Monthly Archives: February 28, 2018

Man Utd legend Giggs takes swipe at Pep’s Man City

Ryan Giggs says Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City need to win multiple titles before they can be considered the greatest Premier League side ever. Speaking in Monaco, Giggs said: “At the moment they’re up there because of the performances and the results that they’ve shown this year. “I think to compare them to ourselves, Arsenal, Chelsea,…read more

Mendy on course for World Cup, says Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps has offered words of encouragement for Benjamin Mendy in his battle to be fit for the World Cup in Russia. Benjamin Mendy is on schedule to be part of France’s plans for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, according to head coach Didier Deschamps. The left-back made a fine start to…read more

Aguero claims player of the month after goal-laden February

After scoring five times in four matches for Manchester City in January, striker Sergio Aguero was named Premier League player of the month. Sergio Aguero has won his fifth Premier League player of the month award, claiming the prize after scoring five goals in four Manchester City league appearances during January. Aguero has thrived in…read more

Manchester City’s Gundogan makes World Cup case to watching Low

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan scored twice in front of Germany boss Joachim Low at Basel, drawing praise from Pep Guardiola. Ilkay Gundogan had no idea Germany head coach Joachim Low was in attendance to enjoy his star showing in Manchester City’s 4-0 Champions League thrashing of Basel. Gundogan headed home Kevin De Bruyne’s 14th-minute…read more

Benjamin Mendy ‘steps up recovery from knee injury’

Manchester City full-back Benjamin Mendy has reportedly stepped up his recovery from a knee ligament injury. The France international has been sidelined since September after rupturing his cruciate during a Premier League clash with Crystal Palace, bringing a premature end to his bright start at the club. However, the Manchester Evening News reports that he…read more

Man City can play s*** and still get praise – Guardiola

The Premier League leaders were held to a 1-1 draw at Burnley on Saturday, but the coach felt it was one of their better displays Pep Guardiola believes the generally glowing public perception of Manchester City’s performance does not always match his own assessment of the Premier League leaders. City were held 1-1 at Burnley…read more

Danilo welcomes “important” rest period for Manchester City players

Danilo has praised Pep Guardiola’s decision to give Manchester City’s players a period of rest following their 1-1 draw at Burnley. The Brazilian opened the scoring at Turf Moor on Saturday but Johann Berg Gudmundsson struck a late equaliser as the spoils were shared, despite the Citizens’ dominance. The Premier League leaders are not back…read more

Sean Dyche questions Manchester City youth policy

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has implied that Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is ignoring his younger players in favour of spending large sums of money. The Citizens added to their expensively-assembled squad in the January transfer window by splashing out a further £57m on Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte. Club-record signing Laporte is one of…read more