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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 …

De Bruyne warns Hazard ahead of World cup – ‘players will try and kick you’

Kevin De Bruyne has sent a stern warning to Belgium team-mate Eden Hazard ahead of his country’s opening World Cup fixture next Monday evening. Belgium thrashed Costa Rica 4-1 in their final warm-up game before the tournament on Monday, thanks to goals from Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku (2) and Michy Batshuayi. However Roberto Martinez’s suffered …

Lionel Messi expects Manchester City stars to shine in Russia

Lionel Messi says he expects both Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva to shine at this summer’s World Cup. The Barcelona forward is travelling to Russia as part of Jorge Sampaoli’s 23-man Argentina squad, and hopes to lift the trophy at the fourth time of asking having lost in the final four years ago to Germany. …

“Insanity” – City fans react as Leroy Sane misses out of World Cup place

Manchester City fans have been left stunned by the news that Leroy Sane has missed out on a place at the World Cup. Sane was not named in Joachim Low’s final 23-man squad for this summer’s tournament in Russia, being one of four to be dropped from the defending champion’s provisional squad. Bayer Leverkusen pair …

Pep’s Man City stars pushing for 100 point season

With success comes attention and Manchester City have certainly had both of them in huge quantities. Pep Guardiola has created a side which has been a class apart this season in the Premier League. Winning the Carabao Cup and making the quarter-finals of the Champions League are not too bad accomplishments either. But it is …

Danilo promises City will “bounce back quickly” after United upset

Manchester City defender Danilo has promised his side will “bounce back quickly” after the weekend’s upset against rivals Manchester United. United inflicted City’s first home defeat of the Premier League season on Saturday when they came from 2-0 behind to beat the league leaders 3-2 and prevent them from securing the Premier League title. City …