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1 Manchester City Player Whose FIFA 16 Stats Underestimate Him

<i>FIFA 16</i>, EA Sports’ latest football simulation game, was released last month after weeks of anticipation from fans. Every year, <i>FIFA</i> seems to get more realistic, and it is now a huge-selling game that leads the way in terms of recreating the football on a console.<p>It has more teams than ever before, …

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Manchester City news: Nasri in no mood to build bridges with France

The Manchester City midfielder maintains that he has no intention of ever playing for his country again, and has added that he may seek to finish his …

Scores, Results & Fixtures

<b>Manchester City did not deserve their last-minute Champions League victory at Borussia Monchengladbach, says Blues manager Manuel Pellegrini.</b><p>Sergio Aguero's penalty earned a 2-1 win, with keeper Joe Hart saving a penalty before the Germans took a 1-0 second-half lead.<p>Nicolas Otamendi scored the …

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Manchester City close in on club-record transfer fee of £55m for Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De  Bruyne

Wolfsburg accept that midfielder will leave and his agent says transfer may be completed on Friday<p>Manchester City were on Wednesday night on the brink of completing a deal for the Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De  Bruyne which could cost the Premier League leaders a club-record fee of £55 million.<p>De …

Twitter Reacts as Nicolas Otamendi Signs for Manchester City

Manchester City confirmed the signing of Nicolas Otamendi on Thursday, the man described by Manuel Pellegrini as "the best defender in La Liga last season," as per Daniel Taylor of the <i>Guardian</i>:<p>The transfer confirmation was a huge blow for fans of the other club in Manchester, who were expecting to …

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Blue moon falling: Man City beaten by Stuttgart

<b>The blue moon seen around the UK on Friday night was supposed to herald a good omen for Manchester City fans.</b><p>"The famous terrace anthem 'Blue Moon' is one of the most well-known and well-sung in the footballing cosmos," said an article on the club's website.<p>But with a week to go until the start of …

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Fabian Delph to Manchester City: Latest Transfer Details, Reaction and More

Manchester City announced the signing of Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph on Friday, as the England international completed his transfer to the Etihad on a five-year contract.<p>Manager Manuel Pelligrini added his thoughts on Delph:<p>"Delph is an excellent player, and I am looking forward to working …

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Manchester City's data-driven vision for players and fans

<b>"You gotta roll with it," blares out Liam Gallagher as the Oasis hit combines with the rain thundering onto the roof of Manchester City's indoor academy pitch.</b><p>The racket threatens to drown out coach Simon Davies.<p>The City Under-21 assistant coach is using digital technology to explain to a bunch of …

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Final push for Pacific Rim pact set for end of September

An effort to land a massive Pacific Rim free trade agreement within weeks is under way, raising the prospect the wide-ranging Trans-Pacific Partnership could dominate the final stretch of the Canadian election campaign.<p>Chief negotiators for the 12 countries involved, including Canada, will begin …

Manchester City set to sign £8 million Fabian Delph from Aston Villa

Delph only signed a new deal with the Midlands club in January but City will sign him after meeting his release clause<p>Fabian Delph is heading to Manchester City for £8 million in a huge blow to Tim Sherwood’s pre-season preparations.<p>Delph is expected to have a medical in the next 24 hours after <b>City</b> …

Manchester City hold out for £20m for Roma target Edin Dzeko

• Bosnian has been offered a five-year deal worth £60,000 a week • Roma had hoped to sign Bosnia forward for £14.1m<p>Roma will have to raise their valuation of Edin Dzeko for Manchester City to seriously countenance selling the striker, who would be offered a five-year contract worth €4.5m (£3.19m) …

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Enes Unal to Manchester City: Latest Transfer Details, Reaction and More

Manchester City officially announced the signing of Turkish super-talent Enes Unal on Monday, the Citizens' first acquisition of the summer. The news was confirmed via Twitter, as the club shared this photo of the 18-year-old signing his new contract:<p>According to the <i>Manchester Evening News</i>' Samuel …

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Liverpool midfielder James Milner admits chance to play central midfield role helped him make 'difficult' decision

Former Manchester City midfielder says offer of central midfield role influenced decision to make move to Anfield<p>James Milner said he was lured to Liverpool from Manchester City because of the prospect of playing a central midfield role.<p>City were desperate to keep Milner, but he took the surprising …

Why Samir Nasri Is the Most Frustrating Player in the Manchester City Squad

Since his move from Arsenal to Manchester City in 2011, Samir Nasri has blown somewhat hot and cold. At his best, few in City’s squad can touch him in terms of technical ability and importance to the side. Nasri, though, has too often gone through periods where he’s underwhelmed, remaining on the …

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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini: Spanish football's success is down to.. Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini has claimed the credit for the success of the Spanish national team - while claiming Jose Mourinho wants "to take the credit for …

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Nasri: I still speak to 'best manager' Wenger

Nasri followed Emmanuel Adebayor and Gael Clichy to the Etihad Stadium for £25 million four years ago, with Wenger later revealing how the Frenchman …

James Milner to Liverpool: Latest Transfer Details, Reaction and More

Liverpool have completed the signing of versatile Manchester City midfielder James Milner, subject to a medical.<p>The Reds announced a deal for the England international on Twitter:<p>As announced by James Carroll of Liverpool's official website, Milner arrives on a free, with the club later providing …

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Hart: I hope Barcelona win the Champions League

The Manchester City goalkeeper believes the Catalan giants and Juventus are Europe's two best sides but favours the side inspired by Lionel Messi<p>Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart hopes Barcelona win the Champions League, but he has no doubt Europe's best two teams have reached the final.<p>Barca and …

Manchester City's Biggest Regret of the 2014/15 Premier League Season

There were many reasons for Manchester City’s decline this season, and they now face an important summer transfer window as they try to claw back lost ground on Chelsea. The Stamford Bridge side were allowed to assume the mantle of Premier League title winners too easily, and City’s focus over the …

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Why Martin Demichelis Was Man City's Most Surprising Player in 2014/15 Season

The rise of Martin Demichelis at Manchester City has been one of the most remarkable turnaround stories in English football’s recent history. Having been mocked and hammered by the press and, indeed, sections of his own support immediately after coming into the City first-team early last season, he …

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Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City future could be decided on Sunday

• Khaldoon al-Mubarak expected to attend Southampton game • The City chairman will then conduct a season review • Pellegrini sidesteps Raheem Sterling question – video<p>Manuel Pellegrini’s future could be decided on Sunday – if, as expected, the Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak attends …

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Sam Allardyce ponders European dream but fears a West Ham nightmare

• West Ham look set to qualify for the Europa League via the fair play route but the club are wary because they move into the Olympic Stadium for 2016-17 and cannot countenance relegation<p>Sam Allardyce can see the funny side; how the whole thing flies in the face of popular perception. “Imagine me …

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Nick Hext is going for an early goal as his best bet for Premier League leaders Manchester City's trip to struggling Stoke on Monday …

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola dismisses Manchester City speculation

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed growing speculation linking him with a summer switch to Manchester City.<p>Guardiola, whose contract at …

Yaya Toure's Manchester City highs and lows

As Yaya Toure’s agent tells Sky Sports News HQ the player is ‘90 per cent certain’ to leave Manchester City this summer, we look back at some key …

Man City can't afford to sell Sergio Aguero, he's too important

Aided by a wonderful pass from David Silva at White Hart Lane last Sunday, Sergio Aguero did not have to break his stride as he moved onto the ball. …

Sergio Aguero inspires as Manchester City near UCL certainty

Tottenham Hotspur<p>Manchester City<p>0<p>1<p>FT<p>Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now »<p>Manchester City may no longer be able to call themselves Premier League …

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Alvaro Negredo: I was not homesick at Man City; Pellegrini lost faith in me

Alvaro Negredo insists he left Manchester City because Manuel Pellegrini lost faith in him, and claims his return to Spain was not due to …

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Manchester City won't copy Mourinho's style, says Pellegrini

MANCHESTER -- Manuel Pellegrini has suggested he will not copy Jose Mourinho's way of winning the Premier League after hinting he believes Manchester …

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