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The Sun - Mon Oct 23 2:52 PM
THERE were goals galore this weekend in the Premier League as Manchester City moved five points clear at the top. While at the wrong end, Crystal Palace remain rooted to the bottom after a dour performance in a 1-0 defeat to Newcastle. Everton were humbled 5-2 at home to Arsenal that cost Ronald...
The Sun - Mon Oct 23 12:14 PM
MANCHESTER CITY extended their winning streak to 11 games with victory over Burnley and they host Wolves at home in the Carabao Cup in their next match. Wolves will be in high spirits though ahead of the match after winning their last three matches, scoring nine goals across the victories. Kick-o...
The Sun - Mon Oct 23 11:08 AM
AT this stage last season, Manchester City sat on top of the Premier League table and were quite rightly regarded as the team to beat. The style of play Pep Guardiola implemented at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, appeared to be working well in England. Some even compared Guardiola’s City to the gre...
The Sun - Mon Oct 23 9:40 AM
EVERTON manager Ronald Koeman was spotted looking relaxed and smiling despite admitting his future is uncertain at Goodison Park. The under-fire Dutchman watched on as his side were battered 5-2 at home by a rampant Arsenal, to send the Toffees spiralling into the bottom three of the Premier Leag...
The Sun - Mon Oct 23 7:52 AM
KYLIAN MBAPPE has been named the 2017 European Golden Boy. The Paris Saint-Germain striker beat off competition from Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus and Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele to bag the coveted award. The news was broken by Italian outlet Tuttosport this morning. Mbappe has scored four goal...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 10:44 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA says there is no chance his Manchester City can be the next Invincibles. Table-topping City are the only unbeaten side in the Premier League after nine matches — and moved five points clear with Saturday’s 3-0 defeat of Burnley. Arsenal claimed the title of Invincibles after going t...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 12:48 PM
JURGEN KLOPP thinks the Premier League title race could be over already. The Liverpool boss points to Manchester City’s stunning start to the season that has taken them five points clear at the top. City beat Burnley 3-0 on Saturday to continue their fine form, while closest rivals Manchester Un...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 12:16 PM
WEST HAM are targeting former Manchester City bosses Manuel Pellegrini and Roberto Mancini to replace the under-fire Slaven Bilic. The Hammers board and owners met on Saturday to discuss the Croatian’s future following their 3-0 humiliation at home to Brighton on Friday night. While it is suggest...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 11:41 AM
MANUEL PELLEGRINI tops the list of candidates to be Leicester’s new boss. The Foxes want to tempt the former Manchester City chief away from Hebei China Fortune. Pellegrini — who won the Premier League with City in 2014 — has the managerial calibre Leicester want after sacking Craig Shakespeare l...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 11:40 AM
ARSENAL are preparing to offer Jack Wilshere a new contract, as Chelsea and Manchester City consider a swoop for the midfielder. The Gunners star, 25, has enjoyed a superb return to form in North London after coming back from yet another injury, sustained while on loan at Bournemouth last season....
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 8:01 AM
MANCHESTER CITY have put Mouctar Diakhaby on their shortlist of targets as a new centre-half. Top spy Txiki Begiristain and co-assistant coach Mikel Arteta watched the 6ft 3in France Under-21 star play for Lyon at Everton in Thursday’s Europa League match. Diakhaby, 20, fits the bill as City boss...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 11:06 PM
MANCHESTER CITY will keep tabs on Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam after he impressed at the Etihad during the week. Pep Guardiola had made cover at left-back one of his top priorities for next summer. And the recent long-term injury to Benjamin Mendy has made his need for reinforcements even grea...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 6:00 PM
LIONEL MESSI is set to be served with a ‘lifetime’ contract at the Nou Camp in a bid to keep him out of the clutches of Manchester City. Barcelona’s CEO Oscar Grau has said the club will offer the No10 a similar deal to Andres Iniesta to keep him at Barcelona, despite Messi still not …
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 4:57 PM
SERGIO AGUERO has reached a club milestone and equalled Eric Brook’s all-time record of 177 goals. But the record-breaking goal was shrouded in scandal after City were awarded a controversial penalty after Bernardo Silva went down in the box. The Argentina international is back in the team and ba...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 4:55 PM
SERGIO AGUERO wrote his name into the Manchester City record books as he became the club’s joint leading goalscorer of all-time. The Etihad hero stroked home a first half spot-kick to go level with Eric Brook on 177 – a record that has stood for 78 years. Yet the award of the spot-kick – for …
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 3:53 PM
JOHN MOTSON has been presented with his own custom-made blue sheepskin coat by Manchester City in his final game at the Etihad. The veteran BBC commentator will call time on speaking behind the microphone after 50 years at the end of the season. Motson’s iconic voice has become synonymous with Ma...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 1:47 PM
GABRIEL JESUS thinks Manchester City’s breath taking football this term is comparable to the styled played by his country Brazil. The striker bagged a brace as the Premier League pacesetters thrashed Stoke City last weekend 7-2 at the Etihad. Jesus was also on target for City in the 2-1 Champions...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 10:10 AM
GABRIEL JESUS pipped Manchester United star Marcus Rashford to a spot in the final three for the European Golden Boy award. England ace Rashford made the initial 24-man shortlist for the coveted prize but is no longer in the running. And Goal reports Jesus joins Paris Saint-Germain sensation Kyli...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 11:33 PM
WHOM the Gods would destroy, they first make mad. And with every passing week, Antonio Conte is looking madder than hell. Three games without a win equals a crisis for any Chelsea manager. But when the results come on the back of a summer of Stamford Bridge discontent, amid increasing boardroom d...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 10:30 PM
BERNARDO SILVA has hailed Kevin De Bruyne, saying he can become Manchester City’s own ‘Special Ron’. The Etihad new boy played alongside superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as they helped Portugal to Euro 2016 glory last year. And although the £43million man has only been at City since the summer, he can...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 10:14 PM
ENGLAND goalkeeper Joe Hart has been robbed by a gang of moped bandits. The West Ham star, 30, had his smartphone snatched by three scooter-riding thieves who pounced on him close to the club’s training ground. The gang are also thought to have taken a wallet and watch. It is understood the rob...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 8:59 PM
WHEN Benjamin Mendy picked up his nasty knee injury, Manchester City fans must have been cursing their luck. The left-back made a flying start and looked like a sure-fire star of the season. But such is the genius of boss Pep Guardiola, City have adapted brilliantly. They are no weaker, despite t...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 3:33 PM
MANCHESTER CITY forward Gabriel Jesus treated his mates to an Italian meal to celebrate his side’s 2-1 win over Napoli on Tuesday. The Brazilian – who was on the score sheet for the eight time this season at the Etihad against the Serie A league leaders, was in a relaxed mood with his pals as …
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 3:21 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA admits he has no idea when skipper Vincent Kompany will be fit again. The Belgium international has been sidelined since he picked up a calf injury on international duty against Gibraltar in early September. His last appearance for City was way back in the 2-1 win over Bournemouth a...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 1:46 PM
MANCHESTER CITY have agreed a a buy-back option with Borussia Dortmund for Jadon Sancho. The 17-year-old joined German giants Borussia Dortmund in a shock £7m deal on deadline day. He had been in a bitter dispute with City for weeks, and was refusing to sign a new contract after a bust-up over a...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 11:54 AM
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The Sun - Fri Oct 20 7:42 AM
AYMERIC LAPORTE has revealed he turned down Manchester City and Chelsea over the summer. The French centre-back, 23, could have netted a mega-money deal by swapping Athletic Bilbao for the Premier League. But Laporte, 23, told L’Equipe: “I had the chance to leave but I did not feel it. “Also beca...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 7:22 AM
MANCHESTER CITY are fuming after Jadon Sancho left without a sell-on OR buy-back clause, SunSport understands. The 17-year-old joined German giants Borussia Dortmund in a shock £10m deal on deadline day. He had been in a bitter dispute with City for weeks, and was refusing to sign a new contract...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 7:15 PM
MAN CITY take on Burnley in the Premier League as they look to extend their lead over rivals United. But Sean Dyche’s side won’t make it easy for them as they arrive with an unbeaten away record. The Clarets have beaten Chelsea and Everton on the road this year and drawn at Tottenham and Liverpoo...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 5:09 PM
ARSENAL, Chelsea and Manchester City are reportedly eyeing moves for French prodigy Lenny Pintor. The 17-year-old currently plays for second-division side Brest and is a regular for France’s U17s. Lenny impressed during the recent youth World Cup in India, with his goal against Spain a highlight....
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 3:53 PM
MANCHESTER CITY striker Gabriel Jesus has celebrated his side’s 2-1 victory over Napoli by adding another tattoo to his elaborate collection. The Brazilian – who was on the score sheet for the eight time this season at the Etihad on Tuesday evening – showed he truly holds the cards after getting...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 11:08 AM
JUVENTUS are targeting Borussia Dortmund star Julian Weigl – joining Manchester City and Barcelona in the list of interested clubs. Dortmund midfielder Weigl has established himself as one of the best young talents in Germany over the past 18 months. And now the Bundesliga club could face a Janua...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 10:09 AM
INTER MILAN are chasing Manchester City prodigy Brahim Diaz. The 18-year-old Spaniard has been groomed for success at the Etihad Stadium where the club have high hopes he can become a star in the future. But Inter have become the latest club to show an interest in the teenager in the belief they...
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...