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Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne admits he was expecting Raheem Sterling to live up to the picture painted of him by the media.

Xavi Hernandez: Raheem Sterling can succeed Lionel Messi as world’s best player

Barcelona great Xavi believes Raheem Sterling is on course to emerge as the world's best player when Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leave centre stage.
Tammy Abraham has become the youngest Chelsea player to score a Premier League hat-trick after his goals against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Tammy Abraham makes Chelsea history with hat-trick against Wolves

Tammy Abraham has become the youngest Chelsea player to score a Premier League hat-trick after his goals against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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.
Harry Kane fires home his second penalty of the game to put England into a 4-0 lead. Nick Potts-PA

Euro 2020: Harry Kane keeps England on course

Harry Kane kept England on course to qualify for Euro 2020 as the skipper’s hat-trick inspired a 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria on Saturday.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
Arsenal’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League were all but snuffed out on Sunday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly Brighton.

Arsenal, Tottenham battle for North London derby supremacy

After recording their best start in the Premier League in almost a decade-two wins in two games, Arsenal fell like a pack of cards against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend while Tottenham Hotspurs against all odds, lost 0-1 at home against Newcastle.
Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains one of the best in his position in the Premier League.

England coach explains why he picked Aaron Wan-Bissaka over Kyle Walker in squad

Manchester United defender Wan-Bissaka has been called up for the first time by Southgate for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers with Bulgaria and Kosovo.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola impressed by Manchester City’s attacking quality

Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s extra quality in attack made the difference as the champions powered to a 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Sadio Mane is the first world-class left winger for the Reds in 30 years.

Jamie Carragher: Sadio Mane is the first world-class Liverpool left winger in 30 years

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Sadio Mane is the first world-class left winger for the Reds in 30 years.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is 'waiting' for Real Madrid to launch a formal offer for his services, according to Mathias Pogba, who claims 'anything can happen' before the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2.

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Paul Pogba racist abuse

England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.
Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring 20 league goals at a minimum this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.

Stan Collymore: Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial must emulate Raheem Sterling goal haul to deliver...

Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring "20 league goals at a minimum" this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after goal against Tottenham disallowed

Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

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.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes his past Tottenham praise has been misunderstood by their coach Mauricio Pochettino ahead of their Premier League tussle on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola: Mauricio Pochettino ‘doesn’t believe’ my Tottenham praise

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes his past Tottenham praise has been misunderstood by their coach Mauricio Pochettino ahead of their Premier League tussle on Saturday.
Pep Guardiola does not believe the Premier League title race will be contested between just Manchester City and Liverpool and is adamant Tottenham will be challengers.

Pep Guardiola: Tottenham are ‘real contenders’ for the Premier League

Pep Guardiola does not believe the Premier League title race will be contested between just Manchester City and Liverpool and is adamant Tottenham will be challengers.
Virgil van Dijk

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Virgil van Dijk nominated for UEFA Men’s Player of the...

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been shortlisted alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the men’s UEFA Player of the Year award.
Harry Maguire has made an immediate impression at Manchester United. GETTY IMAGES

Joleon Lescott: Manchester United’s Harry Maguire not the answer to close gap on City

Joleon Lescott believes Manchester United have made an excellent signing in Harry Maguire, but said that the £80 million ($97m) arrival from Leicester City won't be enough to allow the Red Devils to compete with their local rivals Manchester City.
Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping his bubble has not burst already in east London

Manuel Pellegrini accuses Manchester City of tactical fouls in West Ham romp

Manuel Pellegrini accused Manchester City of tactical fouls in the Premier League champions' 5-0 thrashing of West Ham on Saturday.

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