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Guardiola sets new record with City’s victory against Chelsea

Manchester City manager Josep Pep Guardiola has created another record as a gaffer. He’s now recorded more victories than any other manager in the club’s history. Pep Guardiola and his players had their pound of flesh taken from Chelsea, another title contender at lunchtime as the European champions were beaten by the English champions with a solitary goal being enough to settle the tie. The victory against Chelsea was Pep;'s 221st wins since taking the job of Manchester City in the summer of 2016. The win against the Blues at Stafford Bridge made him eclipse the record set by former Manchester City coach Les McDowall with 220 wins during his 13-year period as City gaffer, with one of his seasons spent in the second tier of English football. Pep Guardiola’s said “I am so proud....
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Manchester City’s pursuit of Harry Kane is not over yet

The Blue side of Manchester are not giving up on their pursuit of Tottenham’s goal poacher Harry Kane. It has been reported that they will resume the race to sign the striker in January after failing to acquire the England captain during the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions spent all summer lurking around the England international after the European Championship but they were unable to secure the eager striker from Spurs. It was reported that City never made a convincing bid to cart away their sought-after striker from Spurs. The move collapsed because the Citizens failed to show a formidable bid and offer that would have been enough to get Levy's hottest property away from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The transfer fee of £150 million that Spurs chairman Dani...
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Pep Guardiola to take a break from club football

One of the most decorated and revered football managers in recent times, Pep Josep Guardiola has disclosed he could leave club football management after his contract with Manchester City elapses in 2023. The Spaniard has made it known that he'd take a break from club football when his contract ends with English football powerhouse, Manchester City. The 50-year-old former Bayern Munich manager joined Manchester City in the 2016/2017 season and it's been a dominating adventure for the Catalonia man, albeit in domestic competitions in England as European glory with the Citizens has eluded him thus far. Guardiola spent most of his playing career was at Barcelona but he also played for Brescia, Roma, Al-Ahli, and Dorados de Sinaloa. During his heydays at Barcelona, he won six La Lig...
Benjamin Mendy charged with four counts of rape
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Benjamin Mendy charged with four counts of rape

Manchester City fullback Benjamin Mendy has been charged with four counts of rape, the Cheshire Constabulary have revealed. In a recent statement that was disclosed, the force said: 'The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorized Cheshire Constabulary to charge a man in connection with allegations of sexual assault. 'Benjamin Mendy, aged 27, has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. 'The charges relate to three complainants over the age of 16 and are alleged to have taken place between October 2020 and August 2021. 'Mendy, Prestbury, has been remanded in police custody and is set to appear at Chester Magistrates' Court on Friday 27 August. READ: Harry Kane stays! A sign of loyalty or lack of options? 'Cheshire Constabulary and the Crow...
Manchester City 2021-22 – Citizens still looking very good
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Manchester City 2021-22 – Citizens still looking very good

Winning three EPL titles in 5 years is the stuff of fairy tales. Pep Guardiola has meticulously assembled one of the greatest teams in English football and shown that it is possible to play beautiful football and be incredibly successful too. This title is his 10th trophy in his five years at Manchester City and the 31st trophy in his illustrious managerial career effectively bringing it to a trophy every 24 games. Pep and City are a perfect match and it’s hard to imagine them not going on to win more. City are a star-studded side that need little or no improvement. They only need to be consistent. After losing the UCL final to Chelsea, however, they have everything to play for this season, and here’s a brief look at how things are shaping up ahead of the coming season. READ: K...
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Man City will ruin you! – Villa fans warn Jack Grealish

Aston Villa fans have warned Jack Grealish that his career would be ruined if he makes the move to Manchester City this summer. The Citizens have reportedly made a bid of £100 million to Aston Villa and they are expected to accept the offer. The transfer would break the British transfer record if it is completed according to Sky Sports. It can be recalled that the English midfielder extended his contract with the Villans for another 5 years in September 2020 and this was supposed to keep him at Villa Park until 2025. However, the decision to accept Man City's bid means that Grealish must make a major decision ahead of the 2021/22 season. The Englishman scored 6 goals and provided 10 assists in 26 Premier League games for Aston Villa last season amid performances that saw a rise in hi...
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Villa expected to accept City’s £100m bid for Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish has established himself as one of the most creative players in the Premier League and it comes as no surprise that the title holders Manchester City are looking in his direction and have reportedly launched a whopping £100m bid for him this summer. The Citizens under Pep Guardiola will be looking to retain their Premier League title in the 2021/22 season and also triumph in the UEFA Champions League after losing in the finals to Chelsea last season. Therefore, they are looking to add more creativity to a side that already boasts the likes of Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden, and Kevin De Bruyne. The bid should be accepted by Villa as I don't see them rejecting such a huge offer for the 25-year-old Englishman who is also the captain of the team. READ: Live...
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Fernandinho extends contract with Man City

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the Etihad. The Citizens' skipper whose contract expired at the end of last season will have stayed nine years at the club by the time the new deal expires. Fernandinho joined Manchester City from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013 in a deal worth £30million. The Brazilian has played 350 games for the Etihad outfit and has established himself as a key figure on the pitch and at the club. Shortly after putting pen to paper on the new deal, he said: “In my head and my mind, the job is not done yet. “That’s why I decided to stay here another year and try to help the team and the club to achieve the goals that they're looking for. READ: Tips on how to win more in football betting in 2021 ...
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Sterling deserves more credit than he is getting for England at Euro 2020

The Three Lions have progressed to the round of 16 stages of the ongoing Euro 2020 competition after beating the Czech Republic 1 nil in their last group game to end up as group winners. They'll now wait to know their opponent in the next round which will be decided today after the teams in Group F, the group of death settle scores with each other. They'll face the team that finishes second in Group F. Regardless, I'd like to take a look at the performances of the Three Lions' players in the competition and who has been the one producing the goods in terms of results. The English team have scored just 2 goals at Euro 2020 in 1 nil wins against Croatia and the Czech Republic. It can be recalled that their game against Scotland ended in a barren draw. READ: Turkey went from dark ho...
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Lukaku insists he’s not leaving Inter Milan this summer

Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has insisted that he'll stay at Inter Milan this summer, effectively ending speculations of a potential return to Chelsea or move to Manchester City. The Belgian has been in top form since his move to the Serie A and played a significant role as Inter Milan wrestled the Serie A title from the grasps of Juventus, winning their first league title in 11 years. Lukaku played his part by scoring 24 goals and providing 11 assists in 36 games. His brilliance at Inter Milan has attracted the interest of Chelsea and Manchester City but the 28-year-old forward insists that he feels good at Inter and has already had discussions with the new manager following Antonio Conte's decision to part ways with the club. 'Yes, I am staying,' he told Dutch broadcaster V...