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Guardiola Faces A Selection Headache As Bravo And Gündogan Become Available

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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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Mata Discusses Manchester Derby Rivalry Within The Spain Squad

OVIEDO, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 05: Juan Mata and David De Gea of Spain reacts prior to the start the Spain v Slovakia EURO 2016 Qualifier at Carlos Tartiere on September 5, 2015 in Oviedo, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

There’s less than a week to go before one of the most anticipated Manchester derbies in history kicks off, and the Spanish Manchester-based contingent are already relishing it with Juan Mata warning players “not to get too crazy.” Manchester City have been revolutionised under Pep Guardiola in his journey to make them become the best team in Europe. So far, …

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These Combined Manchester United And City XI’s Are Outrageously Good

Manchester Evening News’ reporters have compiled three different line ups of both Manchester United and Manchester City players, and it is safe to say they are incredible. The favourites for the Premier League title face off against each other at Old Trafford at the weekend, with Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola reigniting a long standing rivalry that stems from their …

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Watch: Manchester City’s Iheanacho Scores Wonder Goal In Nigeria Win

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 24: Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester City reacts during the UEFA Champions League Play-off Second Leg match between Manchester City and Steaua Bucharest at Etihad Stadium on August 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored a wonder goal in Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Tanzania in the Super Eagles’ final African Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo. Iheanacho’s 78th minute strike ensured that Nigeria maintained their undefeated record against Tanzania who finished in third place in Group G with just one point from four games. The wonder strike marked Iheanacho’s fourth goal in six …

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Sergio Aguero Will Definitely Miss The Manchester Derby [Report]

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Next month’s Manchester Derby is sure to be one of the most competitive in years with both United and City starting the season off perfectly. One of the chief creators of the Citizens’ early success is Argentinian hitman Sergio Aguero. For Pep Guardiola’s side to really challenge United’s stellar rearguard, the striker would have to be leading the line. In …

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Opinion: Chelsea The Dark Horses In Manchester-Dominated Title Race

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 15: Eden Hazard of Chelsea goes past Michail Antonio of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on August 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Predicting football results is a hazardous business. There is a reason that bookmakers exist, and it’s not as a charity service. So when ESPN gave their writers the chance to forecast the outcome of the 2016/17 season, they probably weren’t expecting an overwhelming majority consensus on what would happen. The Premier League champions, unlike say their German, Italian and French …

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Opinion: Is It Fair To Boo Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Manchester City player Raheem Sterling in action during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Sunderland at Etihad Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

“I paid for this seat, I’m entitled to say whatever I want!” If you’re a sports fan chances are you’ve come across this person before. The fan who mercilessly lets the rest of the stadium know his personal opinion on a particular player and won’t let sheepish looks from other supporters dissuade him from hurling as much abuse as his heart contends. …

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Fantasy Premier League: Our Top Tips For Glory

Fantasy Premier League

The Premier League is finally back, which means endless hours undecided on who will make the final cut of your fantasy football team. Henrikh Mkhitaryan or Kevin de Bruyne in midfield? Do you need a quality goalkeeper? And for goodness sake, will you even chance Olivier Giroud up front? Not to worry, like Johnny we have you covered ahead of tomorrow’s …

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5 Young Players Tipped To Wow The Premier League This Season

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 29: Josh Onomah of Tottenham Hotspur has a shot on goal that hit the crossbar in the first half during 2016 International Champions Cup Australia match between Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico de Madrid at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 29, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

With the new season nearly upon us, it is time to look at which youngsters will light up the Premier League this term and who will be in the running to follow in the footsteps of former Young Player of the Year winners Cristiano Ronaldo, Steven Gerrard, Ryan Giggs and more recently Eden Hazard, Harry Kane and last year’s winner Dele …

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Trevor Sinclair’s Manchester City Team Selection For The Sunderland Game Has To Be Seen To Be Believed

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Sergio Aguero (L), Pablo Zabaleta (C) and Carlos Tevez of Manchester City

The former England international baffled many with his Manchester City starting eleven for their Premier League opener against Sunderland this Saturday. _____ Picking a team can often be a subjective pursuit. Games such as Football Manager and FIFA have allowed us to experiment with player combinations and formations. Trevor Sinclair’s appearance on Sky Sports News takes the biscuit, though. If …

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