Mathew Upson would consider dropping Raheem Sterling

Former Premier League star Mathew Upson has urged Gareth Southgate to rethink starting Raheem Sterling from the starting lineup. The Manchester City star had a poor showing for England during their opening World Cup game against Tunisia but Upson has highlighted that he would drop winger for a different reason.

In a report covered by Evening Standard, Upson indicated that Sterling has tended to lose possession more often than his teammates, which could cost the team dearly later on in the tournament, he said:“I would keep it the same for Panama bar possibly changing Sterling. I think that could be a change and not because he was bad.I don't think anyone needs to clamber over Sterling about his performance. For me, it wasn't that bad. It really wasn't. I just find that sometimes he gets himself in a place where he concedes possession of the ball. He gets caught up with a lot of bodies.”

David Moyes Reveals Why Joe Hart Should Make England’s World Cup Squad

West Ham United manager David Moyes believes Gareth Southgate should pick Joe Hart for the World Cup as he offers experience for England between the sticks. The Three Lions are yet to find their number one shot-stopper leading into the global tournament but their recent friendlies suggest it could be a fight between Jordan Pickford and Jack Butland.

John Stones admits City situation is Difficult

England international John Stones has admitted that he has had a difficult time with Manchester City since the turn of the year.

The centre-back had been a regular for the Citizens during the early part of the campaign, but a hamstring injury during the month of November has hampered his chances of earning a regular spot. Stones has now started in just two of the last nine matches with manager Pep Guardiola sticking with Nicolas Otamendi and skipper Vincent Kompany at the heart of the backline.

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Manchester City Not Yet At Barcelona’s Level – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has stressed that his side are far off from touching the heights of Barcelona. The Catalan tactician is just games away from guiding the Citizens to their third Premier League title in six seasons, but insists they cannot be compared with Barcelona, until they attain the same amount of success as the Blaugrana.


Speaking ahead of the Champions League tie versus Basel, Guardiola said:"No. It's completely different players, the players in the past won a lot. We are nil, most of us. We are new here. Now we can say we have won one title but it is not comparing, so no.It's not good for us to be compared with that team. That team has dominated for the last decade, 15 or 20 years with different managers and different players.”

Mauricio Pochettino would not swap Tottenham Hotspur for any elite club

Mauricio Pochettino has stressed that he would not swap Tottenham Hotspur for any other side including Real Madrid. The north London giants put in a stellar of a showing on Wednesday night as they thrashed the European champions by a 3-1 score in the Champions League. The victory was their very first against the Spanish giants with Dele Alli bagging a goal in either half for Pochettino's men.

Since then, Pochettino has been linked with a potential move to the Bernabeu, with the position of Zinedine Zidane under question following Los Blancos' slow start to the season. However, in response, Pochettino has clarified that his future lies with Spurs, with whom he plans to win silverware in the new stadium.

Ronaldinho: Guardiola can replicate Barcelona success at Manchester City

Brazilian legend Ronaldinho feels Pep Guardiola is the right manager to take Manchester City to the next level. The Catalan tactician joined the Citizens during the previous campaign and endured the first trophyless season of his professional career.

However, the Mancunian giants have made significant progress during the current campaign with Guardiola significantly bolstering his backline in the summer. The likes of Ederson and Kyle Walker have been regulars in the starting line-up, and their presence has added more calm to a previously leaky defence.

Fabian Delph Dedicates Manchester City Victory to Benjamin Mendy

Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph has dedicated the club’s victory over Chelsea to left back Benjamin Mendy, who has recently been ruled out for up to 9 months with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.


Mendy came to the club from Monaco for just over £ 50 million, and he has become one of the world’s most expensive defenders. He has been a crucial factor behind City making an excellent start to the season, which only improved after a 1-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. This was a mightily impressive result, as City dominated from start to finish.
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Pep Guardiola Defends the Lavish Spending by Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has defended the lavish spending by Manchester City in the summer.


City have been the most active in the summer transfer window after bringing in several talent worth £ 222 million. Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy, Bernardo Silva, and Danilo are some of the players who have joined City in the summer. Only a few years ago, the club were found guilty of failing to comply with the financial fair play regulations. Yet, Guardiola has been backed quite impressively in the market by the club owners after having spent a reasonable sum of money even last summer.
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Khaldoon Al Mubarak wants to win the treble with Pep Guardiola

Khaldoon Al Mubarak is the chairman of the English Premier League club Manchester City and the wealthy Emirati entrepreneur who has an estimated net worth of $71 million has recently stated that he wants Pep Guardiola to win the treble and maybe even more.


Pep Guardiola just concluded going through his debut season at the helm of Manchester City and the Spanish manager was not able to lift any piece of silverware at all.
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Manchester City Negotiate Fresh Deal with Yaya Toure

Manchester City have decided to extend the contract of veteran midfielder Yaya Toure following his promising performances during the recently concluded season.


The former Ivory Coast international initially struggled to make the matchday squad after his agent Dimitri Seluk hit out at Guardiola for humiliating his client.
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