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Yaya Toure names Nemanja Matic as his toughest opponent

The former Ivory Coast international, who spent eight years with the Citizens before leaving last year, won three Premier League titles, two FA Cups as well as League Cup and Community Shield trophies.
Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola has insisted that he wants Leroy Sane to remain at the Etihad Stadium but claims he would talk to the club if the winger requests a transfer.

Bayern Munich suggest they’ll renew Leroy Sané pursuit

After failing in an attempt to sign him in the summer, it seems Bayern Munich are not ready to give up on Leroy Sané quite yet.
(From L, Front) Manchester City’s Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez, Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling, Manchester City’s Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva, Manchester City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and Manchester City’s Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo and (From L, Rear) Manchester City’s Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson, Manchester City’s Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City’s Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City’s Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi and Manchester City’s French defender Benjamin Mendy pose for a team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Atalanta Bergamo vs Manchester City on November 6, 2019 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

Familiar foe Raheem Sterling the prime threat to Liverpool’s title charge

Manchester City and Liverpool’s ascension to the two top dogs in the Premier League has seen every meeting in recent seasons met with increasing animosity, ahead of Sunday’s latest battle for supremacy.
Leroy Sane

Bayern Munich president confirms Leroy Sané talks

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß has admitted the club are keeping a keen eye on Leroy Sané’s recovery.
Pep Guardiola has ‘congratulated’ rivals Liverpool on winning the Premier League after Manchester City’s loss at Norwich.

Pep Guardiola ‘congratulates’ Liverpool on winning the Premier League

Pep Guardiola has ‘congratulated’ rivals Liverpool on winning the Premier League after Manchester City’s loss at Norwich.
Jurgen Klopp believes Jordan Henderson took on the most difficult job in the last 500 years of football when he replaced Steven Gerrard as Liverpool captain.

‘We can get even better’ — Liverpool skipper warns title rivals

Jordan Henderson has warned Liverpool’s title rivals that his side still has room for improvement despite their perfect start to the season.
Liverpool's defenders play like animals, according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.

Adrian: Liverpool’s defenders are like animals

Liverpool's defenders play "like animals", according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.
Bernardo Silva has welcomed the €70 million (£63m-$79m) arrival of Rodri at Manchester City, with the club’s record signing tipped to make Pep Guardiola’s squad “more complete”.

Rodri: Adapting to ‘overwhelming’ Manchester City not easy

Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.
Leroy Sané was forced to hobble off with what appeared to be a knee injury just nine minutes into Sunday’s Community Shield.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Bayern Munich won’t move for injured Leroy Sane

The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola backs Raheem Sterling to reach 30-goal mark

Pep Guardiola wants to see the on-form Raheem Sterling break the 30-goal barrier for the first time in his career this season, but will only judge the England forward on his overall contribution to the Manchester City team.
Niko Kovac is to be sacked as manager of Bayern Munich this summer regardless of how he fares in an ongoing bid for a domestic double, Goal and Spox understands.

Niko Kovac still scanning horizon for fresh Bayern Munich blood

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac said Wednesday his side were still open to bringing in some fresh blood before the European transfer window closes.
Adrian took great satisfaction from helping to secure another piece of silverware for Liverpool after settling the UEFA Super Cup penalty shootout with Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp lauds ‘incredible’ Adrian’s flying start to Liverpool career

The Spaniard, only in the side because of an injury to number one goalkeeper Allison Becker, saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty to give Liverpool a 5-4 shootout win against Chelsea after the showdown between Champions League and Europa League winners had finished 2-2 in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp insists his belief in Liverpool’s ability to land major honours never wavered, but he is pleased to have ensured that there is now “no doubt” that the Reds are winners.

Jamie Carragher: Liverpool have arrogance in a nice way

Jamie Carragher considers Liverpool to have “arrogance in a nice way”, with the Reds believing in themselves again on the back of a Champions League triumph.
Jurgen Klopp insists his belief in Liverpool’s ability to land major honours never wavered, but he is pleased to have ensured that there is now “no doubt” that the Reds are winners.

Liverpool seek more silverware as Frank Lampard eyes Super Cup boost

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to make winning trophies a habit as they head back to Istanbul — the scene of one of the club’s greatest triumphs — to take on Premier League rivals Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to “stay greedy” as the Champions League winners seek to chase down more silverware.

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ in pursuit of more silverware

Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to “stay greedy” as the Champions League winners seek to chase down more silverware.
Joe Gomez insists Liverpool are hungrier for more trophies after missing out on the Community Shield, with a UEFA Super Cup clash against Chelsea up next on Wednesday night.

Joe Gomez: Community Shield defeat made Liverpool hungrier for silverware

Joe Gomez insists Liverpool are "hungrier" for more trophies after missing out on the Community Shield, with a UEFA Super Cup clash against Chelsea up next on Wednesday night.
Manchester City have confirmed Leroy Sane will undergo surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Manchester City’s Leroy Sane to have surgery on ACL injury

Manchester City have confirmed Leroy Sane will undergo surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
Joao Cancelo cited Pep Guardiola as a key factor in his decision to join Manchester City, where he is ready to battle with Kyle Walker for the right-back slot.

Joao Cancelo: Pep Guardiola factor key in decision to join Manchester City

Joao Cancelo cited Pep Guardiola as a key factor in his decision to join Manchester City, where he is ready to battle with Kyle Walker for the right-back slot.

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