There have been accusations of the wealthiest Premier League clubs spending their way to success – however, Manchester City have gone one step further, and have literally bought the FA Cup. City’s owner, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, has purchased the trophy which was awarded to the winners of the world’s oldest domestic cup competition […]

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has said fixture congestion is partly to blame after his side were unable to defeat relegation-threatened West Brom at home on Tuesday. Gundogan gave his side the lead with a 30th-minute strike, but the Baggies drew level before half-time through an own goal from Ruben Dias. Though City dominated for […]

Kevin De Bruyne has warned Manchester City to expect a strong response from Manchester United following their exit from the Champions League. City travel to Old Trafford on Saturday for the first derby of the season with United stinging from their 3-2 loss to RB Leipzig, which saw them miss out on the Champions League knockout stages. Ole […]

Pep Guardiola has praised John Stones for turning his career at Manchester City around, while insisting he never lost faith in the defender. Stones has racked up 141 appearances in all competitions for City since completing a £50 million ($66m) move to Etihad Stadium from Everton in 2016. The 26-year-old has helped the Blues win […]

Manchester City talisman Kevin De Bruyne has addressed comparisons with Bruno Fernandes, while admitting that the “wonderful” Manchester United star “makes football look fun”. Fernandes has had a huge impact on the Premier League since his €55 million (£50m/$67m) move to Old Trafford from Sporting CP in the winter transfer window. The Portugal international immediately justified his hefty […]

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero scored 10 minutes into his return from injury on Wednesday, but Pep Guardiola has ruled him out of starting Saturday’s Manchester derby. The Argentinian missed the beginning of the season after having knee surgery in the summer and suffered a further setback with a hamstring injury shortly after his […]

Pep Guardiola has hit back at Jose Mourinho, who suggested that Manchester City put pressure on England boss Gareth Southgate to release Raheem Sterling early ahead of Saturday’s game. At the end of a week in which Guardiola signed a new two-year Man City contract and Mourinho celebrated a year in charge of Tottenham, the pair will […]

Pep Guardiola has reached an agreement with Manchester City to extend his stay at the Premier League club by an additional two years, with his new contract running until the summer of 2023. The deal marks the Catalan coach’s longest ever commitment made to a team during his managerial career, as he looks to […]

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has confirmed he is in talks with Manchester City over a contract extension and is representing himself in the absence of former agent Patrick De Koster. The 28-year-old is currently contracted at the Etihad until 2023 after signing a new contract in January 2018 following his […]