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Pep Guardiola apologises for keeping Riyad Mahrez out of Manchester City team

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed.
Chelsea’s Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta (L) vies with Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on February 10, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Cesar Azpilicueta apologises to Chelsea fans after Man City drubbing

Cesar Azpilicueta has apologised to Chelsea fans after their humiliating 6-0 defeat by Manchester City, describing it as one of the lowest points in his professional career.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Maurizio Sarri won’t change Chelsea style despite Manchester City mauling

Maurizio Sarri defended his style of football after Chelsea were thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City but said his players were not fulfilling his intentions on the pitch.
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Maurizio Sarri unmoved as Chelsea capitulation harms top-four hopes

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri again vowed to stick with his style of football in spite of the Londoners suffering their worst defeat since 1991 in Sunday’s hammering at Manchester City.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on February 3, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola hails team after Manchester City crushed Chelsea 6-0

Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City’s “incredible week” after they smashed Chelsea 6-0 on Sunday to return to the top of the Premier League on goal difference.
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David Silva: Manchester City can do better than last season

David Silva believes Manchester City can improve on their history-making season last year as they remain in the hunt for the Premier League and Champions League titles.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Maurizio Sarri: Manchester City have the world’s best midfield

Manchester City have the best collection of technical midfield players in Europe, according to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.
Manchester City’s English defender Kyle Walker (2L), Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling (3R) and Manchester City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan (R) applaud the fans following during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on February 6, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Manchester City face Chelsea test, Liverpool under pressure

Manchester City face a stern test of their Premier League title credentials this weekend when the newly installed leaders host Chelsea.
Manchester City’s Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP) /

Manchester City look to revive title bid against Arsenal

Pep Guardiola needs a quick response from his side against Arsenal on Sunday to show that Manchester City’s challenge for the Premier League title remains intact.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola is seen in his seat in the dug out ahead of the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at the John Smith’s stadium in Huddersfield, northern England on January 20, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola not worried about Manchester City players’ social media use

Pep Guardiola is not concerned about the way his Manchester City players use social media, despite a post from Kyle Walker that appeared to mock Premier League title rivals, Liverpool.
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny revelled in winning a Premier League six-pointer against rivals Chelsea at Emirates Stadium.

Laurent Koscielny hands Arsenal timely fitness boost ahead of trip to Manchester City

Laurent Koscielny has handed Arsenal a timely fitness boost ahead of their trip to Manchester City, with the Gunners skipper back in training.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring his third goal and City’s fifth during the League Cup first leg semi-final football match between Manchester City and Burton Albion at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northwest England on January 9, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Gabriel Jesus: I’m in top form

Gabriel Jesus described himself as "on fire" after helping Manchester City maintain their blistering start to 2019 by thrashing Burnley 5-0.
Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rebukes Pep Guardiola over Frenkie De Jong pursuit

Ernesto Valverde has hit out at Pep Guardiola after Barcelona-bound Frenkie De Jong claimed to have spoken to the Manchester City boss about a transfer to the Etihad Stadium.
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho

Fabinho warns against mistakes as Liverpool prepare for another ‘final’

Fabinho is hoping to see Liverpool avoid “silly” mistakes as they prepare to treat every Premier League fixture in an ongoing title challenge as a “final”.
Pep Guardiola

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola in tough hunt for ‘new’ Fernandinho

Pep Guardiola has acknowledged finding a long-term replacement for Fernandinho is becoming a matter of increasing urgency for Manchester City.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring his third goal and City’s fifth during the League Cup first leg semi-final football match between Manchester City and Burton Albion at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northwest England on January 9, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City were right to destroy Burton

Gabriel Jesus insists Manchester City have no reason to apologise after they crushed minnows Burton 9-0 in the League Cup semi-finals.

Pep Guardiola: Raheem Sterling must be more clinical

Pep Guardiola has challenged Raheem Sterling to become Manchester City's big-game player.
Trent Alexander-Arnold

Trent Alexander-Arnold tells Liverpool to be inspired by Manchester City

Trent Alexander-Arnold feels Liverpool can take inspiration from Manchester City after the champions ended the Reds' unbeaten start to the Premier League season.

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