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Manchester City Injury Report Ahead Of The Schalke Game – Football Article

Manchester City have shared some excellent injury news ahead of tomorrow’s game against Schalke in the Champions League. Captain Vincent Kompany, fullback Benjamin Mendy and centre-half Eliaquim Mangala all returned to full training yesterday. Kompany has been sidelined with a muscular injury since the 2-1 win over Liverpool in early January, while Mendy has had to deal with swelling on his knee since making his return from surgery against Burton Albion. City manager Pep Guardiola does have a couple of…

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’11-0′ ‘Will Be Harder Than Schalke And Chelsea’ – City Fans Make Their Predictions Ahead Of Facing Newport – Football Article

Manchester City face Newport in the FA Cup this evening with many supporters of other clubs tuning in hoping for a famous cup giant killing. Before the game, the League Two club’s manager Michael Flynn talked up the magnitude of such a victory if the Welsh club come out on top: “If we win this, whether it’s extra time or penalties and I don’t care how we do it, it will be the biggest shock in FA Cup history. I…

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City Trail Serie A Giants In Battle To Land £57m Rated Dutchman Following New Development – Football Article

Juventus have emerged as favourites for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports in Italy. Manchester City, Liverpool and Barcelona are also in the race for the 19-year-old but the involvement of agent Mino Raiola could tip things in Juve’s favour. The Italian-born Dutchman has a good relationship with the Italian champions while he is not on the best of terms with Barca. City are also said to be considering taking a step back because of Raiola’s involvement in…

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Guardiola Makes Frank Admission About De Bruyne’s Selection Chances Against Chelsea – Football Article

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said that Kevin De Bruyne is not guaranteed a starting place when his side faces Chelsea tomorrow. The Citizens have performed well without the Belgian in the middle of the park this season, with Bernardo Silva having taking up the mantle by putting in a string of top drawer displays in a more central role. When asked whether De Bruyne could miss out against the Blues due to the other options available to him,…

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City Vying With Chelsea For Highly Rated Dutch U19 International Midfielder – Football Article

Manchester City are among a host of top European clubs keeping tabs on PSV Eindhoven midfielder Mohammed Ihattaren, according to Calciomercato.com. The Italian website reports that Chelsea, Barcelona and Inter Milan are also pursuing the Netherlands Under 19 international. Despite only being due to turn 17 later this month, PSV manager Mark van Bommel clearly feels that the player is already talented enough to play at senior level. Ihattaren has just broken into the first team, having made two substitute appearances…

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Manchester City V Arsenal – Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds – Football Article

Manchester City may have had a setback against Newcastle but Liverpool’s draw against Leicester on Wednesday night would have given them a much-needed boost. With just a five-point gap heading into the home game against Arsenal, Pep Guardiola’s side will be more confident of overhauling the Reds and getting the three points on Sunday. City are sweating over the fitness of number one Ederson ahead of the match. The Brazilian suffered a gashed leg prior to Matt Ritchie scoring the…

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Guardiola Raises Doubts About City Star’s Future At The Club – Football Article

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has raised doubts over whether captain Vincent Kompany will be handed a new contract to stay at the Etihad. The 32-year-old’s current deal expires in the summer and speaking at his press conference yesterday, the City boss says the club won’t make a decision on his future based on sentimental reasons: “I think it’s an issue that we have to speak with Vincent about – the club, him and his agent. We don’t have any…

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‘Well My 6 Year Old Will Like It’ ‘Yuck’ – Fans Not Happy With Reports Of City’s New Third Kit For Next Year – Football Article

Manchester City’s new third kit for next season will be a “fizzy yellow” according to reports. The Citizens are changing kit manufacturer next campaign from Nike to Puma in a deal reportedly worth £50m a year. It looks as though the German company are going to go bold with their shirt designs, but many supporters on Twitter are not liking the reported kit colours if they turn out to be correct: Well my 6 Yr old will like it. X…

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Neville Explains Why He Wants City To Win The Title Ahead Of Liverpool – Football Article

TV pundit and ex-Manchester United right-back Gary Neville says he wants City to win the Premier League ahead of Liverpool. The former England international would rather neither club lift the trophy but speaking about the title fight between the two clubs, he explained why he’d prefer Pep Guardiola’s side to come out on top: “I said a few years ago when they were both going for the title that it is like having a choice of two blokes you want…

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Huddersfield Town V Manchester City Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds – Football Article

Manchester City will be confident of coming away with a win from the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side head into the encounter against Huddersfield off the back of five consecutive wins in all competitions, having scored 24 goals. The Terriers, meanwhile, are without a manager after David Wagner left his post earlier this week. They had lost eight consecutive league games before the 0-0 draw against Cardiff last Saturday. City have very few injury worries heading into…

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£70m Rated Dutch Starlet Speaks Out About His Future Amid City Transfer Claims – Football Article

Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong has confirmed that he will stay at the Eredivisie club for the remainder of the season. The 21-year-old is being pursued by Manchester City, as well as Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, but the Dutch international says he want to stay put until the summer: “I am certainly not leaving this winter. I am 100 per cent staying until the summer. I don’t know what other people are doing, but personally I would like it if…

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Guardiola Rules City Out Of Race For £100m Rated Portuguese Playmaker – Football Article

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the club won’t spend over the odds to secure a long-term replacement for Fernandinho. The Brazilian turns 34 in May and reports have linked City with Wolves’ Ruben Neves as a possible signing to take over from the veteran midfielder. However, it is believed that the Portuguese international would only be sold for £100m; a figure that Guardiola says is way out of the club’s price range: “It’s not difficult – there are many…

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