Pep Guardiola has evolved Man City squad so four underperformers are irrelevant – Joe Bray

This week last season, Manchester City took a big step to taking control of the Premier League title as they demolished West Brom at the Hawthorns, in a game that saw their brilliant form peak at the mid-point of a 15-game winning run. City would go on to win another eight games, to make themselves… Continue reading Pep Guardiola has evolved Man City squad so four underperformers are irrelevant – Joe Bray

Man City’s ‘better than David Beckham’ star gives perfect response to Pep Guardiola challenge – Dominic Farrell

Such is the depth and variety of midfield options at Manchester City that there are always likely to be question marks over the form and fortunes of the individuals involved. Last summer, Bernardo Silva’s place in the squad appeared uncertain as he mulled over the prospect of finding pastures new and Jack Grealish arrived for… Continue reading Man City’s ‘better than David Beckham’ star gives perfect response to Pep Guardiola challenge – Dominic Farrell

Donny van de Beek’s Manchester United saga is made a mockery of by Pep Guardiola and Man City – Alex Brotherton

Manchester City and Pep Guardiola have a knack for getting the best out of midfielders. In Bernardo Silva, Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gundogan and Rodri, the Blues have arguably the best collection of midfielders in the world. Remarkably, all of them were signed unopposed by other clubs. The same cannot be said of Manchester United.… Continue reading Donny van de Beek’s Manchester United saga is made a mockery of by Pep Guardiola and Man City – Alex Brotherton

Ilkay Gundogan reflects on Man City rotation policy amid drop from starting lineup

Ilkay Gundogan says every player in the Manchester City squad must keep the highest levels in training and during games as he reflected on the Blues’ recent form. Gundogan has been a key player this season, especially when Kevin De Bruyne was injured, but has seemingly fallen out of favour in the last month and… Continue reading Ilkay Gundogan reflects on Man City rotation policy amid drop from starting lineup

Ilkay Gundogan drops transfer hint over Man City future and outlines coaching ambitions

Ilkay Gundogan has refused to rule out a return to Germany after ending his career at Manchester City. Gundogan has 18 months left on his current City contract, and will be 32 by that time, possibly meaning any extension he was given could be his last. The popular German posted to social media this week… Continue reading Ilkay Gundogan drops transfer hint over Man City future and outlines coaching ambitions

Man City can do their best January transfer business without signing a player – Joe Bray

Don’t expect Manchester City to bring in any major signings in the next three weeks, but that doesn’t mean significant steps cannot be made behind the scenes. City want a striker to be their long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero, but their top targets are not available this month, and Pep Guardiola made it clear that… Continue reading Man City can do their best January transfer business without signing a player – Joe Bray

Pep Guardiola can have no doubt over Man City’s best midfield as Arsenal woes give clear message – Dominic Farrell

As Ilkay Gundogan stood on the touchline at a febrile Emirates Stadium, he wore the look of a fair but firm parent coming home to realise the kids acted up in his absence and started wrecking the living room. Manchester City had been dragged around all the furnishings and banged their heads a fair few… Continue reading Pep Guardiola can have no doubt over Man City’s best midfield as Arsenal woes give clear message – Dominic Farrell

Kevin De Bruyne is capitalising on Christmas chaos to prove Man City critics wrong again – Dominic Farrell

Kevin De Bruyne might struggle to know exactly what to make of his 2021. The Manchester City playmaker retained the approval of his peers as he won a second consecutive PFA Players’ Player of the Year award and added another Premier League and Carabao Cup to his ample list of major honours. But De Bruyne,… Continue reading Kevin De Bruyne is capitalising on Christmas chaos to prove Man City critics wrong again – Dominic Farrell

Gundogan, Torres, Cancelo – Man City injury news, suspensions and expected return dates

Manchester City have a near-clean bill of health as they prepare for the visit of Leeds United on Tuesday night. With Chelsea and Liverpool not in action until Thursday, Pep Guardiola’s side have the chance to put some pressure on their rivals by extended their one-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.… Continue reading Gundogan, Torres, Cancelo – Man City injury news, suspensions and expected return dates

Oh no, Man City have a penalty! Ranking Pep Guardiola’s best bets under pressure from 12 yards – Dominic Farrell

The loud appeals, the referee pointing to the spot, the cheers. And then, for Manchester City fans, reality kicks in. “Oh no, who’s taking this then?” The Premier League champions have mastered pretty much all aspects of football under Pep Guardiola, but their penalties rarely inspire confidence. Raheem Sterling stepped up to secure three points… Continue reading Oh no, Man City have a penalty! Ranking Pep Guardiola’s best bets under pressure from 12 yards – Dominic Farrell