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Guardiola In Tough Hunt For ‘New’ Fernandinho

Pep Guardiola has acknowledged finding a long-term replacement for Fernandinho is becoming a matter of increasing urgency for Manchester City. The 33-year-old Brazilian has become one of the most important players in City’s line-up during Guardiola’s three seasons at the club, with his hard work and passing ability as a holding midfielder providing both security in front of the defence …

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Brilliant Belgium Stun Favourites Brazil To Reach World Cup Semi-Final

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JULY 06:Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium celebrates after he scores his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Winner Game 53 and Winner Game 54 at Kazan Arena on July 6, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Belgium turned in a powerful performance in Kazan on Friday night to dump favourites Brazil out of the World Cup. Following France’s defeat of Uruguay in Friday’s earlier quarter-final clash, Belgium made it a European double by seeing off the challenge of the Selecao with a 2-1 victory. A frantic opening suggested that an early goal was likely – and so …

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Premier League Team Of The Weekend – Matchweek 13

Premier League TOTY 13

It was a Premier League weekend in which the Manchester clubs won ugly, Liverpool and Chelsea played out yet another draw, Arsenal struck late again against Burnley, and Tottenham had a wobble at home to West Brom. Marco Silva’s Watford impressed against a Newcastle team starting to look a little nervous, while Everton’s season went from bad to worse with …

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Watch: Man City’s Fernandinho Sent Off For The Third Time In Six Games

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Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho is in line for yet another suspension this season. The Brazilian international only came back from a three-game ban in last week’s win against Hull, but has been sent off again in Man City’s clash with Burnley at the Etihad. With the scores level on the half-hour mark, Fernandinho received his marching orders for a dangerous …

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Mesut Ozil Gets Slated After Another Vanishing Act vs Manchester City

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Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling completed a resilient Manchester City comeback against an Arsenal team who eradicated a hard earned first half lead. The loss to Pep Guardiola’s men means that Arsene Wenger’s men remain nine points behind leaders Chelsea going into the Christmas break. And being truthful, that gap should really have been only three points at the end …

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Arsenal Handed Massive Boost Ahead Of Manchester City Clash This Month

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Arsenal have been handed a huge advantage ahead of December 18 as Sergio Agüero and Fernandinho were both sent off in the dying embers of Manchester City’s 3-1 defeat to Chelsea. Fernandinho launched Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas over the advertising hoardings while Agüero bizarrely decided to do this to David Luiz.. Aguero red card incident.#MCICHE #MCFCvCFC #AgueroRedCard https://t.co/0ZzVErziWX — Football Arena …

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Brazil Vs. Argentina: A Combined Eleven Ahead Of Thursday’s Showdown

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 11: Neymar of Brazil (2nd Left) competes the ball with Lionel Messi of Argentina (Right) during Super Clasico de las Americas between Argentina and Brazil at Beijing National Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

One of the hottest rivalries in football takes centre stage on Thursday night as Brazil host Argentina at the Mineirão in Belo Horizonte. Tite’s side sit on top of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualification as the new manager’s appointment has seen a dramatic upturn in the side’s performances and results. Argentina, however, have not been as positive. Their over-reliance on star …

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Graphic Shows That Manchester Derby Is Set To Be The Most Expensive Ever

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Sky Sports’ graphic shows that the Manchester Derby between Manchester United and City is set to feature the most expensively assembled lineups ever. Both teams have spent incredulous amounts of money in the transfer market this summer, with the combined values of each team being absolutely astounding. Manchester United may have acquired only four players, but there all arrived for …

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Manchester United V Manchester City: Whose Starting XI Cost More?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is watched by Michael Carrick of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

The first Manchester derby takes place this weekend as United welcome City to Old Trafford. Both sides come into this game with 100% records, three wins from three giving the respective new managers perfect starts to the season. For an added but of drama, José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola renew the rivalry that nearly drove both men to breaking point …

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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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