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The Sun - Wed Sep 27 6:50 PM
QARABAG’S first ever Champions League home match ended in despair as they lost 2-1 to Roma at the Tofik Bakhramov Stadium. Early goals from Kostas Manolas and Edin Dzeko sent Eusebio Di Francesco’s side into delirium, but they found themselves on the back foot after Pedro Henrique netted before t...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 5:22 PM
ILKAY GUNDOGAN has promised to help new Manchester City team-mate Benjamin Mendy through his injury nightmare. The German international has just returned from almost 10 months on the sidelines with a cruciate knee problem. And on Saturday he saw full-back Mendy carried off with a knee ligament pr...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 2:23 PM
BACARY SAGNA shows off his custom camouflage Smart car and matching outfit – after going missing in the football world. The former France international was this summer released by Manchester City following three years at the Etihad. And if his latest Instagram post is anything to go by, it is eas...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 1:37 PM
MANCHESTER CITY star Benjamin Mendy has played down fears over his knee injury, as he’s seen out on crutches and protective cast. The French defender, 23, is reported to be facing a significant stint on the sidelines after the injury sustained against Crystal Palace on Tuesday night. After the 5-...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 11:07 AM
PEP GUARDIOLA is set to spend even more money on full-backs after Benjamin Mendy’s horror injury. The Man City boss splashed out £133million on three defenders in the summer but could now dip back into the January market after his left-sided ace was crocked. Danilo joined from Real Madrid for £27...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 10:26 AM
MANCHESTER CITY have been dealt a major blow with Benjamin Mendy set top be ruled out for NINE MONTHS with ruptured knee ligaments. The France international has seen a specialist in Barcelona after hobbling off in the first half of Saturday’s 5-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace. Pep Guardiola’s pal D...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 11:46 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA has confirmed Benjamin Mendy is facing months on the sidelines with suspected knee ligament damage. The £51.6million full-back, 23, will see renowned knee specialist Ramon Cugat in Barcelona on Wednesday. And with the tests expected to confirm the worst, Guardiola may have to sign a...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 9:37 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE’S screamer saw wasteful Manchester City beat Shakhtar Donetsk. Sergio Aguero missed a penalty and Raheem Sterling skewed a glorious opportunity wide before sealing victory with a late strike. More to follow… STATS, FACTS, GOALS & LOLS Kevin De Bruyne continued his superb form afte...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 5:18 PM
FOOTBALL fans are known for their tribal nature – it’s what makes one club’s support distinct from the other. But tell that to Manchester City and Chelsea fans, who have been given almost IDENTICAL training kits. The Nike attire, made specifically for training sessions at their training grounds,...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 4:13 PM
MANCHESTER CITY stars arrived to the Etihad campus in style ahead of their Champions League clash against FC Shakhtar Donetsk. Pep Guardiola’s men breezed past Feyenoord in the Group F opener with a comfortable 4-0 victory. The star-studded line-up arrived earlier today boasting a fleet of superc...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 3:34 PM
MANCHESTER CITY defender Benjamin Mendy is set to see a knee specialist in Spain due to fears his injury is worse than first thought. The full-back lasted 29 minutes of Saturday’s win against Crystal Palace at the Etihad. City boss Pep Guardiola was hopeful Mendy would be able to train with the s...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 3:34 PM
MANCHESTER CITY have enjoyed a flying start to the 2017-18 Premier League season. Pep Guardiola’s men have charged to the top of the table, dropping just two points from their opening six games while finding the back of the net an astounding 21 times. But what is the secret to City‘s success? Acc...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 2:15 PM
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN will HIJACK Manchester City’s move for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports from Chile. The Arsenal striker’s contract expires at the end of the season and he appears determined to leave the Emirates. Chilean newspaper El Mecurio report that PSG will offer Sanchez a £9MILLION...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 1:51 PM
LIONEL MESSI is used to having the ball stuck to him – but not another player. Manchester City kid Pablo Maffeo – on loan at Girona for the second season running – made a lasting impression on the Barcelona superstar during Saturday’s 3-0 La Liga defeat with his man-marking. Video highlights show...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 1:08 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ is getting stick from his Arsenal team-mates over his failed Manchester City move, according to Chuba Akpom. The Chilean winger was set to switch the Emirates for the Etihad on deadline day before the Gunners pulled the plug on the £60million deal at the last minute. And Akpom has...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 12:46 PM
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN will HIJACK Manchester City’s summer move for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports in Chile. The Arsenal star is out of contract at the end of the season and appears set on leaving the Emirates – and Chilean newspaper El Mecurio report that PSG will offer Sanchez a £9MILLION ‘...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 10:48 AM
THE Premier League is truly blessed with some phenomenal striking talent this season. There have been goals flying in all over the country so far this term, with a host of forwards already averaging a goal a game. Four men who have enjoyed a hot start to 2017-18 are Alvaro Morata, Sergio Aguero,...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 9:49 AM
LIFE is pretty good as a Manchester City fan at the minute. I genuinely believe the football played in the opening six games of the season is the best City have played in my lifetime, and probably ever. City have now scored 22 goals in September alone, with two more games still to play. But …
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 8:12 AM
SERGIO AGUERO is the only world-class forward in the Premier League. That is the view of Arsenal strike legend Thierry Henry. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5 GET A FREE £10 BET It has been goals galore in the top flight this season with Aguero, Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata all banging in six each in a...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 10:35 PM
MANCHESTER rivals City and United currently lead the Premier League table after six matches. Champions Chelsea stay hot on their trail, however, they are three points behind.
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 6:44 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA has spilled the beans over his private chat with a ball-boy that helped transform Manchester City in their 5-0 deomoliton of Crystal Palace. The Etihad chief admits he made the lad part of his tactical changes as he ramped up the pace and the pressure on the Premier League’s bottom...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 4:21 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA is praying history does not repeat itself as he looks to continue Manchester City’s outstanding start. It was Matchday Two of the Champions League last September when his ten-match winning streak came to an end. That thrilling draw at Celtic was the start of what turned into a trick...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 2:44 PM
MANCHESTER CITY face Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad looking to take control of Group F. City were impressive beating Feyenoord in Holland and Pep Guardiola will be looking for a similar result and performance on home soil.
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 9:51 AM
PEP GUARDIOLA is ready to shore up his Manchester City defence with Barcelona’s versatile Sergi Roberto, according to reports. Roberto, 25, can operate either as a defensive midfielder or as a deep lying central midfielder, full-back or even winger. The Spaniard has made exactly 100 appearances f...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 9:27 AM
PEP GUARDIOLA has told Arsenal to forget about signing Raheem Sterling. Arsense Wenger made an enquiry about the England forward ahead of last month’s transfer deadline. City said ‘no’ to Sterling, 22, moving to the Emirates in a swap deal with Alexis Sanchez. There were reports last week that Ar...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 7:57 AM
RAHEEM STERLING is in store for a new Manchester City contract, according to reports. Pep Guardiola warned Arsenal off trying to sign the England winger, 22, after his blistering start to the season. And, according to the Daily Star, he will offer Sterling a new deal in order to assure him of his...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE is keen to sign an improved deal at Manchester City — and right now who can blame him. The Belgian superstar is in the form of his life and would get into any team in the world at present. For an attack-minded player it surely cannot get much better than Pep Guardiola’s …
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA has told Arsenal to forget about landing Raheem Sterling. The Gunners asked about the England forward ahead of last month’s transfer deadline. City said ‘no’ to Sterling, 22, moving to the Emirates in a swap deal with Alexis Sanchez. There were reports last week that Arsene Wenger m...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 10:29 PM
EDERSON MORAES revealed he has made his peace with Liverpool forward Sadio Mane. The Manchester City keeper needed eight stitches after he was booted in the face by the Kop ace two weeks ago. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5 GET A FREE £10 BET Mane received a red card while Ederson was stretchered off aft...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 9:32 PM
ONE of the most interesting things about Manchester City’s demolition of Palace was the flexibility of Pep Guardiola’s team. When centre-back John Stones went off, the manager moved Kyle Walker to the middle, made Danilo swap to right-back and bought on Fabian Delph to play left-back! That shows...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 7:53 PM
MANCHESTER CITY loanee Pablo Maffeo has revealed he was quizzed by Lionel Messi during the La Liga game on Saturday. As Barcelona won a comfortable 3-0 away victory over Girona, Messi asked Maffeo how old he was and if he was on loan from Man City. Maffeo who is currently enjoying his third seaso...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 5:12 PM
JOHN STONES has defied all assumed logic that he is a cultured, ball-playing defender. Few would deny the England and Manchester City centre-back is good in possession. But the former Everton player wants to be recognised for the basics. Stones, 23, told the Mail on Sunday: “I don’t want to be kn...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 4:09 PM
MANCHESTER CITY star Benjamin Mendy has revealed he joined the club thanks to Pep Guardiola… and now wants to win the Premier League. The ex-Monaco man, 23, claims the Spanish chief played a major role in him opting to head to the Etihad this summer. Mendy also added he wants to dominate English...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 1:12 PM
SHAKHTAR DONETSK captain Darijo Srna has FAILED a drugs test… and will now miss the club’s Champions League showdown with Manchester City. The Croatian veteran, 35, has revealed he will fight to clear his name saying he never knowingly ingested any banned substances. Srna will take a self-imposed...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 12:35 PM
EDWIN VAN DER SAR has claimed Manchester City and Manchester United are taking the Premier League by storm… but has reserved special praise for Pep Guardiola. The ex-Old Trafford stopper, 46, is currently chief executive at Eredivisie giants Ajax – but has been keeping a close eye on the English...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 10:02 AM
MANCHESTER CITY star John Stones bizarrely congratulated Chelsea and Alvaro Morata on Instagram on Saturday evening… thanks to an incredible PR blunder. Earlier in the day, Pep Guardiola’s City thumped Roy Hodgson’s hapless Crystal Palace 5-0, while the Blues stormed to a 4-0 win away to Stoke. S...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 1:00 AM
RAHEEM STERLING struck twice as Manchester City stayed top of the table with another convincing win. Pep Guardiola’s men looked did not quite hit the heights in the first half but Leroy Sane settled their nerves with a goal right on half-time. And the England winger – who was linked with a move a...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 6:56 PM
RAHEEM STERLING struck twice as Manchester City stayed top of the table with another convincing win. Pep Guardiola’s men looked did not quite hit the heights in the first half but Leroy Sane settled their nerves with a goal right on half-time. And the England winger – who was linked with a move a...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 5:04 PM
RAHEEM STERLING struck twice as Manchester City stayed top of the table with another convincing win. Pep Guardiola’s men looked did not quite hit the heights in the first half but Leroy Sane settled their nerves with a goal right on half-time. And the England winger – who was linked with a move a...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 9:56 AM
BENJAMIN MENDY has revealed Bernardo Silva kept his Monaco team-mates in the dark before shocking them with his Manchester City switch. The Citizens duo, Kylian Mbappe, and Tiemoue Bakayoko made up fake rumours about themselves for fun after a stunning title-winning season. And Silva, the only on...
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’...