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newsfootball11 days ago

Fights happen when player's don't do what they are told at half-time, indicates Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola saw his side overcome RB Leipzig in the first game of their Champions League campaign, but he was not entirely pleased with their efforts. Guardiola was caught screaming at Jack Grealish and Riyad Mahrez during City's 6-3 win over Leipzig on Wednesday. 
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newsfootball2 months ago

Nothing can be higher than playing for Manchester City, asserts Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez has admitted that he cannot "see what is higher" than playing for Manchester City, stressing his long-term commitment at the Etihad Stadium as he looks to add to his trophy cabinet. The Algerian has netted 50 goals in 66 appearances for the Citizens in the Premier League.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Want to end my career in England and Manchester City, proclaims Riyad Mahrez

In light of rumours about his future, Riyad Mahrez has revealed that he wants to end his career at Manchester City and in England with there no desire to look elsewhere. The Algerian made the move to the Etihad Stadium in 2018 and has since made well over 100 appearances for Pep Guardiola’s side.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Manchester City’s success is about all people that work behind scenes, asserts Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has expressed his satisfaction at leading Manchester City to a first Champions League Final in his five year spell at the club. The Cityzens are on the verge of winning the Premier League title and are the first team in the club’s history to reach a Champions League final.
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newsfootball5 months ago

It was once again about showing character against Borussia Dortmund, admits Ilkay Gundogan

Ilkay Gundogan has praised Manchester City’s determination to make it to the semi-finals after defeating Borussia Dortmund to an aggregate score of 4-2. The Cityzens have finally broken their Champions League curse under Pep Guardiola which sees them heading to their first semi-final since 2016.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Riyad Mahrez isn’t happy in Manchester because he doesn’t play enough, admits Djamel Belmadi

Algeria national team head coach Djamel Belmadi has revealed that Riyad Mahrez isn’t happy with his lack of game-time at Manchester City especially over the recent years. The 29-year-old signed for the club in the summer of 2018 but has been in and out of Pep Guardiola’s Cityzens squad since then.
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featurefootballa year ago

Fantasy Premier League 2020/21 – Five players to lookout for ahead of Gameweek 7

After the highs of the Gameweek 5 where nearly everyone brought in the big bucks, Gameweek 6 knocked us back to earth with an average of just 48 points. It seems things didn’t go well for many many many managers although, with a decent set of fixtures, the hope is that it changes this week.
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newsfootballa year ago

Fantasy Premier League 2020/21 – Finding the differential punt for Gameweek 2

A sensational start to the 2020/21 FPL season, for some, and it handed us with an average of 50 points per team although that does include Mohamed Salah. However, with Manchester United and Manchester City back in action, Gameweek 2 hands us a lot more problems but that’s the life of an FPL manager.
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newsfootballa year ago

Manchester City confirm Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte test positive for coronavirus

Manchester City’s preparations for the new season have been complicated as the club confirmed that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for the coronavirus. The duo have been forced to self-isolate although they should be back in the squad before City’s first game on September 21st.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Barcelona looking to bring Bernardo Silva to Camp Nou this summer

While they are through into the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Barcelona are looking to reinforce their side this summer and believe that Bernardo Silva can help them. The Manchester City star has struggled to maintain his form this term with Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez preferred over him.
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