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Manchester City: Barca star to snub City; Yaya turns down £400k-a-week China deal; Kolarov says title race isn’t over

Yaya Toure China

Despite growing reports that Barcelona’s Lionel Messi could be set for a record-breaking £100 million move away from the Nou Camp to join up with Pep Guardiola at the Etihad, Manchester Evening News have said that the Argentinian is set to snub City and will instead sign a new deal with Barca. Embed from Getty Images   Messi’s contract doesn’t …

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Will Manchester City will miss out on the top four this season?

After their humiliating defeat against Everton, the biggest league loss that Pep Guardiola has suffered in his managerial career, Manchester City’s title challenge is all but over. They are currently 10 points behind league leaders Chelsea in 5th place and they host high-flying Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend. Here are three reasons why the Citizens will struggle to finish in the …

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Could Tottenham's 23-year-old defender be heading to Manchester City?

Tottenham defender Ben Davies is a surprise target for Manchester City according to reports in The Sun, during the weekend. Pep Guardiola has identified the Welsh international as the perfect player to help reinforce City’s soft defensive core and is preparing to make a £20,000,000 bid. Davies is now into his third season at White Hart Lane having joined Tottenham …

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Why Manchester City should move for another goalkeeper after Claudio Bravo’s horror season?

Claudio Bravo Manchester City

Manchester City could be set to move for yet another goalkeeper over the upcoming summer transfer window as a result of Claudio Bravo’s poor performances for Guardiola’s side this season. Since his £15.4 million move from Barcelona Bravo has endured a torrid spell of form, which has seen him subject to increasing criticism for his woeful record between the sticks …

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Manchester City: Barca star’s £100million price-tag; transfer kitty revealed; Delph set to stay

Lionel Messi Manchester City

The Sun have sensationally claimed this morning that Manchester City have told Barcelona that they will pay £100 million to sign Lionel Messi in a deal that will see the forward earn around £800,000 per week. Reports say that representatives from both clubs have already met to discuss a potential move, and although City haven’t made a formal bid yet …

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Three things we learnt from Everton’s 4-0 defeat of Manchester City

Everton delivered an excellent performance to record an emphatic 4-0 victory over Manchester City, but it will be the visitors that come under the microscope over the coming days. It was another poor day for Pep Guardiola and his side have lost ground on Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal. The Spaniard needs time to achieve success with Manchester City, but it …

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Everton vs Manchester City: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

In the less anticipated Merseyside vs Manchester match of the weekend, Manchester City travel to Goodison Park to face Everton. It is an important match for the visitors as they will have an opportunity to benefit from one or both of Liverpool and Manchester United dropping points. Pep Guardiola’s side have been disappointing in recent weeks, but a convincing performance …

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How Manchester City’s players rated in their FA Cup thrashing of West Ham

David Silva Manchester City

Pep Guardiola’s first taste of FA Cup football couldn’t have gone any better for the Spaniard after his Manchester City side ran out comfortable 5-0 winners over Premier League rivals West Ham at London Stadium last night. After a relatively even opening half an hour Yaya Toure’s contentious first-half penalty opened the floodgates, before a Havard Nortdveit own goal and …

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Could Southampton’s Virgil Van Dijk be on his way to Manchester City?

As this Premier League season has shown already, many sides need bolstering in defence, whether they are at the bottom or top of the table. Now that the January transfer window has opened, it is team’s opportunities to improve and possibly make the difference between a title and runners-up, or survival and relegation. In terms of centre backs, there won’t …

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Premier League: Team of the Week XX feat. Spurs and Arsenal stars

The story of Gameweek 20 came on Wednesday night, as Chelsea’s winning streak met its end at 13 games as Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham moved up to third with a 2-0 win over the leaders at White Hart Lane to preserve their unbeaten home record this season.   Chelsea still retain the grace of a five-point gap after second-placed Liverpool dropped …

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