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Manchester City V Burnley – Match Preview & Predicted XI

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be very happy with how the international break has gone. The likes of Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho, Aymeric Laporte and Benjamin Mendy were not selected for their countries and took a full part in training yesterday ahead of Saturday’s game against Burnley. Kevin De Bruyne’s return to fitness is also …

Manchester City vs Brighton: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know ahead of tomorrow’s clash at The Etihad Pep Guardiola will be hoping his side can maintain their uneaten start to the Premier League season when they welcome Brighton to The Etihad tomorrow afternoon. And the Spaniard is expected to make a number of changes from the side that beat Oxford …

Oxford United vs Manchester City: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know about tonight’s trip to The Kassam Stadium Manchester City begin their defence of the Carabao Cup this evening as they take on League One’s Oxford United. Pep Guardiola is expected to make a heap of changes to the side that thrashed Cardiff City 5-0 at the weekend, with Sergio Aguero, …

Premier League Team of the Week: Gundogan, Mahrez star as City thrash Cardiff

Liverpool made it five wins out of five as they swept aside Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to go top of the Premier League table. Chelsea drew with West Ham, ending their perfect start to the new campaign, whilst Manchester City made slight work of Cardiff, beating Neil Warnock’s side 5-0 to stay level with the …

Manchester City V Lyon – Match Preview and Predicted XI

Manchester City will head into tonight’s match against Lyon off the back of a comfortable 3-0 win over Fulham in the Premier League.  Manager Pep Guardiola will have been pleased to see Leroy Sane’s name on the scoresheet after giving the German his first start to the season, but he would have been concerned by …

Manchester City v Fulham – Match Preview and Predicted XI

Manchester City face Fulham at the Etihad on Saturday afternoon hoping to build on their 2-1 home win against Newcastle before the international break. A home fixture is always welcome when players are returning from far and wide from their national team squads, and manager Pep Guardiola will be hoping everyone returns fully fit. Fulham …

Manchester City vs Wolves – Match Preview and Predicted XI

Manchester City take on Wolverhampton Wanderers this weekend, hoping to make it three wins from as many games as they continue to defend their Premier League crown. The Blues have had a fine start to their season so far, easily brushing past Arsenal on the opening day to win 2-0 and more recently thrashing Huddersfield …

Kevin De Bruyne expects Liverpool to push Manchester City this season for the Premier League title

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne admits he is wary of the threat Liverpool will pose this season after a positive summer in the transfer market for Jurgen Klopp’s side.  Liverpool completed four new signings over the summer, spending just £160 million to bring all of Alisson, Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho to Anfield. City …

Gundogan ready to fill Kevin De Bruyne void after Belgian suffers knee injury

Ilkay Gundogan says he is ready to step up to the plate after Kevin De Bruyne suffered a knee injury in training. De Bruyne missed 12 games in 2016 with an injury right knee, and while the extent of his latest knock his not yet known – there are fears the Belgian could have suffered a …

Liverpool can challenge Manchester City this season insists former England star

Former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright believes Manchester City will face competition from Liverpool for the Premier League title this season.  City strolled to the title last term in record fashion, ending the season with a century of points having won 32 of their 38 top flight games. The Cityzens closest rivals were Manchester …

Guardiola hints youngsters will play a big part in Sunday’s Community Shield

Pep Guardiola has hinted a number of the club’s youngsters will feature in Sunday’s Community Shield tie against Chelsea. A host of City’s young stars have starred in pre-season – including in the 3-2 win over Bayern Munich were Guardiola fielded no less than six teenagers in his starting line-up. The likes of Phil Foden, …

David Villa backs Manchester City to retain the Premier League title

Spain and Barcelona legend David Villa has backed Manchester City to retain the Premier League title.  Villa, 36, played under City boss Pep Guardiola during his time with Barcelona, winning both the La Liga and Champions League titles in 2010/11, and the Copa Del Rey the following year. Now with City’s sister club, New York …

Craig Bellamy backs Manchester City to retain their Premier League title next season

Ex-Manchester City star Craig Bellamy has backed his former side to retain their Premier League title next season. City were the runaway Champions last season, as they finished top of the table with a record century of points and having lost only two top flight games all year. And Bellamy – who spent two seasons …

Pep Guardiola makes shock inclusion in Manchester City’s pre-season squad

Joe Hart has been named as a shock inclusion in Manchester City’s pre-season squad for their tour of America. The 31-year-old was named alongside Claudio Bravo as one of two keepers of Pep Guardiola’s squad, with regular number one Ederson not yet having returned to training following his time with Brazil at the World Cup. …

City still have the edge of United next season insists Ryan Giggs

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes Manchester City still have the edge over his former side going into next season. City were runaway Premier League champions last term, beating second place United by an huge 19 points. However no manager since Sir Alex Ferguson in 2007-2009 has successfully defended the Premier League title, with different …