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Liverpool V Manchester City: A Combined Best XI Based On This Season’s Stats

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Liverpool and Manchester City square off on Saturday evening in a game that could have major repercussions for both sides’ respective Premier League title challenges. Jurgen Klopp’s side, fresh off the back of a comprehensive 4-1 against Stoke, will be looking to finish 2016 unbeaten in the league, while Pep Guardiola’s men, having seen off Hull on Monday, are aiming …

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Mixed News For Manchester City: Aguero Is Fine But Key Defender Out For Three Weeks

Manchester City supporters, like most Premier League fans, are beginning not to like international windows and the competitive fixtures that they bring along with them. On Monday came the worrying news that striker Sergio Aguero had limped out of a training session with Argentina over the weekend. However, the player felt much improved on Monday and is now expected to play against Paraguay …

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Premier League Rivals Set To Move For Héctor Bellerín

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Arsenal could be about to lose Héctor Bellerín. In what has become an all too familiar story for Arsenal fans, Manchester City could be about to raid the Gunners for one of their star players. After losing Samir Nasri, Bacary Sagna and Gaël Clichy to the Blues in recent seasons, The Times have reported that Pep Guardiola’s side are lining up a move …

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Who Features In Arsene Wenger’s Most Selected Arsenal XI Of The Last Twenty Years?

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Arsene Wenger celebrated his twentieth anniversary in charge of Arsenal with a last-gasp win over Burnley thanks to Laurent Koscielny’s controversial winner. The Frenchman has had his fair share of dramatic moments during the past two decades, ranging from winning the 2003/04 title in an unbeaten season to almost clinching a Champions League triumph against Barcelona in 2006. It has …

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France Name Outrageously Strong Squad For Euro 2016

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MARCH 25: The France team line up prior to the International Friendly match between Netherlands and France at Amsterdam Arena on March 25, 2016 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

France are seen as one of the pre-tournament favourites (especailly on home soil), and on the basis of this squad it is easy to see why. Didier Deschamps has named his 23-man squad for the European Championships well in advance of the deadline, and, as expected, it is brimming with talent. Despite the exclusion of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and …

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Manchester City Vs. Manchester United Team News: Fellaini Dropped

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City battle with Chris Smalling of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on April 12, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester United have made just two changes from the side that drew 1-1 with Liverpool in midweek – but one in particular might be enough from a collective sigh of relief from fans. Much-maligned midfielder Marouane Fellaini has lost his place in the starting lineup, with manager Louis van Gaal deciding to recall French international Morgan Schneiderlin to the starting …

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Statistically, This Is What A Combined Man United/Man City XI For This Season Would Look Like

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Players shake hands after the during the Barclays Premier League match between Man United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on April 12, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

This season hasn’t exactly been extraordinary considering the standards set by these two clubs, but the meeting of Manchester United and Manchester City this weekend is still a massively important tie as both sides look to finish in the Champions League places. Picking eleven players from the two sides based on merit would be a hugely difficult task to the naked …

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Manchester City Given Huge Injury Boost Ahead Of Tottenham Clash

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Vincent Kompany of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.

The captain is back to help steady the shaky defence. Manchester City were given a timely boost on Friday when it was confirmed that captain Vincent Kompany is set to return for Sunday’s vital fixture at home to second-placed Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium. Manager Manuel Pellegrini was hopeful that the defender could start but he said would have to assess …

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Manchester City Star Slated During Twitter Q&A

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This was never going to end well.. Manchester City star Bacary Sagna took part in a Twitter Q&A session, titled #AskBacary, on Thursday night. As expected, the former Arsenal star received a barrage of abuse. Here are some of the picks of the tweets. When the rest of the squad are training on the pitch do u train as well …

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Newcastle Midfielder: ‘Tackle Helped Save My Life’

Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez who recently announced that he is suffering from testicular cancer has told the remarkable story of how a tackle by Bacary Sagna may have helped save his life. The 31-year-old has now revealed how the diagnosis of the illness came about following a tackle by, then Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna. ‘I had a very hard collision …

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Ins & Outs: More Departures Than Arrivals For Manchester City

Here we take a quick look at Manchester City’s Ins and Outs from the summer transfer window.  Manchester City had an uncharacteristically quiet transfer window due to the imposition of FIFA fair play restrictions which limited boss Manuel Pellegrini to a net spend of £49 million, a mere snip compared with the millions splurged by their cross city rivals Manchester United. The …

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