Man City vs Sunderland – Premier League preview and team news

After more disappointment on their travels, Manchester City will look to get themselves back on track with victory at home to Sunderland, who are now five points adrift of safety following three straight defeats. The hosts have not won on the road in the league since a stoppage time goal gave them the honours at Crystal Palace back in mid-September, and Yaya Toure’s sublime finish at Arsenal on Monday was just their second away goal since then. By and large, results have been a whole lot better at the Etihad…

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Man United boost as Valencia line up Nicolas Otamendi replacement

Manchester United have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi, after the Daily Star reported that the La Liga side had lined up a replacement. According to the Star, the Red Devils are planning to make a £35m bid for the 27-year-old, having placed the Argentinian at the very top of their list of defensive targets. And despite the fact that he was arguably Nuno Santo’s side’s best player last season, Louis van Gaal’s chances of landing him have apparently increased. That is because Valencia are…

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