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Phil Foden is a “magician” and the natural heir to David Silva at Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola, with any suitors warned that €500 million (£450m-$550m) would not be enough to land the teenage midfielder.

David Silva: Manchester City in good hands with ‘very talented’ Phil Foden

Manchester City are in “good hands” with “very talented” Phil Foden, says David Silva, with a World Cup winner preparing to pass on a playmaking baton at the Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola fears Manchester City’s injury list could could prove their undoing this season.

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool will be Premier League champions

Manchester City’s coach Pep Guardiola has conceded defeat to Liverpool, saying Jurgen Klopp’s men would win the title in any of Europe’s top leagues this season with 14 games still to play.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Pep Guardiola provides title prediction

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has stated that the form Liverpool have shown this season has been “phenomenal”.
Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Spanish defender Pablo Mari.

Arsenal close in on loan deal for Spanish defender Pablo Mari

The Gunners have been searching for a new centre-back throughout the transfer window and are now close to landing Mari on loan following successful talks with Brazilian side Flamengo over the past 24 hours.
Bernardo Silva has lauded Manchester City teammate Riyad Mahrez for being patient as he comes to grips with life at the Etihad Stadium.

Bernardo Silva: Riyad Mahrez needed to be patient at Manchester City

Bernardo Silva has lauded Manchester City teammate Riyad Mahrez for being patient as he comes to grips with life at the Etihad Stadium.
According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, winger Ian Poveda will join Leeds from Manchester City imminently, and a deal could be done in the next 24 hours.

Leeds to make Manchester City winger their second January signing

The former Arsenal and Barcelona academy player will join on a free transfer and sign a four-and-a-half deal and will be viewed as a replacement for Jack Clarke, who returned from his loan from Tottenham early and is now with QPR.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho vows to work harder

The former Manchester City striker has had to play second fiddle, perhaps unsurprisingly, to Jamie Vardy, who has shone since Brendan Rodgers replaced Claude Puel last season.
Adama Traore

Adama Traore: I will return to Barcelona or join Real Madrid

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger, Adama Traore, has suggested he would rejoin Barcelona if the opportunity arose, although he’d also have no issue swapping El Clasico colours if Real Madrid came calling.
It very much looked like it would be a routine win for Jurgen Klopp’s side against their Jupiler League opponents after Reds midfielder Gini Wijnaldum stabbed home from close range with 14 minutes on the clock.

Jurgen Klopp speaks on Liverpool sales in January transfer window

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has no intention of allowing any of his players to leave the club in the January transfer window as he closes in on the Premier League title.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Frank Lampard determined to make his tenure successful

Frank Lampard is determined to make his tenure at Chelsea a successful one in order to silence the doubters who have criticised the Blues’ string of bad results.
La Liga President Javier Tebas poses during an interview with Reuters at the La Liga headquarters in Madrid, Spain, October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Paul Hanna

La Liga chief concerned reforms will hasten growing financial gulf

La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe’s top clubs of the destabilising effect seeking further riches through a revamped Champions League or FIFA’s new Club World Cup will have on national leagues.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Pep Guardiola hits out at ‘unsustainable’ schedule as injuries mount

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players and increase the quality of matches.
Pep Guardiola has conceded the title race could be over against Liverpool

Pep Guardiola makes claims to English FA about the Cup games

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has made bold claims to the English FA about the Cup games and he is not surprised by the recent injury crisis hitting the players.
Manchester United have confirmed that goalkeeper Sergio Romero was involved in a car accident on his way to training on Monday, with the UK media reporting that the Argentina international walked away from the incident without harm.

Manchester United keeper Sergio Romero escapes unhurt from car crash

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero escaped unhurt after crashing his Lamborghini on his way to training on Monday, a club source told AFP.
Pep Guardiola fears Manchester City’s injury list could could prove their undoing this season.

Pep Guardiola targets second place after giving up on President League title

Manchester City will target second place in the Premier League and focus on cup competitions with unbeaten league leaders Liverpool too far ahead to reel in, manager Pep Guardiola said.
Premier League giants Manchester City have contacted Inter to inquire into the availability of Alessandro Bastoni, according to a report in today’s paper edition of the Milano based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.

Manchester City ‘enquire’ about Inter Milan centre-back

Manchester City are on the hunt for centre-backs again, and according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, they have enquired about the availability of Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni.
Benjamin Mendy says Manchester City will be ready for the challenge when they come up against Real Madrid in the Champions League, despite their struggles in the Premier League this season.

Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City will be ‘on fire’ for Real Madrid clash

Benjamin Mendy says Manchester City will be ready for the challenge when they come up against Real Madrid in the Champions League, despite their struggles in the Premier League this season.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi reveals Premier League star new Barcelona boss must sign

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has reportedly demanded for the signing of Manchester City star and compatriot Sergio Aguero.

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Egypt’s top court upholds ban on face veil at Cairo university

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Pakistan school bans female students from using lipstick on campus

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Rafael Nadal moved one step closer to a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Monday, overcoming home favourite Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(4) in front of a packed crowd at Rod Laver Arena.

Rafael Nadal sees off challenge of Nick Kyrgios to advance in Australian Open

Rafa Nadal tamed a spirited challenge from Nick Kyrgios with a superb performance to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the 12th time.
The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

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