Can Arsenal and Chelsea bounce back in the title race?

Both Chelsea and Arsenal have been below-average at best in the opening ten weeks of the 2017-18 Premier League season. As things stand, both sides find themselves nine points behind leaders Manchester City and also struggling to remain significant in the title race. The early signs indicate that Manchester United and Tottenham will be challenging City for the title race, while the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool will battle it out for the remaining Champions League spot. Both sides can’t afford to drop any more points and that’s why…

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Chelsea vs Manchester City – betting tips and predictions

In the biggest game in Premier League this weekend, current champions Chelsea will host current leaders Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in a late Saturday kick-off. The Blues will come in the game on the back of a couple of very impressive results. Last weekend, they registered a dominating 4-0 win at Stoke, and then, they defeated Atletico Madrid in Champions League on Wednesday in arguably their best performance so far this season. The West London club are currently third in the league with 13 points, and a win on…

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Manchester City vs Crystal Palace – betting tips and predictions

Manchester City are on a superb run of form and have raced to the top of the league table ahead of their clash with bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The Citizens are currently on a five-game winning run in all competitions, and in the process, they have scored 19 goals while conceding two. In their last league fixture, City humiliated Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road, and they claimed a 2-1 win at West Brom in Carabao Cup on Wednesday. As things stand, City sit at the top…

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Guardiola refuses to explain why he has left Yaya Toure at home

In quite a turnaround in a matter of few months, Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure finds himself in the fringes of the City squad. The Ivorian is yet to make an official appearance for the Citizens this season, and when manager Pep Guardiola dropped him from his squad for the Champions League trip to Feyenoord on Wednesday, it was clear that all is not well between the two once again. In the first part of the last season, Toure was involved in a stand-off with Guardiola, and only when he…

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Manchester City vs Liverpool betting tips and predictions

In the blockbuster Premier League fixture this weekend, Manchester City will host Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Both sides are arguably the best-attacking sides in the league, and the history of this fixture suggests that we should expect a high-scoring game this Saturday. Ahead of the game, Citizens and Reds find themselves level on seven points and are only separated by the goal difference. The Reds occupy the second spot in the table while City are two spots below in the fourth. City might be undefeated this season,…

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Another transfer setback for Chelsea on deadline day

Premier League champions Chelsea can’t seem to get anything right in the transfer market of late. After losing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool, the Blues have now reportedly lost Swansea striker Fernando Llorente to Tottenham. Yesterday we reported that Blues manager Antonio Conte is keen to sign the former Juventus striker, but Spurs have gazumped their move on the deadline day. Spurs reportedly registered their interest in the player last-Wednesday and completed the signing by Thursday morning. According to La Liga journalist Guillem Blagaue, Llorente has agreed on a £12m move…

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Arsenal fans set for disappointment on deadline day

Arsenal fans are set for disappointment for transfer deadline day, according to BBC journalist David Ornstein. The Gunners have signed only two players – Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac – this summer, and the club fans have been hoping for more enforcements – especially after the recent 4-0 humiliation against Liverpool. The Gunners have already agreed to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in a £40m deal to Liverpool, and according to Ornstein, they have no money for a major deal unless Alexis Sanchez departs for massive money or in a swap deal.…

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Bournemouth vs Manchester City predictions and betting tips

Bournemouth have made a terrible start to the new season, and it doesn’t look like getting better any time soon. The Cherries, who have lost their opening two fixtures, will host Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The South Coast club are yet to score a goal this season, and they must open their goalscoring account against City if they want to get something out of the game. In their last fixture, they lost 2-0 to Watford at home. The Citizens started the season on a bright note…

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Manchester City’s Silva investment continues to sparkle

On 1 July, Portuguese attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva is set to officially complete a move from AS Monaco to Manchester City. At present, he is starring at the Confederations Cup, to give Pep Guardiola huge reason for optimism that the investment made in Silva will be of great benefit for his team. As Portugal beat New Zealand 4-0 to reach the semi-finals of the competition, Silva scored his team’s second goal. The euphoria of that moment, was however dampened by him being withdrawn at half-time after suffering an ankle injury.  It…

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A substantial bid made for Chelsea target

An unnamed club has made a ‘substantial offer’ for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, according to club’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta. The Brazilian has emerged as one of the top targets for Chelsea in the summer market, and the West London side have already seen a significant bid turn down by the Turin club for their player. According to various reports, the Blues were expected to come back with an improved offer for the 26-year-old, and it is very likely that they are the unnamed club who have made a new substantial…

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Manchester City starlet heads to Spain

La Liga side Villarreal have signed striker Enes Unal in a £12m deal from Manchester City. The Turkish youngster has signed a five-year deal with the Yellow Submarines, but the contract reportedly includes a buy-back clause in the region of £17.5m. Villarreal have defeated competitions from the likes of Lille, Valencia, Monaco, Schalke, Porto and Benfica to land their target. The 20-year-old failed to make an appearance for City during his two-year with the club after joining them from Bursaspor for £2m in July 2015. Because of his ineligibility to play…

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Exodus continues at Manchester City as two more exits announced

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is planning a major overhaul of his squad over the summer. It was long expected that a number of ageing City players would leave the club this summer and the exodus has already started. City have already announced the summer departure of right-back Pablo Zabaleta, and today, a couple of more exits were announced by the club. Left-back Gael Clichy has announced his departure from the club. The French defender, who joined City from Arsenal in 2011, will leave once his contract expires on June…

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Manchester City rekindle their interest in Tottenham ace

Manchester City have rekindled their interest in Tottenham full-back Kyle Walker, according to Manchester Evening News. The report claims that City manager Pep Guardiola has received encouraging signs indicating that a move for the England international could be successful this summer. City attempted to sign the 26-year-old last summer too, but their move was turned down by the North London club. However, the situation has changed a lot over the course of the year and Walker is now understood to be keen on a move to Manchester. Walker is apparently…

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Five key transfers waiting to happen this summer

We are already in May, and it is not long before curtains are drawn on another season in most of the major European Leagues. However, with the closure of the regular season, everyone’s attention will turn towards the summer transfer window. Football Agents will become the most important people in the industry and billions will be spent by the clubs on transfer fees. Like every summer, a lot of footballing talent will switch allegiances over the course of the upcoming window. In this feature, we are going to take a…

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Premier League heavyweights battle for Bundesliga star

Premier League big boys Chelsea and Manchester City are battling it out with each other for the services of Juventus-owned Kingsley Coman. The Sun claims that both clubs have been involved in negotiations with Juventus for the signing of talented forward, who is currently plying his trade at Bayern Munich on a two-year loan deal. The report speculates that both clubs are prepared to splash out huge money on the France international and have already made £43million bids for him. Bayern still remains favourites to sign the 20-year-old on the…

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FA Cup semi-final draw – North London derby in final remains a possibility

Chelsea defeated ten-man Manchester United 1-0 at Stamford Bridge today to confirm their place in the semi-finals of FA Cup. Antonio Conte’s side became the third London-based club to feature in the semi-finals of the cup this season. Manchester City are the only non-London side to feature in the last four. Shortly after the game in West London, the draw for the last-four stage took place, and Chelsea were drawn against London rivals Tottenham. In the second semi-final, Arsenal will face Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. The games will be played…

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FA Cup winner odds: Manchester City favourites to win the trophy

If FA Cup ever needed an advertisement, then this year’s edition has provided just that to the oldest association football competition in the world. The quarterfinals of the Cup competition will be played this weekend, and five of the top six teams in Premier League still exist in the competition. Chelsea will host Man Utd in the next round, and we can expect more exciting clashes in the latter stages of the competition. We have also witnessed some memorable fairy-tale stories in the competition this season. Non-League side Lincoln City…

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This season’s FA Cup promises to be one of the best in recent history

Following Arsenal’s closely contested 2-0 win away at Sutton on Monday, this year’s FA Cup quarter-final lineup is almost done, with the odd one out being the clash between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town. Pep Guardiola’s City could only get a draw at Huddersfield on Saturday, and now have a replay at the Etihad on the cards. In the event of City beating Huddersfield, a result that is widely expected, the quarterfinals of the FA Cup this year will feature five of the six teams currently in the Premier League.…

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Jesus out for up to three months

#JesusGabriel ruptura del 5to metatarsiano. Estará entre dos y tres meses inactivo. Mala suerte la del @ManCity esta temporada. — Vero Brunati (@verobrunati) February 14, 2017 Following Man City striker Gabriel Jesus’s 15th minute substitution against in the 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Monday night, reports have claimed that the Brazilian forward will be out for up to three months. The 19-year-old, who moved to City in the January transfer window from Brazilian side Palmeiras, has impressed in his five appearances so far for the club, scoring three and assisting…

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Manchester clubs compete for Ligue 1 star

Manchester United and Manchester City are reportedly battling each other in the pursuit of Monaco defender Djibril Sidibe. French publication Le10 Sport, via MEN, claims that the 24-year-old is the summer target of both Manchester giants. Sidibe was a target for Arsenal last summer, but he rejected their interest to join Monaco from Lille. City manager Pep Guardiola is set to overhaul his defence in the summer as the likes of Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna are expected to leave the club following the expiration of their contracts…

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City set to spend world record fee for Alli

Manchester City are set to break the world record for Dele Alli, according to a report from the Express. Alli broke into the Tottenham team last season following his transfer from League One side MK Dons in the summer of 2015. The fiery 20-year-old won the PFA Young Player of the Year award at the end of last season after he set the league on fire with impressive displays, his ten goals and eight assists in the league helping Spurs on their way towards a third place finish. The England man…

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Liverpool join Man City in pursuit of world-class striker

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is eyeing to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the second time in his managerial career. The Sun claims that the German boss wants to bring his former player to Anfield in the summer and he is ready to sacrifice Daniel Sturridge to complete his wish. The report puts the player’s price tag at £40million, which is quite low going by the current standards in the transfer market. And it goes on to claim that Klopp will sell Sturridge to finance a move for the…

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Inter Milan prepare massive wage offer for Aguero

According to 90min, Inter Milan owners, Suning Group, are set to offer Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero €350K per week wages in a bid to tempt him over to the San Siro. Aguero, a subject of rumours linking him away from City in the past week, on Sunday reiterated his desire—albeit in the short term—to stay at the club. The Argentine started the season impressively but a series of poor performances and a multiple game ban has cost him his place in the starting eleven, with new signing Gabriel Jesus making…

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Paris Saint-Germain to raid Premier League in summer

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French champions Paris-Saint Germain are preparing to raid Premier League next summer, according to reports. The French champions are reportedly looking for a striker and have identified Man City’s Sergio Aguero and Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez as possible summer recruitments. Goal.com reports that PSG boss Unai Emery wants to sign a world-class forward to partner Edison Cavani next season. Sanchez and Aguero feature at the top of PSG’s wish list and the Ligue 1 giants are prepared to break the bank to land one of the two in the summer. Aguero…

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Sergio Aguero’s future at City

Recent events have cast a shadow of doubt over Sergio Aguero’s future at Manchester City. Firstly, the Argentinean was sacrificed by City manager Pep Guardiola to make way for new signing Gabriel Jesus in the starting eleven. And Jesus’ early performances don’t suggest that he will be leaving his spot anytime soon. Following his exclusion from the team, reports emerged in the media that current league leaders Chelsea plan to move for Aguero if Diego Costa departs in the summer. However, according to Sky Sports, City don’t have any intention…

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