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The Current State Of The Top Six In The Premier League (Part 2) – Football Article

As promised and continuing our last article we now conclude our look at the current state of the top six with the remaining three clubs. Manchester United Now in fourth place having just beaten Fulham by three goals to nil United are the form team of the top six at present. With a much changed team from the one expected to be facing PSG on Tuesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjær proved, yet again, that he has the tactical nous and the depth…

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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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Real Football Cast – Season 1 Episode 30 – Football Article

The Real Football Cast has reached the big 3-0. No birthday cake or anything though as instead we take a look at what has happened in the Premier League over the past seven days. And just last week it seems as if the title race is becoming red hot with City marching back to the top of the table in scintillating fashion and that’s not the only thing up for discussion this week: Calamity Chelsea Lively Liverpool Backwards Brighton Sloppy…

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Man City to beat Man United to Tanguy Ndombele signing? | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

The two Manchester giants are ready to flex their muscles in the race for the signature of Lyon star Tanguy Ndombele, according to The Sun. City are reportedly ready to go to battle with United for the France international this summer. The reigning Premier League champions have identified Ndombele as an ideal candidate to replace Fernandinho at the Etihad Stadium. With the Brazilian is set to turn 34 in May, the report goes on to claim that City boss Pep…

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Liverpool Beat Bournemouth to Silence their Critics – Paisley Gates – Football Article

Following back to back draws, Liverpool got back on track with a workman like 3-0 victory against Bournemouth. Critics rounded on Liverpool after a home draw against Leicester City was followed up by another draw against West Ham. However, Liverpool were always in full command this afternoon and the home crowd can be satisfied with what they saw. The win means Liverpool are now level on points with Manchester City, but they hold a match in hand over Pep Guardiola’s…

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Report – Man City lead race for Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt – Football Article

Manchester City have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign Ajax youngster Matthijs de Ligt, according to the Daily Mail. The 19-year-old defender is expected to leave the Dutch outfit during the summer transfer window, and there will be no shortage of interested suitors. The La Liga giants Barcelona have been linked with an approach for the Dutchman but according to the report, Barca are unlikely to be able to afford the centre-back. Barcelona have recently spent heavily…

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From a regular figure to a bench-warmer – Football Weeks – Football Article

From being an untouchable player to a bit-part player, that’s the best way to describe the effect of Riyad Mahrez’s decision to dump Leicester City for Manchester City in summer. The 27-year-old joined Leicester City from French Ligue 2 side Le Havre in 2014 and he helped the Foxes gain promotion to the Premier League. His stock continues to rise week after week due to his blistering performances for the team. The highlight of it all was his deadly partnership…

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Potential big players in the Premier League title race – Football Article

Very little separates Liverpool and Manchester City at the top of the table with a third of the Premier League season remaining. Neither side has had things their own way in recent weeks and there could be a few more stumbling blocks over the next three months. Embed from Getty Images Here is a look at some of the potential hazards for both teams. Tottenham Hotpsur While Tottenham still harbour title ambitions of their own, it’s hard to see them…

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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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United Will Probably Exit The Champion’s League But The Rest Of The English Clubs Should Be Alright – Football Article

So the bubble has finally burst! Poor little Ole Gunnar Solskjær has lost a game of football for the first time since joining the club as caretaker manager. In fairness, he managed to do it in some style choosing, as he did, a Champion’s League night at Old Trafford against PSG who won quite comfortably by two goals to nil. The mitigating circumstances would be that he lost Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial to injury and had to play entire…

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Solskjaer says Chelsea could have scored 2 or 3 against Man City – Football Article

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reckons Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Manchester City could have been much closer. The Norwegian was at the Etihad Stadium last weekend to watch Maurizio Sarri’s side getting thrashed by Pep Guardiola’s champions last weekend ahead of United’s trip to Stamford Bridge for an FA Cup fifth round tie on Monday evening. Solskjaer says City were clinical and that Chelsea could have scored two or three goals of their own to make the scoreline…

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Premier League Title Race Swings Back In Manchester City’s Favour – Football Article

Manchester City are back in control of their own destiny at the top of the Premier League table. A run of three successive wins has helped Pep Guardiola’s side to climb back on level terms with Liverpool in the title race – and momentum is certainly with the Blues. It would be fair to state that the pendulum has swung back in favour of City once again. The Blues are on the verge of something special and it would be…

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Guardiola big decision dilemma, unable to find an answer!? – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email Go strong and win the game, or take the risk and rotate the pack? Guardiola in dilemma for City’s squad… It’s a problem Pep Guardiola has faced before ahead of cup ties, but when he comes to prepare his Manchester City side for the FA Cup game against Newport on Saturday, there is no obvious solution that is presenting itself. Pep Guardiola must choose how many first team players to rotate. City travel to South Wales looking to…

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Manchester City vs Chelsea – Premier League Preview – Football Article

Manchester City vs Chelsea – Premier League Preview bought to you by REAL FOOTBALL MAN It’s over to you Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s men once again find themselves playing catch-up in the race for the title and they know that nothing less than a win over Chelsea this afternoon will see them return to the Premier League’s summit. Chelsea have already managed to get the better of Manchester City once already this season, although one should not forget that the…

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Manchester City to join Arsenal for Benfica ace Alex Grimaldo? – Football Article

Manchester City have reportedly outlined their intentions to move for Benfica star Alex Grimaldo at the end of the season. The City are thought to be in the transfer market for a new left-back due to concerns over Benjamin Mendy, who has made just 13 Premier League games since joining the Premier League giants in July 2017. The 23-year-old has emerged as a possible target for the Citizen, having supposedly been scouted up close by club management in recent weeks.…

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N’Golo Kante insists Chelsea will learn from their Man City mistakes – Football Article

OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images Reflecting on Chelsea’s heavy loss to Manchester City, N’Golo Kante has insisted that the players will learn from their mistakes. They bloody better! Kante was scarcely involved during our 6-0 loss at the Etihad. In truth, there’s little he could have done to prevent it. Our defence capitulated time and time again, with our midfield being both outnumbered and outclassed. There’s little point reflecting on a performance as forgettable and embarrassing as ours on Sunday, all…

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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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The Current State Of The Top Six In The Premier League (Part 2) – Football Article

As promised and continuing our last article we now conclude our look at the current state of the top six with the remaining three clubs. Manchester United Now in fourth place having just beaten Fulham by three goals to nil United are the form team of the top six at present. With a much changed team from the one expected to be facing PSG on Tuesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjær proved, yet again, that he has the tactical nous and the depth…

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The stat that shows Chelsea’s loss to Man City was once in a ‘Blue Moon’ – Football Article

Michael Regan/Getty Images This stat provided by @SkySportsStatto shows just how rare it is for Chelsea to put in a performance like they did against Manchester City today. In case you’ve been lucky enough to be living under a rock, you will have seen the score. A 6-0 defeat against Manchester City, just over a week after we were defeated 4-0 by Bournemouth. Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea career is falling apart before his eyes. Irrespective of whether you believe the…

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(Video) Eden Hazard holds back the tears after Chelsea lose 6-0 to City – Football Article

Eden Hazard looked absolutely heartbroken as he left the field following Chelsea’s 6-0 loss to Manchester City on Sunday afternoon. Hazard may well not be here next season, but you can never question his commitment to the cause. He could be tempted into signing for Real Madrid as they’re the club that he’s dreamed of since he was a child. It has no bearing on his love for Chelsea – which is undeniable. Stay or go, Hazard is a…

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Eden Hazard delivers his opinion on working with Gonzalo Higuain! – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email The Belgian wants to do something great with Higuain. Gonzalo Higuain started his Premier League club career with a brace. After a disappointing debut against Bournemouth, the former Real Madrid striker scored a brace and helped his side win 5-0 against Huddersfield. He linked up brilliantly with Eden Hazard throughout the game. The performance did give Chelsea fans a hope of how lethal they can be in final third. Ahead of Chelsea’s crunch match against…

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Tweets and Photos: Man City players react to 6-0 win over Chelsea – Football Article

Manchester City’s players have been giving their thoughts on their 6-0 thrashing of Chelsea. The Premier League champions hammered Maurizio Sarri’s Blues to return to the top of the table on goal difference. A Sergio Aguero hat-trick, two goals for Raheem Sterling and one for Ilkay Gundogan saw Pep Guardiola’s side coast to victory at the Etihad Stadium this afternoon. Here’s what the City players had to say about their efforts when they posted on social media after the final…

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Real Football Cast – Season 1 Episode 29 – Football Article

The Real Football Cast returns for its 29th full length of the episode of the season and as the numbers get bigger, the drama in the title race begins to heat up. The past few days have been no different as Liverpool’s gap at the top has been eroded by Manchester City and Pep’s men have the target locked and in their sights. The title race is one of many topics we touch on this week, a big thanks to…

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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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Team news: Predicted Chelsea line up vs Man City: Sarri goes full-strength – Football Article

Chelsea could play a pivotal part in the title mix this Sunday away at the Etihad against Manchester City, and will lean on the confidence of the 2-0 victory back in December at Stamford Bridge. CFCnet’s predicted Chelsea line up vs Man City is set to be almost identical from the one that won last weekend at home against Huddersfield. The two well taken goals by Gonzalo Higuain were a timely boost for the Blues, after the club’s frustrations finding a…

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Soccerex FF100 highlights investor appeal and rising contenders – Game of the People – Football Article

MANCHESTER CITY is the world’s most powerful football club in terms of financial clout, according to the latest Soccerex Football Finance 100 report. Game of the People was involved in the creation of this paper for the second successive year, providing editorial support to Soccerex. The FF100 confirms that the irresistible reach of football continues to embrace all corners of the world, further expanding the influence and diversity of the game, with international investment creating new contenders in what has…

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Manchester City aiming to keep up the pressure by beating Chelsea – Football Article

Manchester City face Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday aiming to record their third victory in eight days. City followed up last weekend’s 3-1 win against Arsenal with a 2-0 success at Everton on Wednesday to move to the top of the table. Liverpool could knock them off top spot if they avoid defeat against Bournemouth on Saturday, but City will be eager to keep up the pressure with a victory over the Blues. HEAD-TO-HEAD The two sides have…

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More On The Current State Of The Big Six In The Premier League Title Race – Football Article

Is the race for the Premier League title just between two horses? Are Tottenham good enough or consistent enough to be considered contenders? What about Chelsea, United and the other London failures Arsenal? Here we take a look at the current top three with more to follow another time.    Liverpool Having managed to achieve the lofty status, (somehow), of league leaders, Klopp’s merry men need to guard against complacency. Why, you may wonder, would they get complacent at this…

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Everton vs Manchester City – Time for Marcos Silva to unleash his secret weapon? – Football Weeks – Football Article

Everton will seek to redeem their image when they face Manchester City at Goodison Park on Wednesday. Marco Silva’s men were defeated 3-1 at Goodison Park by Wolves on Saturday which dents their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Europa League competition. The Toffees currently occupy the ninth position in the Premier League table, five points behind Wolves who are in the final Europa League’s qualifying spot. Wednesday’s encounter against in-form Manchester City is a must-win affair for Marcos Silva…

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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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