newsfootball3 months ago

Always feels special for me when I go back to Leicester City, gushes Riyad Mahrez

Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has revealed that going back to his former side Leicester City is always a special occasion for him as he feels happy playing at his old ground. The Algerian also added that he believes Arsenal and the rest of the top six could make the title charge interesting.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Riyad Mahrez will come back but he has to come back in better condition, asserts Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has revealed that the reason Riyad Mahrez has made just one start since August is because he is concerned over the Algerian’s condition and admitted that the club needs him at his best. The 31-year-old has been a mainstay over the years but has struggled to find his footing this term.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Match against Manchester City was one of the happiest days of my life, reveals Rodrygo

Real Madrid winger Rodrygo has asserted that the victory over Manchester City in the second-leg of semi-final tie at the Santiago Bernabeu was one of the happiest days of his professional career. The Brazilian winger scored two goals to secure a comeback win to ensure their place in the final.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Cannot deny that it is tough for us but we didn’t play well in first half, admits Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has confessed that the loss to Real Madrid is a tough one to swallow but added that his side did not play well and struggled to find their game. The Cityzens had one leg in the final after a Riyad Mahrez goal but Madrid produced an incredible comeback to win 6-5.
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newsfootball10 months ago

In love with Riyad Mahrez as he’s an incredible player and person, gushes Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has admitted that he loves Riyad Mahrez and didn’t start the Algerian because they needed something different upfront against Liverpool. The forward came off the bench and had a crucial chance to hand City the win but couldn’t find the net in the dying minutes.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Reports | Four clubs monitoring Riyad Mahrez’s contract situation at Manchester City

According to FootMercato, Riyad Mahrez has attracted interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Chelsea as his contract at Manchester City enters its final year. The 31-year-old is tied to the Etihad stadium until 2023 but is yet to sign an extension with Pep Guardiola’s team.
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newsfootball11 months ago

Difficult to say Manchester United gave up when they play intense pressing style, reveals Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne has played down criticism of Manchester United suggesting the Red Devils gave up during their derby defeat to Manchester City by emphasizing that maintaining their new style of pressing for 90 minutes is a difficult task. City secured a 4-1 victory over United on Sunday.
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newsfootball11 months ago

Manchester United's response to going 3-1 down was embarrassing, asserts Gary Neville

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has hit out at the club’s performance against Manchester City in the derby and believes that they threw in the towel after going 3-1 down. The Red Devils were outplayed by the Cityzens as they restored their six point lead at the top with a 4-1 win.
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newsfootball11 months ago

We have a long way to go to close the gap with Manchester City, claims Ralf Rangnick

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick has admitted that his side’s demolition by Manchester City proves that they have a long way to go before considering themselves as an equal to their cross-town rivals. City secured a 4-1 victory over United in the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
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newsfootball11 months ago

Jack Grealish had an exceptional game against United, proclaims Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola asserted that Jack Grealish played a pivotal part in securing their 4-1 derby victory over Manchester United on Sunday while lauding his decision-making abilities and combination play with his colleagues. The Englishman signed for City last summer but has struggled for form.
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