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Mesut Ozil Might Never Be Picked For Germany Again

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

The fallout from Germany’s disastrous World Cup campaign continues – and it could spell the end of Mesut Ozil’s international career. Among the key reasons cited for the defending champions’ failure to even emerge from the group stage was the meeting and of Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – a meeting that was said to have …

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Erdogan Controversy Took Toll On Germany Star Gundogan

After being booed by Germany fans last weekend, Ilkay Gundogan admits being affected by the criticism he and Mesut Ozil received in the wake of their controversial meeting with Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  “Some of the reactions hit me, especially the personal insults,” Manchester City star Gundogan told reporters at Germany’s World Cup training camp in northern Italy. “I …

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Barcelona 4-0 Manchester City: Player Ratings As Pep’s Homecoming Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 19: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring his third and his team's third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League group C match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City FC at Camp Nou on October 19, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola’s return to Barcelona could hardly have gone more awry as his Manchester City side were soundly beaten at the Camp Nou. The match itself was dominated by injuries, ill-discipline and some shocking defending, interspersed with a hat-trick from one Lionel Messi. Barcelona lost two defenders to injury in the first half, Jordi Alba and Gerard Piqué having to …

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Manchester City Star Blasts Neighbours United Over Treatment Of Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger’s ongoing situation at Manchester United has hit the headlines on several occasions already in recent months and the former German international was back in the spotlight on Wednesday evening. Asked about his compatriot’s current exile from United’s first team squad, City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan backed Schweinsteiger and insisted that, fully fit, he can still be a significant asset to …

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İlkay Gündoğan Selected For Manchester City Debut Against Gladbach

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 3: Manchester City's new player Ilkay Gundogan speaks to press members during the supporters event at the City Football Academy before manager Pep Guardiola is announced as Manchester City's new manager in Manchester, United Kingdom on July 3, 2016. (Photo by Jon Super/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Former Borussia Dortmund star and German World Cup winner İlkay Gündoğan is set to make his Manchester City debut tonight when the Citizens take on Borussia Mönchengladbach at the Etihad Stadium. Both sides were originally supposed to play out their Group C opener on Tuesday evening, but had to delay the game for 24 hours due to poor weather conditions. …

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Guardiola Faces A Selection Headache As Bravo And Gündogan Become Available

Manchester Derby

Pep Guardiola faces a crisis ahead of his first ever Manchester Derby, as he ponders the risk of playing recent arrival Claudio Bravo and Ilkay Gündogan against bitter city rivals Manchester United. Bravo joined from Barcelona towards the end of August, whilst Gündogan arrived at the Etihad at the beginning of June, marking Guardiola’s first acquisition since his appointment as …

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Manchester City V Sunderland: Confirmed Lineups, Joe Hart Dropped

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: David Moyes manager of Manchester United and Pep Guardiola head coach of Bayern Muenchen give instructions during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Manchester United and FC Bayern Muenchen at Old Trafford on April 1, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has laid down an early marker of a massive change by leaving Joe Hart of this evening’s Premier League match against Sunderland. Guardiola is believed to be interested in Barcelona’s Marc-André ter Stegen, however it is still a massive indicator as to how little he trusts Hart that he doesn’t want him in the …

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Pep Guardiola Tipped For Success At Manchester City By Former Barca Star Xavi

Manchester City Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has all the characteristics and experience needed to transform Manchester City, according to one of his former players, Xavi Hernández. Guardiola took over the reins on the blue side of Manchester earlier in the summer and has quietly gone about his business in the transfer market, adding England’s John Stones as part of his latest work just this week. Writing …

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Manchester City Clinch Deals To Sign Teen Sensations As Manchester United Lose Out

Manchester United

Pep Guardiola has lured Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus to Man City, beating off competition from rivals Manchester United and Barcelona for his signature. According to Sky Sports, the deal will be completed within the next twenty-four hours, whilst Colombian talent Marlos Moreno is also set to become a Citizen. City were not even mentioned in AS’s report of the clubs …

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Borussia Dortmund Expertly Troll ‘Fifth Place’ Manchester United Following Mkhitaryan Transfer

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Borussia Dortmund finally accepted Manchester United’s did for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. After weeks of rumour, speculation, offers and counter offers, Borussia Dortmund finally agreed to sell Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Manchester United for a fee believed to be in the region of £26.3 million. Although Manchester United have yet to officially confirm the deal, the news comes one day after the club signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic …

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Dortmund Tell Manchester United And Arsenal Exactly How Much They Want For Mkhitaryan [Bild]

Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund - UEFA Europa League Round of 16: Second Leg

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has attracted a huge amount of interest. Although the end game in the Henrikh Mkhitaryan transfer saga maybe in sight, according to Bild, either Manchester United and Arsenal will have to part with €40 million, or a little over £30 million, if they want to sign the player. Mkhitaryan’s agent, Mino Raiola, had previously let it be known that United …

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