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Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has warned Pep Guardiola not to buy a new defender in January.

Vincent Kompany advises Pep Guardiola against panic buying in January

City opted not to sign a replacement when Kompany left at the end of last season and Aymeric Laporte is not expected to return for at least another two months after sustaining a knee injury in September.
Manchester City “don’t need to sign another defender”, says Vincent Kompany, with Pep Guardiola expected to steer clear of the January transfer market and focus instead on his attacking strength.

Vincent Kompany: Manchester City don’t need to sign a defender

Manchester City “don’t need to sign another defender”, says Vincent Kompany, with Pep Guardiola expected to steer clear of the January transfer market and focus instead on his attacking strength.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Gareth Southgate names Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, 25 others for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

​England manager Gareth Southgate has named Chelsea youngsters, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori into the 27-man squad for the final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo later this month.
England ace Raheem Sterling was the star of the show as Manchester City came from a goal behind to thrash Serie A side Atalanta 5-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

Raheem Sterling bags hat-trick as Manchester City thump Atalanta

Raheem Sterling scored an 11-minute hat-trick and had a hand in all five goals as Manchester City came from behind to thump Italian side Atalanta 5-1 in their Champions League Group C encounter on Tuesday.
Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling calmed Manchester City’s nerves on Saturday as the Premier League champions overcame a searching test to beat feisty Everton 3-1 and keep leaders Liverpool in their sights.

Manchester City thrash feisty Everton 3-1

Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling calmed Manchester City’s nerves on Saturday as the Premier League champions overcame a searching test to beat feisty Everton 3-1 and keep leaders Liverpool in their sights.

Manchester City defence crisis worsens as John Stones ruled out for five weeks

Manchester City’s problems at the heart of their defence got even worse on Tuesday with the news John Stones is set to miss up to six weeks with a muscular injury.
Jamie Redknapp feels that Liverpool would only just sneak into the Premier League top four if they lost Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk.

Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool would only ‘scrape’ into the top four without Virgil van Dijk

Jamie Redknapp feels that Liverpool would only just sneak into the Premier League top four if they lost Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus jumps to control the ball during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Manchester City at Carrow Road in Norwich, eastern England on September 14, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP)

Manchester City stunned by Norwich as Liverpool stretch Premier League lead

Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in stunning fashion to newly-promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1.
Pep Guardiola says fans can't expect Manchester City to win every game, after they were beaten 3-2 at Norwich on Saturday evening.

Pep Guardiola: You can’t expect 100 points every time

Pep Guardiola says fans can't expect Manchester City to win every game, after they were beaten 3-2 at Norwich on Saturday evening.
Norwich City’s Teemu Pukki celebrates with teammates after scoring their third goal. John Sibley-Action Images via Reuters

Norwich stun Manchester City in thriller

Norwich City produced a magnificent all-round display to inflict Manchester City’s first Premier League defeat since January at an ecstatic Carrow Road.
Outgoing captain Vincent Kompany is the DNA of Manchester City, according to club hero Shaun Goater.

Joleon Lescott: Vincent Kompany gave blood, sweat, tears to Manchester City

Former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott has hailed Vincent Kompany and compared him to Barcelona legend Carles Puyol ahead of his testimonial match on Wednesday.
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Manchester City to swoop for Serie A defender in January

With Aymeric Laporte unlikely to play again in 2019 after undergoing knee surgery, Manchester City have a predicament in defence.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus scores the winning penalty in the shoot-out. Ian Kington-AFP-Getty Images

Manchester City eye autumn advantage over Liverpool

Manchester City may trail Liverpool by two points in the early season running for the Premier League title, but opportunity knocks for the champions in a two-month stretch beginning with Saturday’s visit of Brighton to the Etihad.
Frenkie de Jong

Netherlands’ Ronald Koeman hails Frenkie de Jong’s defensive display

Frenkie de Jong's defensive aptitude impressed Ronald Koeman as Netherlands beat England 3-1 after extra time to reach the final of the Nations League.

John Stones urges quadruple-chasing Manchester City to dream big

John Stones insists his Manchester City team-mates are fighting for an unprecedented quadruple ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Tottenham.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has attributed his team’s victory over Germany’s Schalke 04 to their attacking style of football, adding that his boys were relaxed and decided to play and be aggressive against their opponents.

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool, Manchester City both deserve to win the Premier League

Pep Guardiola believes both Manchester City and Liverpool deserve to win the Premier League title this season.

Fernandinho absent for Manchester City trip to Crystal Palace due to injury

Fernandinho is absent from the Manchester City squad for their Premier League match at Crystal Palace on Sunday, with Kevin De Bruyne back in the team.
James Ward-Prowse

James Ward-Prowse called up by England as Fabian Delph, John Stones, Ruben Loftus-Cheek withdraw

James Ward-Prowse has been called into England’s squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro.

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