesting insight into the decision, too. “He was not ready to compete, ” the now Manchester United boss said bluntly in...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 4:08 PM
JOEY BARTON stars in Morrissey’s new music video for latest single, called Spent the Day in Bed. The ex-Burnley and Manchester City midfielder, 35, is seen pushing the singer in a wheelchair in the video, as their unlikely friendship continues. Barton and ex-The Smiths singer Morrissey, 58, met b...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 3:43 PM
MANCHESTER CITY fans like myself can’t watch enough football at the moment. Pep Guardiola himself admitted after Saturday’s thrilling 7-2 victory over Stoke that the club’s performances have been the best since he’s arrived. Napoli are the toughest side in our group and whilst some might complain...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 2:52 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE’S agent has revealed he is set to begin contract talks with Manchester City – and will demand around £500, 000 a week. Belgian playmaker De Bruyne has been in stunning form and pulled the strings as City spanked Stoke 7-2 on Saturday. And his agent reckons De Bruyne deserves to pa...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 2:01 PM
MANCHESTER CITY star Benjamin Mendy has moved one step closer to recovery after having his surgery stitches removed from his injured knee. The French full-back, 23, suffered the injury against Crystal Palace last month but could be set to miss the whole season after rupturing his cruciate ligamen...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 12:47 PM
MARIO BALOTELLI has posted a heartwarming first photo of his new son Lion. The former Liverpool and Manchester City striker is already a father to four-year-old daughter Pia. Balo, who now plays for Nice, fathered the child with his ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico. But now the Italy frontman, 27, ca...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:17 AM
EDINSON CAVANI is reportedly keen on a move to Manchester City. The Paris Saint-Germain striker had an on-field bust-up with Neymar last month, leading to questions about his future. The duo argued over which of them would take a penalty in a win over Lyon last month. Cavani is since said to have...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:11 AM
MANCHESTER CITY and Barcelona are already reportedly preparing to battle it out to sign Borussia Dortmund star Julian Weigl. According to the latest claims in Spain, both sides have begun plotting a summer swoop for the defensive midfielder. Spanish publication Diario AS are the ones saying that...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:55 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA has got his Manchester City side playing Champagne Supernova football — by making them listen to Oasis before each game. An Etihad source said: “In the last few weeks Pep has decided an Oasis song should be on when players reach the dressing room. “He’s used a few different ones. Ha...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:47 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA’S remit when he got the Manchester City job was to win the Champions League. And, on this season’s evidence, he is making massive strides towards that ambition. I accept it’s too early to get carried away by City’s fantastic run, especially after they won ten in a row at the start o...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 9:49 PM
NAPOLI manager Maurizio Sarri has urged his players to show no fear against Manchester City — with a colourful; choice of words. The free scoring Premier League and Serie A leaders meet in what promises to be an explosive Champions League encounter at the Etihad. Napoli have won every game in the...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 7:06 PM
MANCHESTER CITY winger Raheem Sterling has revealed he never entertained the offer of joining Arsenal on Deadline Day. The 22-year-old was linked with a switch to the Emirates in a possible bargaining tool as the Citizens looked to bring Alexis Sanchez to the Etihad. Arsene Wenger enquired over t...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 5:41 PM
GABRIEL JESUS was at full stretch as rampant Manchester City turned their attention to the Champions League. The teenage striker was at full pelt in training he as paired up for a tackling exercise with midfielder Ferandinho. City entertain Napoli on Tuesday night in what promises to be a fascina...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 5:41 PM
Man City take on Napoli in the Champions League. The match kicks off at 7.45pm on Tuesday, October 17.
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 3:58 PM
THE Champions League returns this week with all five English sides in action. Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City are up first and here are the hottest tips from Sun Bets. Maribor vs Liverpool Liverpool were drawn in the so-called ‘Group of Life’ on their return to the Champions League, but...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 2:44 PM
NAPOLI should rest more key players for their Champions League visit to Manchester City, according to club president. The Neopolitans are riding high in Serie A, two points clear of Inter who beat city rivals Milan on Saturday. Napoli entertain Inter on Saturday with their club president Aurelio...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 2:10 PM
SERGIO AGUERO has paid tribute to his mother as the Manchester City star continues his recovery from his horror car crash. The Argentinian broke his rib after the car he was in crashed in Amsterdam a fortnight ago. Aguero, 29, has yet to feature for City since but shared a snap of him and his …
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 11:39 AM
ALVARO MORATA and David Silva have expressed concern after at least 20 people were killed by wildfires in Spain. The Chelsea striker and Manchester City playmaker both tweeted dramatic pictures of the inferno that ripped through north-western Spain and Portugal over the last few days. He said: “I...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 11:30 AM
GABRIEL JESUS continues to be Manchester City’s lucky charm… as he is STILL yet to taste defeat in the Premier League. The Brazil forward, 20, has turned out 17 times for Pep Guardiola‘s side and never lost. That streak is now SIX games longer than the previous record, set by 1990s Manchester Uni...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:47 AM
MANCHESTER CITY have already scored as many goals after EIGHT games than in the ENTIRE 2006-07 Premier League season. Pep Guardiola‘s men tore Stoke to shreds on Saturday afternoon to run out 7-2 winners at the Etihad Stadium. Having stormed to a 3-0 lead thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Rahee...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:45 AM
FORMER Manchester City player Shay Given has claimed Roberto Mancini fell out with EVERY player at the club. The Italian, now in charge of Zenit Saint Petersburg, was a hugely popular figure amongst supporters at the Etihad during his four-year spell in charge of the Citizens. He guided the club...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 7:46 AM
RYAN BERTRAND would be “open” to a Manchester City move if Pep Guardiola comes calling in January. City could turn to the Southampton defender in January to fill the void left by the absence of injured Benjamin Mendy. SunSport exclusively revealed City’s interest in £30million-rated Bertrand over...
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...