The Manchester City trio of Joao Cancelo, Cole Palmer and Nathan Ake are doubtful for the Premier League meeting with London team Crystal Palace on Monday night. The three players were absent from the Manchester City squad that took on Portuguese champions Sporting Lisbon in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night.
Premier League champions Manchester City played out a goalless draw with Sporting Lisbon at home thereby securing a place in the Champions League quarterfinals via a 5-0 aggregate victory. City had done the bulk of the job in the first leg thanks to the 5-0 away win over their Portuguese opponents. Continue reading CITY TRIO DOUBTFUL FOR PALACE GAME
Premier League holders Manchester City have extended their lead at the top of the table to three points after they thumped hosts Newcastle United and their title rivals namely Liverpool and Chelsea dropped points on the road. The three major Premier League title contenders were on the road and it was only the Citizens who finished their game with three points.
Manchester City had earlier stretched their lead from one point to four points after beating struggling Newcastle United 4-0 in the early game on Sunday. Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling were all on target as the Citizens recorded an emphatic victory at the expense of the Magpies to increase their lead at the summit to four points. On their part, West London giants Chelsea could only play a goalless draw at Wolves as their title challenge faltered. The Blues are now six points adrift of Manchester City in the title race and just six points better than London rivals Arsenal in fourth position. Continue reading MAN CITY EXTEND PREMIER LEAGUE LEAD
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo had a good chance of joining the reigning Premier League winners in the summer before city rivals Manchester United swooped in on him to secure his return to Old Trafford. Five-time Ballon d’Or Award recipient Ronaldo returned to the Theatre of Dreams before the end of this summer’s transfer window after a decade and two years away from the club.
He had played for the duo of Real Madrid and Juventus before returning to Old Trafford. Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge of the first team when Ronaldo left the club to sign for Real Madrid in an £80m deal in 2009. Continue reading FERNANDINHO SPEAKS ON RONALDO TRANSFER
Manchester City are currently more than prepared to land Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane this summer regardless of what it might cost them and they have proved that according to their latest offer. The Etihad giants have been hot on the chase of the England international striker since the beginning of June and even though Spurs owner Daniel Levy has insisted that the striker will not leave the Tottenham Hotspur stadium this summer, there continues to be a great chance of him joining City, with Guardiola keen on landing his primary target before the transfer window closes in some weeks from now.
Kane is keen to leave Tottenham this summer and is willing to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side as he plans to win trophies before the end of his career. After first having a bid of around £100 million reportedly rejected by Tottenham, City have made an improved offer and this time, they have included a number of their players as the possible options that they are willing to include in the deal to land the English star. Continue reading CITY PREPARED TO OFFER SEVERAL STARS TO ATTRACT KANE
Manchester City have suffered a major injury scare after midfielder IlkayGundoganlimped out of training on the eve of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) final clash with Chelsea in the city of Porto in Portugal.
It was reported by the Manchester Evening News (MEN) that Gundogan picked up a knock after he dived to head a cross and bumped into fellow midfielder Fernandinhoon his way down. Gundogan was helped back onto his feet and the German thereafter limped off the field as the training session ended. Continue reading UCL: CITY SUFFER MAJOR INJURY SCARE
It is now a customary tradition in the world of football for the biggest clubs in the top 5 leagues in the world to plant scouts in South America, especially Brazil, who would be tasked with the responsibility of identifying young top talents and also recommending them the club for a possible transfer. That’s how it has been for some time now, and that’s how we got to know about the likes of Neymar, Vinicius Junior, Gabriel Jesus, and so on.
This time, another wonderkid in the South American country has been discovered and he is set to spark a bidding war between two of the English Premier League’s biggest clubs; Manchester City and Liverpool. The player in question, Kayky, who plays for Brazilian outfit Fluminense, has attracted a lot of interest from clubs in Europe in recent times, but while there have been more clubs who have enquired about the possibility of signing him, City and Liverpool lead the way. Continue reading CITY RIVAL LIVERPOOL FOR BRAZILIAN STARLET
Manchester City have leapfrogged rivals Manchester United at the Premier League summit after the big win at the home of struggling West Bromon Tuesday night. Ahead of the game, Manchester City knew that a win would take them above the Red Devils and they were able to achieve their target in style following the 5-0 thumping of the Baggies.
Manchester City were excellent throughout the game especially in the first half, which saw them score four goals without reply. German international Ilkay Gundogan was the star of the show with two goals to take his tally to seven goals in the last eight games in the league. Continue reading CITY GO TOP WITH BIG WIN
No one needs to be told how much of an important player Kevin De Bruyne is to Manchester City. The Belgian midfielder is the club’s best player and the Etihad outfit are currently looking to tie him down to a new deal following series of contract talks with the player and his agent in recent weeks.
However, according to multiple reports, De Bruyne has turned down the latest contract offer tabled by the club. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano earlier stated that the player and the club are almost at an agreement and the deal will be signed soon. But in what has been a recent switch in developments, the former Wolfsburg man is having a rethink. Continue reading KEVIN DE BRUYNE REJECTS LATEST MANCHESTER CITY CONTRACT OFFER