Guardiola not interested in Liverpool v Man Utd clash

Guardiola not interested in Liverpool v Man Utd clash

The Manchester City manager praised the mental strength of his side, and said the Premier League leaders’ game wasn’t on his mind Pep Guardiola says he’s not interested in Liverpool’s clash with Manchester United and will instead focus on preparing for Manchester City’s next game 48 hours later. The Premier League champions are 14 points … Read more…

Guardiola breaks Mourinho's record for fastest to 100 Premier League wins

Unless Man City sack me, I’m going to stay here next season – Guardiola

The Spanish boss has no plans to walk away from Etihad Stadium before the end of his current contract, which is due to expire in 2021 Pep Guardiola has insisted that he will stay at Manchester City for the for at least one more full season, regardless of whether or not the team achieves its … Read more…

'Guardiola is a great coach and it's a pleasure working with him' - Foden hails Man City boss

‘Guardiola is a great coach and it’s a pleasure working with him’ – Foden hails Man City boss

The England U21 international says the “down-to-earth” Spaniard’s attention to detail is what makes him such a special manager Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden has paid tribute to Pep Guardiola, insisting he couldn’t ask for a “better manager in football”. Foden has found regular playing time hard to come by since graduating to the City … Read more…

Analysis: Jordan Ayew outshines Aubameyang & Zaha

Analysis: Jordan Ayew outshines Aubameyang & Zaha

There were mixed fortunes for Africa’s foursome in Saturday’s 1-1 draw between Crystal Palace and Arsenal Guest Feature by James O’Conners Jordan Ayew was the hero and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the villain as Crystal Palace and Arsenal shared the spoils in the pick of the Premier League games at Selhurst Park this weekend. Editors’ Picks Coming … Read more…

Sokratis: VAR has to improve but players must be respectful

Sokratis: VAR has to improve but players must be respectful

The Arsenal centre-back believes the use of video assistant referees is a good thing, despite Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s red card at Crystal Palace Arsenal defender Sokratis says VAR must be respected now it is has been established in the Premier League. The Gunners were left cursing the video assistant referee on Saturday when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was … Read more…

'He has made a big step forward' - Arsenal boss Arteta hails form of Luiz since his arrival

‘He has made a big step forward’ – Arsenal boss Arteta hails form of Luiz since his arrival

The centre-back was named man of the match during the win against Manchester United on New Year’s Day Mikel Arteta has hailed the influence of David Luiz – saying the experienced centre-back has taken a big step forward in recent weeks. Since making the move across London from Chelsea in the summer, Luiz has struggled … Read more…

Arteta pleased Aubameyang has quashed Arsenal transfer speculation

Arteta pleased Aubameyang has quashed Arsenal transfer speculation

The Gunners frontman declared his commitment to the club in Monday night’s programme notes Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has praised club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over his choice to commit to the club, after a period of prolonged transfer speculation. The Gunners’ talisman has about 18 months left on his current deal, and was being … Read more…

‘Rooney will follow Lampard & Gerrard’s lead’ – Hodgson backs Man Utd legend to be top boss

‘Rooney will follow Lampard & Gerrard’s lead’ – Hodgson backs Man Utd legend to be top boss

The former England boss gave the now Derby star his 100th international cap and expects him to emulate the coaching efforts of other centurions Wayne Rooney can follow the lead of fellow England centurions Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard by becoming a top manager, says Roy Hodgson, the man who handed 100 international caps to the … Read more…

Zaha only played for Crystal Palace against Norwich because of his 'big heart for the club' - Hodgson

Zaha only played for Crystal Palace against Norwich because of his ‘big heart for the club’ – Hodgson

The Ivory Coast international, often linked with a move away from the Eagles, hadn’t trained all week but ruled himself fit for the game Roy Hodgson has said that Wifried Zaha only played against Norwich City on Wednesday because of his “big heart for the club.” Despite not training all week, the Crystal Palace talisman played as … Read more…

Lampard 'won't talk' about reported Chelsea target Zaha and 'hasn't considered' Giroud swap deal

Lampard ‘won’t talk’ about reported Chelsea target Zaha and ‘hasn’t considered’ Giroud swap deal

Asked about a move for the Ivory Coast international after a disappointing draw with Brighton the Blues boss said he won’t comment on other teams’ men Frank Lampard refused to be drawn on a potential move for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, saying his Chelsea team will do their business ‘behind closed doors’ and not … Read more…