City Target Ilkay Gundogan

If reports and rumors are to be believed, Manchester City are the front-runners on signing Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan.

Ilkay Gundogan

The 25 year old German midfielder is one of the most coveted players of Europe, a number of top clubs have shown interest in signing the highly-rated performer who has already been eyed as one of the players that will push Germany to historic feats.

This is a bitter-sweet season for Manchester City

The arrival of Pep Guardiola to Manchester City is something that has excited the supporters of the English club but the departure of Manuel Pellegrini is not something that is easy to take in.

Pellegrini’s reign in Manchester City started off back in June of 2013 and he has earned the trust as well as love of the supporters of the club and this is why seeing him leave is something that they did not want to happen.

Juan Carlos Osorio recently took over as coach

Juan Carlos Osorio recently took over as coach of the Mexican national team, which was forced to undergo a managerial change despite good results.

The scandal that recently hit the Mexican FA has affected everyone including the former manager.Osorio has a big task on his hands to not just rebuild the confidence of the team, but also the fans who have supported the team during the troubled times. Picking up the players will be relatively easy given that they are on unbeaten run that stretches more than a year. The last defeat suffered the Mexico was against Ecuador in the Copa America.

Manuel Pellegrini has expressed confidence that Manchester City will reclaim the title next season

Manuel Pellegrini has expressed confidence that Manchester City will reclaim the title next season.

The former Premier League champions were expected to put together a much better title defence than the current campaign. After being in touch with Chelsea on New Year’s Day, City could have easily finished much lower than the eight point deficit between them and eventual champions Chelsea. This is following a spectacular run of poor form during March. Pellegrini’s job appeared under threat immediately after the end of the campaign, but he now looks set to stay as the manager.

Manchester City struggled against Big and Small Clubs

Manchester City have had some great results against top teams like Manchester United this season, but they have struggled against some of the smaller clubs.

City dropped yet more points at home to a team from the lower half of the table. Earlier in the season, they suffered a defeat against Stoke City and now they have dropped two points against Burnley.

Manchester City roadblock in current Series

Manchester City’s title defending season has been hit with a few road blocks in this season as Chelsea are rampaging right through everything in its path as the team of Jose Mourinho are riding high at the top of the Premier League with 29 points, they still remain undefeated after 11 league matches.

Southampton is in 2nd place with 25 points and Manchester City is following them behind with 21 points but Manchester City could have dropped a few spots if it wasn’t for Sergio Aguero.