Man City players dominate Premier League’s team of season

The PFA Premier League team of the year has been announced, with the leading contenders to win the PFA Player of the Year award – Mohamed Salah and Kevin de Bruyne – in the side. Salah is joined in attack by Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Man City striker Sergio Aguero. In midfielder, De Bruyne is accompanied by his Manchester City team-mate David Silva and Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen. The defence is made up of two Man City players – Kyle Walker and Nicolas Otamendi, plus Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso and Tottenham centre-back…

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Man City are EPL champions

Manchester City have been confirmed as Premier League champions after Manchester United suffered a shock home defeat to West Brom on Sunday. It is Pep Guardiola’s first title as manager and the club’s third of the Premier League era after their 28th victory of the season against Tottenham on Saturday meant United had to avoid defeat at Old Trafford, live on Sky Sports. However, watched by Sir Alex Ferguson, Jose Mourinho’s side slipped up against the league’s bottom club with a 73rd-minute strike from Jay Rodriguez sealing the title for…

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Liverpool, Man City to face off in CL

…as Iwobi’s Arsenal take on Musa’s CSKA   Liverpool and Manchester City have been drawn to face each other in the quarter- finals of the Champions League. The draw means that one English team is certain to make it through to the semi-finals of the competition, last won by the Reds 13 years ago. Anfield will play host to the first leg of the tie on April 3 or 4, with the Premier League champions-elect hosting the decider a week later – a few days after they potentially secure the…

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Man City whip Arsenal, clinch EFL Cup

Pep Guardiola has got off the mark with his first piece of silverware in English football, courtesy of Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Arsenal in this afternoon’s EFL Cup final at Wembley Stadium. The Citizens triumphed in the competition for the third time in five years through goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva under the famous arch. City barely had to break stride to earn their first trophy under Guardiola, with Arsenal failing to get going at all in the second half as they suffered a fourth…

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FA Cup: Chelsea, Man City advance

Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Chelsea beat Premier League rivals Newcastle United 3-0 to advance into the fifth round of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Batshuayi’s goals in the 31st and 44th minutes and a Marcos Alonso free-kick 18 minutes from time were enough for Premier League champions Chelsea to see off Rafael Benitez’s struggling side. The Belgian’s striker’s first was the result of a neat team move, Pedro’s superb through ball splitting the Newcastle defence and leading to Eden Hazard slipping a pass inside to Marcos…

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Manchester City not invincible, Wenger insists

Manchester City have opened up an eight-point gap at the top of the English Premier League, but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is not convinced they can have an unbeaten season. Pep Guardiola’s side have scored 38 goals along the way, prompting some to be predicting an unbeaten season for them. City have won 10 of their opening 11 games, and only a home draw against Everton in August deprived them of a perfect start. Their 3-1 win over Arsenal earlier this month extended their winning streak to 15 games in…

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EPL: City rout Reds, United held by Stoke 

Manchester City capitalised on Sadio Mane’s controversial red card to thrash title rivals Liverpool 5-0, while Manchester United lost their 100 percent record after a 2-2 draw at Stoke on Saturday. City goalkeeper Ederson was stretchered off in a neck brace after being caught in the face by Mane’s boot as he raced out to head the ball away, with the Liverpool winger dismissed for the clash late in the first half at Eastlands. City already led 1-0 through Sergio Aguero’s opener at that point and braces from Gabriel Jesus…

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Navas rejoins Sevilla from Man City

Jesus Navas has completed his return to Sevilla after being released by Manchester City at the end of last season. The Spanish international has agreed a deal at his boyhood club following the end of his Etihad Stadium career in June. Navas spent the first ten years of his career with Sevilla, forcing his way into the Spain national team squad as he emerged as one of the most highly-rated players in the country. He finally quit the club in 2013 to complete a £14.8million move to City, where he…

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Man City seal signing of Madrid right-back, Danilo, for £26.5m

Manchester City have completed the signing of Real Madrid’s Danilo on a five-year contract for a fee of £26.5m after the two clubs reached an agreement over the transfer of the Brazilian defender in midweek. The 26-year-old will join up with his new team-mates on their tour of the United States after agreeing personal terms and passing his medical at the Premier League club. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola views Danilo as a versatile player, who can operate at left-back and in defensive midfield, as well as at right-back. His…

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