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Watch: All The Goals As Manchester City Run Riot Against Watford

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have started the Premier League season on fire and continued their good form, hammering Watford 6-0 on Saturday. Sergio Aguero grabbed a hat-trick, while Gabriel Jesus, Nicolas Otamendi and Raheem Sterling also found the net in a performance which sets the benchmark for their Premier League title rivals. All the early talk has surrounded Manchester United’s …

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Watch: Luis Suarez Somehow Avoids Red Card For Horror Tackle Vs. Argentina

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Luis Suarez was very lucky to avoid punishment in Uruguay’s clash with Argentina on Thursday night. The Barcelona forward played 83 minutes with an injury in Montevideo against Jorge Sampaoli’s side, but was fortunate that his withdrawal was for a substitution rather than leaving his side down to ten men in the closing stages. With ten minutes of the game remaining, Suarez …

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

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur (R) is clipped by Raheem Sterling of Manchester City (L) during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Manchester City are looking to revive their stuttering Premier League title challenge with a match against high-flying Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad. Man City’s 4-0 destruction at the hands of Everton last week left them ten points behind leaders Chelsea, and although manager Pep Guardiola has conceded the title in public, he’ll be well aware of the effect that a …

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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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Opinion: Do Manchester City Need Another Centre-Back In January?

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City is seen prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester City at Turf Moor on November 26, 2016 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Every season, Manchester City invest in a new centre-half, without ever seemingly strengthening their defence. After the 3-1 home loss to Chelsea, the cheque book could well come out again in January. The Chelsea defeat was somewhat flattering to the visitors, considering Kevin De Bruyne missed an open goal in the second half to put City 2-0 ahead. However, it …

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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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Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Could Face Lengthy Ban After Allegedly Making Obscene Gesture

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The news only worse for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Although he may have enjoyed an explosive start to his Manchester United career, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has failed to score in each his last Six Premier League matches for the club. This has resulted in some commentators calling into question his place in Jose Mourinho’s starting XI. However the decision to drop the Swedish striker …

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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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Manchester City May Have To Spend Over £50m To Land Italy Star

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JULY 02: Leonardo Bonucci of Italy celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between Germany and Italy at Stade Matmut Atlantique on July 2, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Manchester City are expected to persevere in their attempt to sign Juventus and Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci. The Serie A champions have already rejected one bid from the 2014 Premier League winners – believed to be worth over £38m – but a second bid is expected to be lodged in the near future. The Telegraph are this evening reporting that, while …

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Manchester City Reportedly Agree To Pay €50m For La Liga Defender

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 20: Gerard Moreno of RCD Espanyol competes for the ball with Aymeric Laporte of Athletic Club during the La Lga match between Real CD Espanyol and Athletic Club de Bilbao at Cornella-El Prat Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Shoring up the defence was always going to be one of Pep Guardiola’s first objectives as new Manchester City manager, and in typical Man City fashion they are looking to spend big to make it happen. Despite spending over £70million on central defenders Nicolás Otamendi and Eliaquim Managala in recent years, neither has been overly impressive, and the fact that …

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