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Manchester City V West Ham: Confirmed Lineups, Caballero Starts Again

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City holds off Winston Reid of West Ham United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Manchester City look to continue their 100% start to the season this afternoon as they welcome West Ham United to the Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola rested a number of players for Wednesday night’s dead rubber against Steaua Bucuresti, and so reverts back to what has become something of a preferred lineup for the new manager. CITY XI | Caballero, Zabaleta …

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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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Manchester City Closing In On £10m Croatian Wonderkid [Reports]

ZAGREB, CROATIA - OCTOBER 20. Ante Coric of Dinamo Zagreb warm up prior the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiacos FC at Maksimir Stadium on October 20, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic UEFA via Getty Images)

Manchester City are believed to be close to securing a deal for highly-rated Croatian prospect Ante Coric, according to reports today. The Mirror are claiming that Man City are close to agreeing a fee with Dinamo Zagreb for the 19-year-old attacking midfielder, after protracted negotiations between the two clubs. Coric’s stock has risen dramatically in the past twelve months, and while other …

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Barcelona Agree €11.5m Fee For Claudio Bravo Replacement [Reports]

UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 05: Goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen of Ajax gives team mates instructions during the Dutch Eredivisie match between FC Utrecht and Ajax Amsterdam held at Stadion Galgenwaard on April 5, 2015 in Utrecht, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Barcelona are one step closer to letting Claudio Bravo join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to multiple reports today. Sources in England, Spain and the Netherlands are all claiming that the current La Liga title holders are closing in on a move for Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen to replace the Premier League-bound Chilean international. Barca and Man City have …

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Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino Hits Out At Big-Spending Clubs

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 25: Tottenham Team Manager, Mauricio Pochettino looks on during a Tottenham Hotspur training session at AAMI Park on July 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Tottenham manger Mauricio Pochettino has become the latest manager to denounce big-spending clubs, arguing that it is a sign of desperation. A number of bosses this summer have expressed concern at how out of control the situation has become, with tens of millions being spent at will on individual players. Spurs have been among the lower spenders in the Premier …

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Premier League 2016/17: The Era Of Managerial Warfare

MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 16: Head coach Jose Mourinho (R) of Real Madrid looks on backdropped by head coach Josep Guardiola of Barcelona during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 16, 2011 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Victor Carretero/Real Madrid via Getty Images)

At the risk of sounding like a Sky Sports advertisement, this will be a Premier League season like no other. That is normally the sort of line uttered by an enthusiastic Jamie Redknapp in front of a loud backdrop, but this time there is some substance in that claim. However, this season is different insofar as the biggest source of …

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