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The Sun - Fri Sep 22 10:46 PM
WHATEVER else I think about Spurs, I’d be the last to deny that they have a fine team and are an excellently-run club. Yes, I have had my ups and downs with them, some would say downs and downs, but I’ve ditched my distaste along with with the rubbish in my dustbin. They say life …
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 10:37 PM
GABRIEL JESUS abides by his family motto of ‘Always Smile’ — despite being hit by a devastating series of tragedies as a child. The Brazilian’s wide grin has become a feature of Manchester City since he arrived in January. Staff at the Etihad say the striker, 20, is the sort of guy you want to …
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 7:16 PM
BOTH Manchester clubs head into the weekend round of fixtures with nothing to separate them. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho’s sides are both on 13 points with the same goals scored and conceded after five matches. But how will the table change come Monday night? Here are SunSport’s predictions....
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 5:43 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA has revealed that he agrees with his old rival Jose Mourinho’s views on the Carabao Cup. Manchester United boss Mourinho stated this week that he feels the competition is damaging the chances of English teams in Europe. And Guardiola – whose City team also reached the fourth round t...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 4:40 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA insists he has no plans to still be managing when he hits 70. But he has backed Roy Hodgson – the oldest man ever appointed by a Premier League club – to turn things round at Selhurst Park. The ex-England chief has taken on a huge task with a team who have no …
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 4:08 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA admitted he agrees with his old rival Jose Mourinho’s views on the Carabao Cup. The Manchester United boss revealed this week he feels the competition is damaging the chances of English teams in Europe. And Guardiola – whose City team also reached the fourth round this week – can se...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 1:41 PM
BARELY a month after the big kick off and already we are staring at the biggest certainty of the season. No, not Manchester City’s Etihad clash with Crystal Palace on Saturday, although in the land of foregone conclusions, that looks as big as you’ll ever get. More the subject of this weekend’s f...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 12:22 PM
Manchester City take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League. The game will be played at the Etihad. Match preview stats Manchester City have won nine of their last 10 Premier League matches against Crystal Palace, including each of their last four. The Citizens have lost just one of their last 2...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 12:20 PM
MANCHESTER CITY fear that they may be blown out of the water by PSG in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean striker is desperate to leave Arsenal and will be free to speak to European clubs in January as he is out-of-contract next summer. By contrast, Man City must wait until summer to …
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 10:02 AM
MANCHESTER CITY fans are set to get the real inside scoop when a fly-on-the-wall inside documentary airs on Amazon Prime next summer. Goal claims that cameras are already in place at City’s state-of-the-art training complex. And Pep Guardiola’s bid for his first Premier League title will be filme...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 6:28 PM
MANCHESTER CITY midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has been cleared of serious injury following tests on his left knee, the club have reported. Gundogan, making his first start since last December after recovering from surgery on his right knee, limped off after an hour of City’s Carabao Cup third-round w...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 4:48 PM
BITTER cross-city rivals Manchester United and Manchester City were tipped to be the strongest title contenders ahead of the 2017-18 season. And the two sides have set the early pace, occupying the top positions in the Premier League, both on ten points after four games. The rivalry between Jose...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 4:40 PM
LEON GORETZKA is a wanted man. The 22-year-old midfielder is a known Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool target. Football Whispers take a closer look at the Schalke star who will be on the move next summer. “Honestly, it is really getting on my nerves, ” he said when stories...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 3:05 PM
MANCHESTER CITY fear PSG are now favourites to sign Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean ace wants to leave the Emirates and is free to speak to European clubs in January as he is out-of-contract next summer. Pep Guardiola was confident the 28-year-old wanted to join City, despite a failed £6...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 11:49 AM
DAVID SILVA has revealed his heartbreak after forest fires ripped through his home town of Gran Canaria. 400 people have been forced to leave their homes on the holiday island popular with Brits. A level 2 emergency has been declared, with the fire already eating up 1, 000 hectares due to strong...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 10:44 AM
ARSENE WENGER admits he tried to sign Gareth Barry – but was blown away by the spending power of Manchester City. Barry is set to claim the record for all-time Premier League appearances if he lines up for West Brom against Arsenal on Monday night. The former England midfielder is currently tied...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 8:07 AM
ARSENAL and Manchester City are tracking Fulham whizz kid Matt O’Riley, according to reports. O’Riley, 16, has starred twice in the Carabao Cup and once in the Checkatrade Trophy for the Cottagers this season. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5 GET A FREE £10 BET And his impressive midfield performances hav...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 6:53 AM
ARSENAL are keen on another tilt for Raheem Sterling in January, according to reports. The Gunners were eager to do a deal for the England winger in the summer, but Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola did not want to sell. But Arsene Wenger could make a move for the 22-year-old in the new year’...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 11:27 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are set to be investigated by Fifa for breaching regulations on signing young players. The Premier League club will follow rivals Chelsea and be probed by the world governing body on signing foreign players under the age of 18. PA:Empics Sport Reuters City have already breached Pr...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 10:30 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are closing in on a new deal for Fernandinho. The Brazil midfielder is in the final year of his contract at the Etihad and has yet to agree on fresh terms with City. But the £30million signing has been key during their impressive start to the season — and both parties are confiden...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 10:27 PM
MANCHESTER CITY midfielder Ilkay Gundogan picked up ANOTHER injury – on his first start since returning from a lengthy lay-off. The German midfielder was making his first start in nine months against West Brom in the Carabao Cup win. But Gundogan lasted just an hour before he was crunched by midf...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 9:54 PM
LEROY SANE’S match-winning double was overshadowed by Manchester City’s fears over their fellow German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. Sane struck early and late to defy West Brom’s storming second-half comeback, which peaked with Claudio Yacob’s equaliser. But Gundogan was taken off injured after Yac...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 8:06 PM
SADIO MANE wants to call Ederson to discuss his sending off for a high foot that left the keeper needing stitches. The Brazilian stopper was caught in the face by the Liverpool winger’s boot during the 5-0 thrashing of the Reds at the Etihad. Mane was shown a straight red card but believes it sho...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 3:52 PM
WEST BROM host Man City in the Carabao Cup. The third round clash takes place from The Hawthorns. Match preview stats West Brom have faced Manchester City on four occasions in the League Cup; including a 2-1 loss in the 1970 League Cup final. However, their most recent encounter came in Septemb...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 1:34 PM
VINCENT KOMPANY has reported back for Manchester City duty in style – by arriving for the Caraboa Cup clash with West Brom in a chauffuer-driven car. Kompany has been out of action since the end of August after suffering a calf injury on international duty with Gibralter. But the inspirational ca...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 10:52 AM
ARSENAL have let Alexis Sanchez’s contract run into its last year and Manchester City’s desperate attempts to sign him on transfer deadline day ultimately failed. Next summer, he’ll be a free agent and City will be back in for him, but will Manchester United be in for the Chilean striker? During...
The Sun - Wed Sep 20 12:00 AM
IT was ‘Champagne’ Charlie Nicholas who started the trend before Sergio Aguero had even kicked a ball for Manchester City. Back in August 2011, the Sky pundit predicted the Argentine striker — just recruited from Atletico Madrid — would be the worst signing of that summer’s transfer window. Well,...
The Sun - Tue Sep 19 10:30 PM
JOSE MOURINHO wants to snatch Alexis Sanchez from the clutches of Manchester City. The Manchester United boss has been quoted a £25million signing-on fee for the Arsenal striker, who will be a free agent next summer. Sanchez cannot sign an official pre-contract with the Red Devils until the new y...
The Sun - Tue Sep 19 11:15 AM
MANCHESTR CITY are closing in on highly rated young goalkeeper Beke Ozer, according to reports. The 17-year-old Altinordu stopper is being chased by clubs all over Europe, but City are confident they will get a deal over the line. Turkish Football.com report club president Seyit Mehmet Ozkan has...
The Sun - Tue Sep 19 7:50 AM
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 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...