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Mahrez the ‘perfect man’ for Manchester City insists former star

Former Manchester City favourite Ali Benarbia believes new signing Riyad Mahrez is a perfect fit for Pep Guardiola’s side. Mahrez joined City as a club record £60 million signing last week following months of speculation he was to leave Leicester City. The Algerian was denied a move to City in January by the Foxes, with …

John Stones wants to continue improving after solid World Cup

Manchester City and England defender John Stones has insisted he will continue to self-criticise in order for him to learn and grow as a player. Stones played a vital role in England’s World Cup campaign, which saw the Three Lions reach the semi-final for the first time since 1990. The 24-year-old grabbed a brace against …

Mendy caps off brilliant season with World Cup winners medal

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy capped off a brilliant first season in English football with a World Cup winners medal today as France swept aside Croatia in Moscow. Mario Mandzukic gifted France the lead early on with an unfortunate own-goal, however the forward was spared his blushes soon after when Ivan Perisic struck home a …

Mahrez wants to win the Champions League at City

Manchester City new signing Riyad Mahrez has revealed he aims to win the Champions League at the club, saying he made the move to a ‘big club’ in order to win trophies. Mahrez joined City this week from Leicester in a £60m deal, making him the club’s most expensive ever signing in front of Aymeric …

Roy Keane slams John Stones after England exit

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has taken a swipe at City and England defender John Stones, following the Three Lions’ semi-final defeat to Croatia in the World Cup. England went a goal ahead after just three minutes via Kieran Trippier’s free kick, but Ivan Perisic levelled the scores with 20 minutes to go and …

City complete 60m Mahrez signing!

Manchester City have completed the signing of Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez, breaking their current club transfer fee record in the process. The 27-year-old cost the Blues £60m, and signs a lucrative five-year deal at the Etihad. The Algerian becomes City’s first signing of the summer, and will compete with the likes of Sane and …

Football fans everywhere slam shameful racism suffered by Fernandinho following Brazil’s World Cup exit

Football fans everywhere have taken to social media to show their support for Manchester City star Fernandinho after he suffered racist abuse at the hands of Brazilian fans following their exit from the World Cup. The 33-year-old midfielder scored an own-goal during Brazil’s quarter-final exit at the hands of Belgium – the ball deflecting off …

Peter Crouch defends Sterling criticism

Former England striker Peter Crouch has slammed the criticism that Raheem Sterling has faced during this summer’s World Cup, saying that the forward has been undervalued for his country. Sterling has played in almost every game for the Three Lions this summer, but has faced strong criticism for his apparent poor performances throughout. The City …

Gabriel Jesus admits frustration at ‘disappointing’ World Cup campaign

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has admitted his frustration after what was a disappointing World Cup campaign for both himself and Brazil. Brazil were sent home from Russia at the quarter-final stages earlier in the week after they were beat 2-1 by Belgium in Kazan. Tite’s men were heavy favourites for the tournament after an …

Stones wary of Sweden threat ahead of crucial England game

Manchester City star John Stones has warned that England’s upcoming quarter-final clash with Sweden is not to be taken lightly, saying their team is full of quality players. The Three Lions face Sweden on Saturday, a nation who England have often struggled against in the past, and it’s fair to say that the public’s confidence …

Manchester City star ruled out of World Cup after suffering ankle injury in training

Manchester City and Brazil full-back Danilo has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury in training. Danilo picked up the knock yesterday evening, less than a day before his country take on Belgium in the quarter-finals. The City star suffered ligament damage to his ankle, which has …

Kompany ‘not worried’ about Neymar ahead of Brazil clash

Vincent Kompany says he is ‘not worried’ about the prospect of facing Neymar and co. when Belgium meet Brazil on Friday. The two sides face off in the World Cup quarter-finals later this week. Brazil swept aside Mexico 2-0 in the last leg thanks to goals from Neymar and Firmino, however Belgium endured a far …

De Bruyne labelled the ‘assist king’ by pundit

Manchester United and England legend Rio Ferdinand has heaped praise on City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, describing him as the ‘assist king’. The playmaker played a vital role in City’s record-breaking Premier League win last season, scoring 8 goals and assisting 16 in 36 appearances last season. His form hasn’t dipped this summer at the …

Play ratings: City trio help England to historic win in Moscow

England pulled off their first ever penalty shoot-out victory in World Cup history last night as they beat Colombia to progress to the competition’s quarter-finals. Harry Kane gave England the lead early in the second-half from the penalty spot to score his sixth goal of the tournament after being dragged to the ground by Carlos …

United legend hilariously reacts to Sterling incident at World Cup

Manchester United and England legend Gary Neville has taken a hilarious swipe at a Colombia coach after he appeared to elbow City star Raheem Sterling at half time during England’s second round victory over the South American side. The England and Manchester City forward was heading off the field at half time when he was …