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  • Pep Guardiola: I'm '100%' staying at Manchester City

    The Score "Pep Guardiola is adamant he'll be coaching Manchester City next season. "I'm staying unless they sack me - 100% unless they don't like it," he said on Friday, according to Agence France-Presse. "I've said it many times. Not because we won..." January 18

  • Report: Premier League refs told to use pitchside monitors for red cards

    The Score "The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has instructed Premier League referees to start employing pitchside monitors when making potential red card decisions, according to BBC Sport's Simon Stone. Match officials in England's top flight have been criticized..." January 17

  • Is Leroy Sane reconsidering a Bayern Munich move?

    Bavarian Football Works "Per a new report by England-based outlet The Metro, the German international is reconsidering a potential move to Bayern, and is now leaning towards extending his contract with Manchester City. His current contract with City is set to expire at the end of June in 2021 and negotiations for..." January 17

  • PFA under investigation over serious concerns about how charity is run

    The Score "The Professional Footballers' Association, the trade union for players in England and Wales, is facing a statutory inquiry into serious concerns about how the charity is run. The UK government's Charity Commission describes the inquiry as the "most serious..." January 14

  • Guardiola: Record-breaker Aguero will 'die scoring goals'

    talkSport "Pep Guardiola joked Sergio Aguero will die scoring goals following his record-breaking hat-trick in a 6-1 win at Aston Villa. The Man City star, 31, became the Premier League’s all-time top scorer for an overseas player on Sunday. Aguero has scored 177 goals in..." January 13

  • Guardiola: I would never manage Manchester United

    The Score "Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola ruled out the possibility of ever taking over rival Manchester United. He was reportedly linked with the job following the departure of legendary United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, but the Spaniard says managing the Red Devils is out of the..." January 07

  • Pep Guardiola (suspiciously) optimistic about Leroy Sané’s return from injury

    Bavarian Football Works "It’s only been five months since Leroy Sané injured his ACL in a meaningless FA Community Shield game between Liverpool and Manchester City, but Pep Guardiola claims that the German is just a few weeks away from making a comeback. Fans of Bayern..." January 07

  • West Ham United will attempt to challenge Manchester City for Napoli's Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly

    Express "West Ham have emerged a shock contenders in the race to land highly-rated Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegal international has been a long-time target for both Tottenham and Chelsea while Manchester United also looked before they signed..." January 05

  • Arsenal complicate Nathan Ake chase for Chelsea, Spurs, Manchester City, Everton — report

    We Ain't Got No History "Chelsea reportedly have a £40m buyback clause for Dutch international Nathan Aké, who joined the Cherries from Chelsea for £20m back in 2017. Given our defensive issues this season, we‘ve been thus linked with the centre-back a few times in recent weeks. While..." January 04

  • Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp are right: Premier League's holiday fixture congestion is a big problem

    Yahoo! Sports "Every Premier League team knows exactly what it will be dealing with when the fixtures for the new season are released at the start of every summer. There’s no great mystery about it. The schedule packs in three games per team between Christmas and New Year’s Day, an onslaught of..." December 31

  • Pep Guardiola: Aymeric Laporte nearing return from injury, training alone

    The Score "Aymeric Laporte is close to a return to Manchester City's line-up as Pep Guardiola hopes to have the influential defender back ahead of schedule. The 25-year-old centre-back has not played for the defending Premier League champions since injuring knee ligaments on the last day of..." December 31

  • Premier League coaching hot seat

    CBS Sports "It's December, and six managers have already been sacked this Premier League season. At the halfway point of the 2019-20 campaign, five teams have made changes with Watford already firing two managers in Javi Gracia and Quique Sanchez Flores. The latest to get canned was West Ham's..." December 30

  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will honour his contract and remain at the club until the end of next season

    Daily Mail "Manchester City's chief executive Ferran Soriano is confident that Pep Guardiolawill honour his contract at the club, which runs until 2021.  Sportsmail reported this month that Guardiola has a break clause that would allow him to leave the club at the end of the..." December 29

  • It sure feels like the Premier League party is over for Manchester City

    Yahoo! Sports "It’s hard to put your finger on what exactly has led to Manchester City’s inexplicable decline this season.  Certainly, a team in third place in the uber-competitive Premier League behind an absolutely rampant Liverpool and a resurgent Leicester City..." December 27

  • Assessing the Premier League's big six at the halfway point

    The Score "The Premier League season reached the half-way point on Friday with runaway leaders Liverpool surging towards the title. Here, AFP Sport takes a look at how the traditional 'big six' have fared so far, with surprise package Leicester also coming under the..." December 27

  • Pep Guardiola: ‘It is not realistic to think about the title race’

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s late December, and Manchester City are trailing top-of-the-table Liverpool by 14 points after Pep Guardiola side’s late collapse fueled Wolverhampton Wanderers’ 3-2 comeback on Friday. This is far from what anyone associated with the defending..." December 27

  • Daily Schmankerl: no contact between Bayern Munich and ManCity over João Cancelo

    Bavarian Football Works "Bayern Munich has been on the market for a right-back to enable Joshua Kimmich to play permanently in midfield while Benjamin Pavard is needed at center-back. They have been linked to several players, including Manchester City’s João Cancelo. Sky Sport reports..." December 26

  • Best Christmas messages from Premier League

    NBC Sports "Merry Christmas to everyone! Premier League stars and clubs have been sending out holiday wishes on Christmas Day, and there have been some absolute beauties. From Kevin De Bruyne winning the holiday season with his recreation of Kevin McAllister from Home Alone,..." December 25

  • The perfect Christmas gift for every Premier League club

    The Score "The holidays are here, and with the Premier League swiftly approaching the midway point, here's a look at the perfect gift for each of the 20 sides. Aston Villa Better away form: Dean Smith's charges have the fewest away points (4) despite bagging a dozen goals..." December 25

  • 'We need them' - Pep Guardiola wants more from Man City fans when they are struggling

    Sporting News "Pep Guardiola has called on Manchester City's supporters to back his side when they are enduring tough moments. Premier League champions City were back somewhere close to their brilliant best on Saturday as Kevin De Bruyne inspired a 3-1 comeback win against Leicester City –..." December 23

  • Mikel Arteta took Arsenal job after failing to be assured he would be next Man City boss

    Mirror "Mikel Arteta took the Arsenal job after failing to get assurances from Manchester City that he would be Pep Guardiola’s successor.  Arteta, as Guardiola’s No.2, believed that he would be the natural choice to take over from the Catalan when he eventually..." December 22

  • Man City left shocked after Arsenal fail to tell them when they planned to announce Mikel Arteta appointment

    Daily Mail "Manchester City were left shocked by the timing of Arsenal's official announcement of their appointment of Mikel Arteta after finding out by turning on a TV after Pep Guardiola's press conference. City had expected some communication from Arsenal as to when they..." December 21

  • Man Utd and City hold transfer talks over £111m-rated Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz

    The Sun "KAI HAVERTZ has become one of the hottest properties in Europe with Manchester United and City among a wealth of clubs keen on a transfer. Reports in Germany outline six sides who are holding talks with the Bayer Leverkusen star's entourage over a deal. Joining the..." December 21

  • Manchester City plan to promote Borrell if Arteta leaves

    The Score "Another of Pep Guardiola's assistants is expected to take on more responsibilities at Manchester City if Mikel Arteta is appointed Arsenal manager. City are planning to promote Rodolfo Borrell and have no plans to add to Guardiola's coaching staff until the..." December 20

  • Leroy Sané wants January transfer to Bayern Munich

    The Sun "LEROY SANE has told Bayern Munich that he wants to join them in January after his summer transfer fell through, according to reports. The German champions remain keen on signing the Man City winger after knee ligament damage picked up in the Community Shield final scuppered any hopes..." December 18

  • Man City outbid Manchester United for 'next' Jordi Alba

    Daily Record "Manchester City have secured the January transfer of teenage Barcelona left back Juan Larios by outbidding Manchester United for the signature of a player described as "the next Jordi Alba". Larios will join City under European Union freedom of movement laws upon..." December 18

  • Leroy Sane provides injury update as he edges towards Man City return

    Manchester Evening News "Leroy Sane has revealed that he has finally returned to the football pitch as he edges closer to a Man City return. Sane hasn't played any part of this season at all after he was injured just 10 minutes into the Community Shield victory over Liverpool in..." December 17

  • Fuming Man City set to demand seven-figure sum from Arsenal for Mikel Arteta

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are fuming with Arsenal for their pursuit of Mikel Arteta and have told the Gunners it will cost them a seven-figure sum to land him. Arsenal have made their former midfielder Arteta their first-choice to succeed Unai Emery and held talks with the 37-year-old at..." December 17

  • Barcelona are waiting if Pep Guardiola decides to leave Manchester City at the end of the season

    Express "Barcelona are waiting in the wings if Pep Guardiola decides to leave Premier League champions Manchester City at the end of the season. Guardiola could next summer activate a break clause in his contract that runs until the end of next season if certain conditions are..." December 15

  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is among the favourites to replace Pep Guardiola

    The Sun "Manchester City chiefs have identified Brendan Rodgers as a potential successor to Pep Guardiola. Pep says he will not quit before his contract ends in the summer of 2021. But City are looking to life after their back-to-back Premier League title-winning..." December 15

  • Pep Guardiola's secret release clause REVEALED

    Daily Mail "Pep Guardiola has a break clause in his contract which could see him leave Manchester City at the end of this season. Sportsmail can reveal that the deal the Spaniard signed last year — which saw him extend his original contract until 2021 — included an..." December 13

  • Manchester City to rival Chelsea for Nathan Aké in January

    We Ain't Got No History "The Nathan Aké rumor mill is gathering a bit of momentum with less than a month to go until January and at least two of the top four teams possibly looking for defensive reinforcements. While both Pep Guardiola and Frank Lampard have stopped short of admitting this publicly..." December 10

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: United still biggest club in Manchester

    The Score "Manchester City may have won back-to-back Premier League titles, and currently stand 11 points clear of Manchester United, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists his team are still bigger than their neighbours. Despite not winning a championship since 2013, the Old Trafford boss insists his..." December 07

  • Raheem Sterling set to become highest paid player in Manchester City’s history

    Metro "Manchester City are confident of agreeing a new deal with Raheem Sterling that would see the forward made the highest paid player in the club’s history, sources have told Metro.co.uk. Metro.co.uk exclusively revealed in October that City had planned on opening negotiations with..." December 05

  • Jesus aspires to rival City teammate Aguero in scoring stakes

    Daily Mail "Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has revealed that he is looking to learn from 'a legend of football' in Sergio Aguero. Jesus scored a brace as City beat Burnley 4-1 away on Tuesday night, with the result seeing Pep Guardiola's side,..." December 04

  • Liverpool Join Manchester City & United in Race for Lyon Wonderkid Mathis Rayan Cherki

    90 Min "Liverpool are looking to beat competition from the Premier League and across Europe for Lyon wonderkid Mathis Rayan Cherki. Despite only turning 16 in August, Cherki - who is capped for France at youth level but is also eligible for Algeria - has already his made Ligue 1 and..." December 02

  • Mikel Arteta a leading candidate to replace sacked Unai Emery

    The Independent "Arsenal will again make a pitch to former player Mikel Arteta as they seek to replace the sacked Unai Emery. The Independent has been told the Manchester City assistant head coach is once more one of the top candidates, along with Carlo Ancelotti, Max Allegri,..." November 30

  • Pep Guardiola open to idea of Man City extension

    NBC Sports "In his still relatively short coaching career, Pep Guardiola has never spent more than four seasons at one club. That could change this summer, though. At a press conference on Friday, Guardiola revealed his enjoyment of coaching with Manchester City and in the Premier..." November 29

  • City Football Group adds Indian club Mumbai City to football empire

    The Telegraph "The next frontier in which Manchester City will plunge the flag will be Mumbai, and its Indian Super League club, currently seventh in a 10-team division, home crowds averaging fewer than 5,000 and about to join the biggest club football operation in the world.  Mumbai City..." November 28

  • Raheem Sterling, Manchester City Discussing New Long-Term Contract

    Bleacher Report "Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling is reportedly in talks to his extend his contract at the Etihad Stadium, which would make him the highest earner at the club. Sky Sports News reported that City Director of Football Txiki Begiristain and Chief Operating..." November 27

  • Manchester City owners in record valuation after U.S. investment

    France 24 "The parent company of Premier League champions Manchester City has been given a global record sports valuation of £3.73 billion ($4.8 billion) after US equity firm Silver Lake acquired just over 10 percent of the company on Wednesday. Silver Lake have signed a definitive..." November 27

  • Guardiola: Aguero out for 'a few weeks'

    BBC "Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed striker Sergio Aguero will be out "for a few weeks" with the thigh injury he sustained in Saturday's win against Chelsea. Argentina striker Aguero, 31, hobbled off after 77 minutes of the 2-1 victory. Aguero..." November 25

  • Raheem Sterling wants Pep Guardiola to extend tenure at Manchester City

    Daily Mail "Raheem Sterling is seeking assurances from Manchester City that boss Pep Guardiola is staying for the long run as the City star ponders over signing a new mega-money deal with the Premier League champions. City are looking to tie Sterling down to a..." November 24

  • Pep Guardiola unaffected by adversity: 'I want to stay' at Manchester City

    The Score "Pep Guardiola has issued a defiant message to runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool, saying his Manchester City side are not going to give up despite the yawning points gap. The City boss acknowledges that his team have it all to do, in fourth place and trailing the leaders by nine..." November 23

  • Sterling In Manchester City Contract Talks?

    Bitter And Blue "Manchester City have opened contract talks with Raheem Sterling, just one year after agreeing a new contract with the City winger, according to the Daily Mirror. " November 21

  • Raheem Sterling opens contract talks with Man City over improving current £300k-a-week deal

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City have opened talks with Raheem Sterling over a new contract. It comes almost exactly 12 months since Sterling’s last extension but underlines how the City forward has moved onto another level in the past year. Sterling, 24, has scored 18 goals for club..." November 20

  • John Terry responds to claims he blocked Chelsea transfer for Sergio Aguero

    Daily Mirror "John Terry has dismissed claims he urged Chelsea not to sign Sergio Aguero before his move to Manchester City . Chelsea had reportedly considered Aguero in the summer of 2009 as they looked to add some youth to an ageing attack of Didier Drogba and Nicolas..." November 20

  • Pep Guardiola’s agent says he’ll fulfill his Manchester City contract through 2021

    Bavarian Football Works "Machester City manager Pep Guardiola has recently been linked with a potential return to Bayern Munich in the wake of the departure of Niko Kovac. Hansi Flick has been confirmed as the interim manager until at least Christmas, but Bayern are still on the hunt for a long term..." November 19

  • Pep Guardiola’s agent plays down Bayern Munich’s interest in Manchester City’s manager

    Bavarian Football Works "Niko Kovac recently resigned for Bayern Munich and the Bavarians have been on the hunt for a new manager ever since. While Hansi Flick seems to be a great short-term option in Munich, a good long-term appointment is crucial. Names such as Max Allegri and Arsene Wenger have already been..." November 18

  • Man City Consider January Bid for RB Leipzig Defender Dayot Upamecano

    90 Min "Manchester City are considering a January bid for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, as they look to add some much-needed depth to their defence. Having lost Aymeric Laporte to injury, City were also made to cope without John Stones for a significant part of the early weeks of the..." November 18