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Former Manchester City forward Wilfried Bony confirmed his representative is in negotiations with clubs in Italy and Turkey.

Ivorian forward Wilfried Bony in talks with Italian, Turkish clubs

Former Manchester City forward Wilfried Bony confirmed his representative is in negotiations with clubs in Italy and Turkey.
Manchester City’s Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez takes a drink as he warms up ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on February 27, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola urges Riyad Mahrez to step up as City chase quadruple

Pep Guardiola has challenged Riyad Mahrez to play a key role in Manchester City’s quadruple bid as the club’s record signing struggles to live up to his £60 million ($79 million) price tag.

Brendan Rodgers: I‘ll give my life to make supporters proud of Leicester City

Brendan Rodgers has been appointed as the new manager of Leicester City, ending a trophy-laden two-and-a-half years at Scottish Premiership giants Celtic.
Claude Puel

Leicester City sacks Claude Puel after 16 months in charge

Leicester City have "parted company" with manager Claude Puel.
Phil Foden celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s second goal. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Manchester City end Newport County’s FA Cup dream to reach quarter-finals

Manchester City endured some anxious moments on Saturday but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact as Phil Foden scored twice in an ultimately comfortable 4-1 victory.
John Obi Mikel

MIkel Obi: I am 80 percent fit

After playing few games and getting up to full speed and loving the challenge in the league, Super Eagles captain and Middlesbrough midfielder, John Obi Mikel, can’t wait for the midweek clash with Sheffield United as he gets to grips with a ‘crazy’ division he believes is tougher than the top flight.
Robbie Willmott

Newport stun Middlesbrough to set up dream Manchester City Cup tie

Fourth-tier Newport County pulled off another FA Cup shock by beating Championship side Middlesbrough 2-0 in a fourth-round replay on Tuesday to set up a dream tie with Manchester City.
John Obi Mikel

Middlesbrough’s Tony Pulis hails Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has continued to enjoy rave reviews from Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis despite just playing two matches since making his switch from Chinese club, Tianjin Teda, last month.
Claude Puel

Claude Puel hopes Leicester can maintain ‘big club’ run

Leicester City manager Claude Puel believes his side will be inspired by facing the Premier League’s top teams as they begin a tough run of fixtures.
John Obi Mikel

Tony Pulis praises Mikel Obi after Middlesbrough debut

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis has praised John Obi Mikel following his debut for the Championship club in the FA Cup this past weekend.
Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota’s hat trick for Wolves leaves Leicester coach under fire

Diogo Jota’s hat-trick piled pressure on Leicester manager Claude Puel as the Wolves midfielder’s last-gasp strike secured a thrilling 4-3 win on Saturday.
Paul Warne & Pep Guardiola

FA Cup: Manchester City score seven as Oldham knock out Fulham

Premier League champions Manchester City began their FA Cup campaign with a 7-0 thrashing of Rotherham on Sunday but Fulham, battling to avoid relegation from the Premier League, were beaten 2-1 by fourth-tier Oldham.
Ricky Sbragia

Ricky Sbragia: Europe more important than league campaign for Manchester United

Manchester United’s under-23s manager Ricky Sbragia admits his side’s league campaign means nothing compared to the UEFA Youth League campaign

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino apologises to Rochdale over pitch concerns

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has apologised to FA Cup opponents Rochdale after criticising the state of the pitch at Spotland.

Tottenham must not let up in search of top four finish – Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino urged his players to keep going after they moved back into the top four with a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the North London derby at Wembley.

Tottenham Hotspur see off Newport County in FA Cup replay

Tottenham Hotspur recorded a routine 2-0 victory over League Two side Newport County as they reached the fifth round of the English FA Cup with a comfortable replay win at Wembley.

Fernando Llorente in Tottenham plans – Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino refused to comment on Lucas Moura's arrival in London, but says Fernando Llorente is in his Tottenham plans.

Fiery Alexis Sanchez can spark Manchester United – Ander Herrera

Ander Herrera claims Alexis Sanchez's fighting spirit has already ignited Manchester United as the Chile forward prepares to make his Premier League debut for his new club at Tottenham on Wednesday.

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