Amidst the reports that UEFA are not going to investigate Manchester City over its Financial Fair Play rules, the question of how much money is too much is posed once again in the footballing world. This is only the latest incident in the ever-growing saga which sees the European governing body currently investigating Paris St-Germain 

Continue Reading

The first match day of the Champions League has been and gone, and it was a mixed couple of nights for the British clubs.   Chelsea 6 – 0 Qarabag If Chelsea didn’t win handsomely here, it would be a worrying start to the competition. Although many pundits say that no game in Europe is 

Continue Reading

Manchester City versus Liverpool FC was the best way to kick-off the Premier League weekend after an international break. Goals were expected considering the strength both the sides have in their attacking unit. However, not many would have predicted that the Citizens would thrash Liverpool 5-0 on Saturday. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring in the 

Continue Reading

One of the seemingly smarter transfers of the current summer transfer window was Bernardo Silva’s arrival at Manchester City yet now the club must give him the conditions within which to thrive. Bernardo arrived at Eastlands as the Portuguese midfielder who took Pep Guardiola’s Blues apart over the course of the two Champions League knockout 

Continue Reading

West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans has been linked with a big money move to Premier League giants Manchester City, as the Citizen’s look to bolster their squad further prior to the transfer window slamming firmly shut. City boss Pep Guardiola remains in the market for a central defender and sees Evans as an ideal 

Continue Reading

After over a month of negotiations Leicester City are finally poised to secure the £25 million signing of Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City with the long delay caused by issues over a potential buy-back agreement. John Percy of the Daily Telegraph confirmed on Tuesday morning that the 20-year-old was due to take his 

Continue Reading

Once again, this summer has been a very busy one for Manchester City. The Citizens have spent over £200 million on players and it doesn’t look like they’ve finished yet. Having said this, many people have criticised their business this summer, believing that, though they’ve strengthened in key areas, that they’ve neglected certain positions. So, 

Continue Reading

It’s no secret that Manchester City are in desperate need of wing-backs and with Dani Alves this week joining PSG it seems almost inevitable that City will fork out £50 million for 27-year-old Spurs defender, Kyle Walker. Having successfully worked with Alves at Barcelona, Pep Guardiola will understandably be disappointed not to have got his 

Continue Reading

It has been clear for a while that Alexis Sanchez is intent on leaving Arsenal and the Chilean was coy when asked about his future on Friday as Chile prepare for the Confederations Cup final on Sunday. “Yes it is clear but I can’t tell you,” he explained. With Bayern Munich having rather publically pulled 

Continue Reading

Juventus have released a statement confirming the exit of defender Dani Alves. The announcement- made by the club’s Chief Executive Beppe Marotta during a press briefing on Wednesday – all but confirms the Brazilian’s desire to reunite with his former boss at Manchester City. Alves had previously spent eight years at Barcelona before joining the 

Continue Reading

For the big six in English football, finishing top four in the Premier League is the same as surviving relegation. Without Champions League football, clubs suddenly panic, as there is the likelihood of having to sell off their stars, falling behind in the transfer window, and losing out on financial resources. This past season, Chelsea, 

Continue Reading

Manchester City’s summer transfer business continues to impress with the club very close to announcing the arrival of Dani Alves on a two-year contract after his agreement with Juventus was rescinded on Monday evening. At 34 years old, this is certainly not a long-term move for Pep Guardiola however the Brazilian showed he still has 

Continue Reading

Pep Guardiola was appointed as Manchester City manager at the beginning of last season after leaving Bayern Munich at the end of his contract. He replaced Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad Stadium with European success in mind. City announced the appointment of Guardiola mid-season during the 2015/16 campaign, this had not been a surprise to 

Continue Reading

West Ham United are set to offer Manchester City outcast Joe Hart a Premier League life-line. The Sun are reporting that the Hammers are interested in signing Hart, despite his shaky form: he was arguably at fault for both free-kicks as England drew to Scotland, and has made a string of errors whilst on loan 

Continue Reading

Manchester City have wasted little time in improving their team following Pep Guardiola’s first ever trophyless campaign as a coach with the club’s summer spending bonanza having already begun in earnest. Bernardo Silva arrived on Friday for a fee believed to be in the region of £45-50 million and Benjamin Mendy is expected to follow 

Continue Reading

After Chelsea wrapped up their second title in three years and Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Hull City’s relegations were confirmed with games to spare, all the drama will be surrounding Champions League qualification on the final day of the season. Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal will fight it out to the end to decide who will 

Continue Reading

As the season is coming to an end on this Sunday, three teams are still chasing the two top-four spots; Manchester City, Liverpool, and Arsenal – three giants who all set the Champions League qualification as minimum expectations at the start of the season. The stake is enormous – the global prestige and extra spending 

Continue Reading

At times this season, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has seemed a tad unapproachable media-wise. The Spaniard has been seen as arrogant by many journalists and, watching some of his interviews, it isn’t hard to see why. Recently, after it was confirmed City would go the season trophyless, Guardiola’s response was essentially to say ‘it’s 

Continue Reading

Manchester City have struggled defensively all season long with it actually hindering their ability to put together a sustained charge at the Premier League crown. Vincent Kompany’s return in the past fortnight has however improved the Blues significantly at the back with the Belgian’s strengths simply serving to highlight the club’s defensive weaknesses. There were 

Continue Reading

Manchester City eased past Southampton thanks to goals from Vincent Kompany, Leroy Sane and Kun Aguero. It was City’s 11th away win of the season, and crucial in their bid for Champions League football. Here are five things we learnt from the match:   Valiant Vincent Arms pumping, a canon of screams emitted from his 

Continue Reading