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newsfootballa month ago

Decision we’ve got to make is whether Harry Maguire is ready to start, admits Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate has revealed that Harry Maguire is fit but the decision will be to see whether the defender can start against Scotland. The Manchester United captain, 28, has not played owing to an ankle injury but now he has trained and is fully fit and could feature in his first Euro 2020 game.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Happy now but will see what happens between now and end of season, asserts Aymeric Laporte

Amidst rumours that he is unhappy with his game-time, Aymeric Laporte has confessed that while he is happy at the moment, he will make a decision between now and the end of the season. The former Athletic club defender has struggled for game-time this season with just seven league appearances.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Ruben Dias has made it difficult to drop him because of his mentality and performances, claims Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has confessed that Ruben Dias’ performances and his mentality has made it impossible for him to drop him because of the way Dias has transformed the team. The former Benfica captain signed for Manchester City over the summer window and has played every league game so far.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Reports | Manchester City to reward John Stones with a contract extension

According to the Daily Telegraph, Manchester City are set to reward John Stones with a new contract in light of the fact that he has 18 months left on his current deal. The defender was on the fringes Guardiola’s team at the start of this season but has since forced his way into the starting 11.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Looking foward to staying at Manchester City for long time, admits Fernandinho

With less than six months left on his current deal with the club, Fernandinho has confirmed that he will extend his contract with Manchester City. The Brazilian has been forced to play as a center-back for most of this season but has transitioned seamlessly into the role amidst an injury crisis.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Reports | Manchester City and Pep Guardiola set to discuss club's plans for for next season

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that he will begin working on strengthening the team for next season in the upcoming weeks. The Spaniard will sit down the club hierarchy for discussing and evaluating possible transfer targets and also plan the selection of City’s assistant manager.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Never had any doubts about Fernandinho as a defender, claims Pep Guardiola

Fernandinho made his debut as a center-back in Manchester City’s Champions League group stage clash and did well against Shakhtar Donetsk. Pep Guardiola’s hand was forced after injuries left the club with just one available center-back, although Kyle Walker has been used more centrally by England.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Reports | Manchester City's injury list grows with John Stones out for a month

Manchester City just can't seem to catch a break with John Stones the latest player on the injury list. The defender has a thigh injury that will keep him out for 5 weeks, joining Aymeric Laporte, making Pep Guardiola choices at the back even thinner that they were a few weeks ago.
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reportfootball4 years ago

Champions League Round-up | Liverpool draw against Sevilla; Real Madrid start title defense with huge win

Liverpool's first game in the Champions League since 2014 ended in a 2-2 draw against Sevilla at Anfield while Manchester City completely dominated the Dutch side Feyenoord thrashing them 4-0. Thanks to a brace by Cristiano Ronaldo, defending champions Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0.
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reportfootball4 years ago

WATCH : Champions League Round-up | Atletico Madrid defeat Bayer Leverkusen; City prevail over Monaco

Last year's runners-up Atletico Madrid defeated Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the Champions League last-16 tie to put the club within reach of the Champions League quarterfinals. In another match, Sergio Aguero scored twice to help Manchester City win 5-3 against Monaco after being down 1-2 at half-time.
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