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The Sun - Mon Sep 18 11:50 PM
GABRIEL JESUS is set for a bumper pay rise at Manchester City – only nine months after joining. The Brazilian striker has hit 12 goals in 15 starts for City since a £27million move from Palmeiras. And with his £70, 000 a week wage looking low in the current inflated transfer marker and salaries,...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 11:03 PM
IT is the mouthwatering showdown that has been a year in the making. When Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho were appointed at their respective Manchester clubs in the summer of 2016 English football fans licked their lips. The rival managers’ incredible La Liga tussles with Barcelona and Real Madri...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 10:54 PM
ANDER HERRERA claims the pressure is all on City as the two Manchester clubs gear up for a titanic title tussle. United’s midfielder says Pep Guardiola’s trophyless first season, along with huge summer spending, means he has to deliver this time around. The Spaniard, 28, said: “City have spent th...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 10:30 PM
AS they boarded their bus at Watford following another brilliant attacking display, Manchester City’s players had every right to be pleased with themselves. But no one was grinning quite as much as Ilkay Gundogan — the German happy to be back, despite admitting he may never be as good as he was....
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 4:47 PM
AFTER five games of the 2017-18 Premier League season, Manchester City and Manchester United are separated only by the alphabet. Following their opening quintet of fixtures both clubs have 13 points, have a goal difference of +14 and have scored 16 times. In fact, with no other determining factor...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 3:55 PM
GABRIEL JESUS has been an absolute revelation since joining Manchester City in January. The Brazil forward, 20, arrived in the Premier League with the tag of “wonderkid” that so often sees youngsters falter and fade. However, Jesus has fired in the goals, notched a host of assists and even kept S...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 12:38 PM
MANCHESTER CITY had scouts watching Robert Lewandowski as he scored twice in Bayern Munich’s 4-0 demolition of Mainz. The Polish striker publicly criticised the club’s transfer policy this summer after chiefs refused to compete with moneybags Paris Saint-Germain. And City boss Pep Guardiola is re...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 11:19 AM
MANCHESTER CITY have got off to a flying start in the Premier League this season, dropping just two points from their five games. Pep Guardiola‘s men sit top of the table – albeit on alphabetical order – ahead of rivals Manchester United with 13 points. But it’s not just the winning that’s impres...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 11:11 AM
SERGIO AGUERO bagged his sixth Premier League hat-trick as Manchester City ran riot against Watford on Saturday. The Argentine striker opened the scoring on 27 minutes heading in Kevin De Bruyne’s free kick, then four minutes later tapped in David Silva’s cross from close range. And on 81 minutes...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 10:31 AM
EUROPE’S elite have been put on alert with Fernandinho still in the dark over his Manchester City future. The Brazilian, who is out-of-contract next summer, has become a key part of Pep Guardiola’s midfield this season. It is understood the 32-year-old had expected to have signed a new City deal...
The Sun - Mon Sep 18 9:41 AM
EUROPE’S elite have been put on alert with Fernandinho still in the dark over his Manchester City future. The Brazilian, who is out-of-contract next summer, has become a key part of Pep Guardiola’s midfield this season. It is understood the 32-year-old had expected to have signed a new City deal...
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 11:32 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA insists his side can’t match title-holders Chelsea but admits they are improving. Man City hammered Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road on Saturday, to complete three wins in seven days, scoring 15 goals without reply. Sergio Aguero’s sixth Premier League hat-trick leaves the 29-year-old t...
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 11:22 PM
AS they switch from defence to attack in the blink of eye, City deliver a damn good impression of a famously beautiful but brutal football team. When Pep Guardiola’s team ran riot like they did again here – four months after destroying Watford in a similar manner — it was like watching Arsenal du...
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 3:22 PM
DAVID LUIZ was sent off for a shocking studs up challenge as Chelsea lost ground on Manchester City when Arsenal finally proved they had the hunger to fight the big clubs. Luiz was shown a straight red by referee Michael Oliver after his late and lunging tackle on Gunners defender Sead Kolasinac....
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 12:55 PM
BARCELONA have had to pay Manchester City an extra £700, 000 after Denis Suarez played against Getafe, according to reports in Catalonia. The 23-year-old was making his 40th first team appearance for the club. Mundo Deportivo report Barca paid an initial £1.5million fee — and agreed City will rec...
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 11:45 AM
ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI has fallen out of favour at Bayern Munich and Manchester City are keen to capitalise on the situation. The Polish striker could be reunited with Pep Guardiola in January, after a year and a half apart. Lewandowski publicly criticised Bayern Munich’s transfer policy over the sum...
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 10:58 AM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE will net a new £200, 000-a-week contract after being branded “world class” by manager Pep Guardiola, according to reports. The Manchester City boss was hailed his Belgian midfielder as one of the best players in the world following a sensational week. He was instrumental as the Pr...
The Sun - Sun Sep 17 8:36 AM
PEP GUARDIOLA watched his team go on the rampage – yet again. And Sergio Aguero was City’s goal hero – yet again. After battering Liverpool and Feyenoord, City made it 15 goals scored in the space of eight days without conceding a single goal. Elton John made his first appearance at Watford for t...
The Sun - Sat Sep 16 9:52 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA watched his team go on the rampage – yet again. And Sergio Aguero was City’s goal hero – yet again. After battering Liverpool and Feyenoord, City made it 15 goals scored in the space of eight days without conceding a single goal. Elton John made his first appearance at Watford for t...
The Sun - Sat Sep 16 4:51 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA watched his team go on the rampage – yet again. And Sergio Aguero was City’s goal hero – yet again. After battering Liverpool and Feyenoord, City made it 15 goals scored in the space of eight days without conceding a single goal. Elton John made his first appearance at Watford for t...
The Sun - Sat Sep 16 2:59 PM
WATFORD face Manchester City in the Premier League today. With a win, the Hornets could reach the summit of the Prem. Match preview stats Watford have never beaten Manchester City in the Premier League, losing four of their six clashes (D2). Against no side have Manchester City faced more times i...
The Sun - Sat Sep 16 1:15 PM
MANCHESTER CITY players are now free to use wifi around the club’s academy, but Pep Guardiola has reportedly set some social media ground rules they must follow. Last season the City boss stunned his players when he set up black out zones, including in the physio and dressing rooms. He has lifted...
The Sun - Sat Sep 16 9:59 AM
ARGENTINA have shown off their incredible array of attacking talent by leaving out the country’s most expensive-ever player — despite serious struggles to guarantee World Cup qualification. Gonzalo Higuain, who cost Juventus £75.3million last summer, has struggled for form so far this season. And...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 11:36 PM
THE sign of the finger will be shown across the Arabian Desert should PSG win the Champions League. From one small corner of the sandy wasteland, across millions of acres to the Saudi palaces of Riyadh, a point will have been made never to underestimate Qatar. For those who stray to the news pa...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 10:52 PM
MANCHESTER CITY have been forced to use their back-up option as they travel down to Vicarage Road for Saturday’s Premier League meeting. The Citizens were scheduled to get the train, but a fire close to the tracks forced the bosses to call in the big guns. Fresh from their 4-0 thrashing against F...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 7:49 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA admitted he may not be able stop Real Madrid from poaching his young star, according to reports. Brahim Diaz has been on the La Liga champions wish list since 2015 and Guardiola fear they may finally get the starlet despite his wishes to stay in Manchester. Real Madrid have long bee...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 6:02 PM
WHEN Manchester City signed Gabriel Jesus, it felt like it could signal the end of Sergio Aguero’s time at the Etihad Stadium. The striker is a City legend, but he had been dropped by Pep Guardiola for a few big games, including Barcelona away in the Champions League. Yet, this season, despite Je...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 2:59 PM
VINCENT KOMPANY could make his return as early as next week. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had feared he may have lost his skipper and central defensive rock for at least a month. Kompany missed the victories over Liverpool and Feyenoord with a calf problem picked up on international duty wi...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 10:30 AM
BENJAMIN MENDY was dismayed to learn of his new FIFA 18 rating. So much so that he took to Twitter to post a hilarious dig at EA Sports. The £52million Manchester City full-back earned an improved rating of 78 – but that was way less than he thought he deserved. Mendy was a 75 on …
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 9:46 AM
ARSENAL star Alexis Sanchez will reject Real Madrid and push for Manchester City switch, according to reports. The Daily Mirror report Los Blancos president Florentino Perez has put the Gunners hitman on a list of summer transfer targets. However, the Chilean forward has his heart set on a move t...
The Sun - Thu Sep 14 10:42 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has emerged as a shock target for Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. Don Balon are claiming Real president Florentino Perez has shortlisted the Arsenal forward as a reinforcement up front at the Bernabeu. Karim Benzema’s recent injury and the sale of Alvaro Morata has high...
The Sun - Thu Sep 14 10:17 AM
MANCHESTER CITY face a fight with Real Madrid to keep hold of wonderkid Brahim Diaz, according to reports in Spain. The Premier League side beat the Galacticos and Barcelona to the starlet’s signature in 2015 when Malaga cashed in but OK Diario claim they could lose him two years later. Despite t...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 11:45 PM
MANCHESTER CITY have trolled Benjamin Mendy after the defender was nutmegged during the 4-0 win over Feyenoord. City went into cruise control as they destroyed the Dutch side during their Champions League group stage clash in Rotterdam. Think they mean this one, Ben… 😉 pic.twitter.com/f6h6K9iw5E...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 9:34 PM
JOHN STONES scored his first-ever career brace as Manchester City crushed Feyenoord 4-0 in Rotterdam. Gabriel Jesus also netted on his Champions League debut as Pep Guardiola’s men ran riot in their opening match of the new European campaign. It’s taken £50million defender Stones a while to find...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 6:13 PM
YAYA TOURE’S agent has gone on the offensive against Pep Guardiola and insisted the Manchester City star is “in great shape”. The midfield powerhouse is yet to see a minute of competitive action for City this season. Yaya is in great shape. He will prove it. He is fit to play. It's up to Guardiol...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 4:51 PM
FORMER Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has sensationally called his time at Real Madrid the “most painful” period in his career. The Chilean chief, 63, has revealed he didn’t enjoy his time at the Bernabeu, as he failed to win the La Liga crown – despite setting a club points record with 9...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 4:11 PM
JADON SANCHO became the first English player ever to join Borussia Dortmund when he made a shock switch from Manchester City on deadline day. The 17-year-old put pen to paper on a long-term deal with the German side and took the vacant No.7 shirt, which was previously worn by Ousmane Dembele. Our...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 2:31 PM
WATFORD will be looking for their third victory of the season as they host Manchester City after starting the season in impressive fashion under Marco Silva. City will be buoyant after dismantling Liverpool 5-0 in their last fixture. When is Watford vs Manchester City? The Hornets take on City on...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 2:16 PM
LIVERPOOL face Burnley as they look to bounce back after their thrashing at Manchester City. Burnley have had a fine start to the season and will be looking to continue their good form, after winning three of their four Premier League games. When is Liverpool vs Burnley? The Reds take on the Clar...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 10:30 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA is praying Ederson does not suffer any mental scars after his horror clash with Sadio Mane. The Manchester City keeper’s face needed eight stitches and was also badly bruised following a boot in the face from the Liverpool forward. Yet Ederson trained yesterday wearing a skull cap —...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 10:06 PM
MANCHESTER CITY get their Champions League campaign underway with a trip to Holland. City’s match against Feyenoord will be the first ever meeting between the two sides. This is the first ever competitive encounter between Feyenoord and Manchester City. Feyenoord have lost six of the last nine ga...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 5:54 PM
MANCHESTER CITY take on Dutch champions Feyenoord in their first Champions League fixture of the season. Pep Guardiola’s men will need to be on their toes as rivals United came unstuck in Rotterdam, losing their first Europa League match 1-0 there last term. When is Feyenoord v Manchester City? C...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 3:01 PM
MANCHESTER CITY goalkeeper Ederson trained on Tuesday morning while wearing protective headgear. The stopper required stitches after a nasty collision with Sadio Mane in the 5-0 win over Liverpool on Saturday. Pep Guardiola and the club medical staff will assess the condition of the £35million st...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 2:46 PM
IT’S was a weekend to forget for Merseyside’s two Premier League clubs… First of all, Liverpool got the weekend off to an abysmal start, as Sadio Mane was sent-off in a 5-0 thrashing away to Manchester City. Hours later, Tottenham tore Everton to shreds in a comfortable 3-0 win… with the scorelin...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 2:06 PM
JOE HART claims he is not bothered about keeping clean sheets – providing West Ham are winning matches. The England keeper delivered his first Hammers clean sheet in Monday’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield for the team’s opening three points of the season. The shut-out was Hart’s first in the League i...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 11:39 AM
THE release of the eagerly-anticipated FIFA 18 is nearly upon us. To celebrate, we’re running down the top 100 stars on the game. From Manchester City new-boy Bernardo Silva in 100th place to Cristiano Ronaldo at No1, check out the full list before FIFA 18‘s September 29 release. You can find the...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 9:13 AM
MANCHESTER CITY players are not afraid of ripping into each other on social media. So step forward Raheem Sterling, who stuck the boot into Leroy Sane after the winger showed off the huge tattoo of himself on his back. The City winger’s body art is a recreation of his goal celebration against Mon...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 9:04 AM
CHELSEA, Manchester City and Tottenham have launched new third kits – all with a camouflage design. The Premier League duo have revealed their brand new designs in a joint unveiling of a new range from kit manufacturers Nike. Chelsea’s effort is different shades of grey, while Tottenham will we...
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 12:47 AM
MANCHESTER CITY keeper Ederson took no chances upon his return to training – by wearing a protective skullcap. The Etihad keeper was caught in the face by Liverpool winger Sadio Mane’s boot during Saturday’s 5-0 win over Jurgen Klopp’s side. He needed eight minutes of treatment as he lay on the t...