Manchester City are the form team in world football at the moment following their recent winning run. The victory run is dated back to December 2020, when they were forced to a 1-1 draw at home to Premier League strugglers West Brom in what was a shock result at the time. Since then, Manchester City have won 21 games in a row in all competitions to set a new record in English football. They are still five games away from matching the European record set by Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam in the 70s. Manchester City will need six wins on the trot to break the five-decade record from Ajax Amsterdam.
Manchester City have received a major boost on the fitness front ahead of their Premier League meeting with North London club Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow following the news that key player Ruben Dias is in contention for the game. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gave an update on the players in his squad ahead of the game and Ruben Dias featured prominently.
The Portuguese international has been ill for the past few days but the Manchester City boss revealed that the centre back trained this morning in time to be ready for the game with Jose Mourinho and his Tottenham Hotspur players at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.
Struggling Premier League giants Arsenal are the latest team to show an interest in signing Manchester City defender Eric Garcia. The interest of Arsenal in the Manchester City centre back was revealed by media outlet AFC Bell on Thursday. Spanish La Liga club Barcelona are determined to secure a return for Eric Garcia after he left the club three years ago to join the Manchester City Academy. Eric Garcia was in the Manchester City Academy for one year before he made his professional debut in the colours of the club two years ago.
Eric Garcia joined Barcelona at the age of seven and he spent nine years at the famed La Masia Academy before Manchester City signed him. Barcelona wanted to sign him in the summer but they were not able to raise the funds needed for the Spanish international who had one year remaining on his Manchester City contract.
West Brom have sacked Slaven Bilic as their head coach despite the impressive result that he masterminded at Manchester City in their Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night. The news of his dismissal was confirmed by the club on Wednesday afternoon and widespread reports say that ex-Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and Bolton Wanderers manager Sam Allardyce is in line to replace him as the new head coach at the Hawthorns.
Slaven Bilic led West Brom to the Premier League this season after securing automatic promotion from the Championship. The Baggies finished last season in second place in the English Championship and that ensured that the club returned to the top flight of English football two years after suffering relegation. Slaven Bilic and West Brom have struggled for form in the Premier League this season with a record of one win in the first13 games in the league this season.
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola during the international break penned a new 2-year deal ahead of his team’s trip to London to face the inform Tottenham Hotspur. The Citizens were definitely expecting the announcement the contract extension of one of football's most coveted managers to provide a much needed boost after an indifferent start which has seen them lose 2-5 at home to Leicester City and settle for stiff 1-1 draws against newly promoted Leeds United and West Ham.
Premier League side Manchester City were prepared to receive the best player in the world Lionel Messi this summer. However, latest reports hint that Messi will see out his contract at the club. The 33-year old joining City would have intimidated rivals and pushed up their morale in the Champions League. With the partnership of Messi and Kevin de Bruyne in the middle, A
Manchester City have presented their case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the appeal against UEFA’s decision to ban them for two seasons due to Financial Fair Play (FFP) breach. City’s legal team are confident they have put forward their best leg and are hopeful for the ban to be overturned.
Premier League clubs could finish the season with a TV mega event that would see the teams in hotels, isolated from their families as they play a stretch of games. The players and officials are to be tested regularly to avoid the spread of the novel Corona Virus, with the stadium closed to the public.
Injured Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte is set to be fit for the Champions League clash against Real Madrid.
The Frenchman suffered knee ligament damage in his team's 4-0 defeat of Brighton in game week four of this season's Premier League, leading to five months on the sidelines. His absence has had a sizeable impact on the club's title challenge, with Pep Guardiola's men now 14 points behind Liverpool at the top of the table.
Kyle Walker is not having the best of times at Man City. Despite arriving and thriving at the right back position for years, the England international has found playing time hard to come by this season.
Unlike Prima Donnas like Zlatan Ibrahimovic that have played under Pep Guardiola, Walker insists he is happy with the current arrangement in the club.