Tag: Pep Guardiola
Manchester City are not quite sure what to expect when they rock up at the Grove to get their Premier League title defence underway and I, for one, couldn’t be happier with that.
Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are both available for selection after the pair returned from their post-World Cup vacation in ‘perfect condition’ for Sunday’s match.
Arsenal will have five captains for the new season and Laurent Koscielny will captain the captains, making him the captain.
One week from now, Arsenal play the first match of their new Premier League season, against last season's champions Manchester City.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his backing to new Arsenal head coach Unai Emery, as the club announced his appointment on Wednesday morning.
Mikel Arteta is now 'first choice' to take over from Arsene Wenger, following the news that Massimiliano Allegri plans to stay at Juventus, according to reports.
Pep Guardiola will not stand in Mikel Arteta’s way if the former Arsenal man wants to leave Manchester City to take over from Arsene Wenger.
Pep Guardiola says Mikel Arteta was a big factor in Manchester City's success this season, and the Spaniard deserves whatever he wants amid links to the Arsenal job.
Pep Guardiola says Patrick Vieira is ready to take over from Arsene Wenger if the Arsenal board want him to, claiming the former Gunner is already a top manager.
Pep Guardiola has revealed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s agent, Mino Raiola, offered the Armenian and Paul Pogba to Manchester City in January but Raiola is denying even speaking to Guardiola.
Sol Campbell thinks the 'Invicibles' wouldn't be afraid of playing against Manchester City's current side, and claims too many Premier League teams are at the moment.
Arsene Wenger is currently the third most successful active manager in Europe based on trophies won, behind Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola.
Ex-Barcelona president Joan Laporta believes that Arsenal should take a chance on appointing Thierry Henry as manager just like he did with Pep Guardiola, but the fans don't agree.
Raheem Sterling could return from injury to face Arsenal on Thursday, according to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Manchester United executives criticised Jose Mourinho's transfer policy at a London dinner party last week, according to reports.
Fernandinho will miss Arsenal's clash with Manchester City at the Emirates on Thursday, after picking up a hamstring injury in the League Cup final over the weekend.
Martin Keown says Arsenal were naive in their embarrassing League Cup final defeat to Manchester City, and blamed their schoolboy defending for the result.
Arsenal's 3-0 defeat has left fans outraged and the media frothing at the mouth.
Pep Guardiola has spent more money in 21 months at Manchester City than Arsene Wenger has in 21 years at Arsenal.
After Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, it's probably fair to say that Gooners aren't expecting much from the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.
Despite Pep Guardiola confirming on Friday that Raheem Sterling was suffering with a muscular problem and was therefore a doubt for the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal, it seems the 23-year-old has been ruled fit after all.
For the second time this season, Manchester City players have received no punishment for their part in post-match and off-field fracas after the FA reviewed their cup tie against Wigan Athletic.
Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City’s second choice goalkeeper will be between the sticks for the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal.
Manchester City have announced that Gabriel Jesus was in training on Friday, as he makes his return from injury ahead of the League Cup final next weekend.
Former Gunner Gilberto Silva tried to help Fred seal a move from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester City this January, according to reports.
Arsene Wenger has a better win percentage over his Premier League career with Arsenal than Mauricio Pochettino, Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp have with their current clubs.
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita & special guest Tim from @7amkickoff to talk about transfer...
Arsene Wenger's relationship with the British press has always been somewhat rocky but, when you observe how they treat other managers, you really get a sense that they intensely dislike the Frenchman.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined Arsenal in a swap deal with Manchester United. Alexis Sanchez is moving in the other direction.
Pep Guardiola has suggested Manchester City gave up on trying to sign Alexis Sanchez because of the player's high wage demands.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola accepted he had lost out in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez as Jose Mourinho insisted Friday it was still not certain the Chile forward would join Manchester United.
All he wants to do is play! It’s something you hear constantly about Alexis Sanchez and it’s true, but he’s not above wanting to do that for the highest amount possible like all the others.
With Alexis Sanchez's shock move to Manchester United seemingly just days away, we look at why the Red Devils are prepared to spend such big money on the 29-year-old.
Manchester City are apparently ready to walk away from a deal to sign Alexis in January due to financial demands, but are they really or is Pep Guardiola just up to his old tricks?
Arsene Wenger admitted Friday that Alexis Sanchez's future is up in the air as Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola stayed tight-lipped over potential moves for the forward during the January transfer window.
Kevin De Bruyne says Alexis Sanchez will improve the team when he joins Manchester City, but he doesn't know if that will be in January.
Brazilian midfielder Fred says he's waiting on Pep Guardiola's call, despite links to Arsenal and Manchester United this week.
After Gabriel Jesus picked up an injury on Sunday that left him in tears, many people speculated that Man City would move for Alexis in January to replace their fallen star.
League leaders Manchester City would've already won the 2017 league if it was played in calendar format, owever, Arsenal would have two titles in the last five years.
With Manchester City set to face Crystal Palace on Sunday, is it fair for Arsenal fans to assume that Alexis Sanchez's superb showing at Selhurst Park was for Pep Guardiola's benefit?
Alexis Sanchez will reportedly sign for Manchester City next month after agreeing terms, despite Arsène Wenger's insistence that Arsenal haven't received an offer.
Alexis Sanchez hasn't played anywhere near his best this season. Many blame the Chilean's desire to leave as a reason for his struggles, but could Arsene Wenger be to blame?
Pep Guardiola is reportedly set to put plans to sign Alexis Sanchez in January on hold in favour of signing a defender and Manchester City fans are over the moon.
Mikel Arteta has a played a huge role in Manchester City's success this season, and is showing what Arsenal are missing out on.
Arsene Wenger's intelligence is well known but during his pre-Newcastle presser, it seems that he might have been so smart with his comments that most of the press completely missed where he was coming from.
Arsene Wenger has been nominated for the November Manager of the Month award.
Arsenal had no chance of signing Raheem Sterling in the summer according to Pep Guardiola who has been speaking about the rumours surrounding the player.
Pep Guardiola has taken a shot at Arsene Wenger after Manchester City were awarded two 'clear' penalties during their 2-1 win over Huddersfield on Sunday.
Last Sunday, when Arsenal's team selection to face Manchester City was announced, there were two immediate reactions of disbelief.
Pep Guardiola thinks Manchester City could've scored more goals against Arsenal at the weekend, despite two goals in their 3-1 win coming from a penalty and offside goal.
Manager Pep Guardiola tried to distract from Manchester City's offside goal on Sunday by pointing to a goal Arsenal scored 13 months ago.
Pep Guardiola says the difference between Arsenal and Manchester City in the Premier League table is nothing, ahead of the match between the two sides on Sunday.
After Guardiola highlighted Mikel Arteta's involvement in Raheem Sterling's development, many fans are again asking the question why Arteta isn't still here in North London.
Pep Guardiola says he has no doubts about Mesut Özil's qualities, despite the German's critics in the English media.
Pep Guardiola has dismissed the idea that his Manchester City side could finish the season unbeaten, like Arsenal did in 2003/04.
Arsène Wenger is the fourth highest paid manager in the Premier League, according to reports.
Arsene Wenger has made the Premier League Manager of the Month shortlist for September.
Arsenal are a team known for their passing and possession based game, so you'd expect them to be near the top of the pass accuracy rankings.
Pep Guardiola admits that Manchester City could look to sign another full-back in January, which suggests that pursuing Alexis Sanchez might no longer be a priority.
Pep Guardiola has reiterated that Raheem Sterling will not be leaving Manchester City for Arsenal in the winter transfer window.
Manchester City are still the favourites to sign Alexis Sanchez if he ends up leaving Arsenal, despite Manchester United also reportedly joining the race for the Chilean.
Pep Guardiola claims that Raheem Sterling was never part of the deal for Alexis Sanchez and admits that he doesn’t know if Manchester City will return for the Chilean.
Manchester City have reportedly made a second bid for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, according to latest reports.
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has said that Arsenal don't need Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling, amid rumours the English international could be on his way to the Emirates.
Alexis Sanchez’s agent has reportedly revealed Arsenal turned down a £50m bid from Manchester City, contrary to reports that the Sky Blues had yet to make an approach.
According to reports in Spain, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has turned his attentions from Alexis Sanchez to Eden Hazard.
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to discuss beating Bayern on penalties, being stuffed by Chelsea,...
Pep Guardiola has said that striker Sergio Aguero will not be leaving Manchester City this summer.
Pep Guardiola has said he is happy with his current attacking options.
Paris Saint-Germain are finding it difficult to convince Alexis Sanchez to make the switch to the Parc des Princes, as he has his heart set on Manchester City.
Arsenal fans have found Kyle Walker's £54m move to Manchester City pretty funny; mainly because if Pep Guardiola is willing to fork out that amount of money for the Tottenham man, he should be prepared to spend far more than that on Alexis Sanchez.
After missing out on Dani Alves, Manchester City are desperate for a new right back this summer.
Alexis Sanchez has reportedly agree personal terms with Manchester City.
Alexis Sánchez has chosen his next destination and it's Premier League rivals Manchester City. At least, that's what reports in Chile's local newspaper El Mercurio...
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has reportedly rejected Arsenal's latest contract offer and could be on the move. So what does the future hold for the 23-year-old?
Manchester City are monitoring the situation of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, whose Arsenal future is shrouded in mystery.
Manchester City reportedly could wait until next year to sign Alexis Sanchez.
Pep Guardiola is reportedly completely focused on signing Alexis Sanchez, not Borussia Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City is set to be this summer's prolonged transfer sagas, so just what do City fans think about it?
Manchester City cannot afford to buy Hector Bellerin and could lose out to Barcelona this summer, claim the Catalan press.
Alexis Sanchez is expected to be a part of Pep Guardiola's spending spree.
Manchester City are confident of bringing Alexis Sanchez to the Etihad, and could be looking at Mbappe as well.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he, along with his rivals, Arsene Wenger, Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are good but not geniuses.
Pep Guardiola didn't seem amused by comments from Arsene Wenger regarding matches against the clubs who have nothing to fight for and are already on their holidays.
Another day, another rumour about Alexis Sánchez's future.
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Pep Guardiola was quick to call Arsenal out for their long balls and defensive approach after their defeat at Wembley as he sounded like Arsene...
Pep Guardiola seemed to hit out at Arsenal for playing ‘long balls’ and defending too much, reminiscent of the way Wenger used to complain about the likes of West Brom – and was roundly criticised for.
Just three weeks on from a hard-fought 2-2 draw at the Emirates, Arsenal and Manchester City are set to do battle once again.
Manchester City have received a massive injury boost ahead of their game against Arsenal on Sunday in the form of Vincent Kompany.
Manchester City's £50m defender, John Stones, has been ruled out for the Blues' FA Cup clash against Arsenal on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola shrugged off a question regarding his reported interest in signing Alexis Sanchez in the summer during his pre-Southampton press conference.
After a much-needed interlull, Arsenal return to Premier League action in typical fashion: another tough opponent eager to assert their top-four credentials in Pep Guardiola's unpredictable Manchester City side.
During his pre-Manchester City presser, Arsene Wenger spoke about how much he respects Pep Guardiola ahead of the match on Sunday.
Mesut Ozil has revealed in his autobiography (released 16 March) that Pep Guardiola is the reason he didn't sign for Barcelona and instead went to Real Madrid.
Pep Guardiola sprung to his Arsene Wenger's defence without being asked, branding the treatment of him by former players and journalists ‘unacceptable’.
Reports at the end of the week claimed that Pep Guardiola offered himself to Arsenal before taking up the Bayern Munich job but the club said ‘no’ as Arsene Wenger signed a new deal.
Barcelona midfielder, Xavi, is sure that Pep Guardiola will make a move for Jack Wilshere.
Pep Guardiola has said that Jack Wilshere left a ‘massive impression’ when Arsenal played Barcelona, despite claiming at the time that he had plenty just like him in his B ranks.
Pep Guardiola is over the moon that he managed to beat, according to him, one of the best teams in the Premier League.
Pep Guardiola has conceded that Arsene Wenger is currently using Alexis Sanchez perfectly, something the Spaniard didn't do while he was Barcelona manager.
According to recent reports, Manchester City are ready to capitalise on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's current contract situation and offer £25m to sign the talented Englishman in the January transfer window.
Arsene Wenger has been full of praise for Pep Guardiola ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola was full of praise for Arsenal ahead of our clash against Manchester City on Sunday.
Five Manchester City players miss out on the Premier League clash against Arsenal on Sunday.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that while he doesn't know why Manchester City are so inconsistent at the moment, he respects Pep Guardiola for sticking to his philosophy.
Over the weekend, new Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola, revealed that he believes competitive football matches should allow up to six substitutes rather than three.
The Manchester City manager was told his team did not win a single tackle in the first 35 minutes against Leicester and this is how he answered.
A hat-trick from Jamie Vardy, as well as a well-taken strike courtesy of Andy King from range helped Leicester to an unlikely home victory against Manchester City in Saturday's evening kick-off.
Manchester City have tweeted to say that Pep Guardiola denies contacting Alexis Sanchez to try and convince the Arsenal man to join him at Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola reportedly contacted Alexis Sanchez after the game against West Ham to ask him to sign for Manchester City according to a report in El Mercurio today.
Arsenal, along with Tottenham, Liverpool and Chelsea are said to be monitoring Sergio Aguero’s situation at Manchester City with a report in Spain causing the internet to explode.
Guillem Balague believes that neither Manchester City nor Barcelona will pay attention to the fact that Hector Bellerin wants to remain with Arsenal and will try to convince him to leave London.
Stuart Brennan, writing in the Manchester Evening News, believes that it is Hector Bellerin’s ‘destiny’ to head north to join Pep Guardiola, Mikel Arteta, and Bacary Sagna at Manchester City.
Former Arsenal man, Samir Nasri, has been reportedly placed on Manchester City's transfer list after Pep Guardiola decided he was surplus to requirements.
Manchester City have apparently ended their chase of Hector Bellerin after being told to sod off by Arsenal.
Arsenal have allegedly told Manchester City that Hector Bellerin is not for sale as Pep Guardiola sets his beedy little Barcelona eyes on him.
Arsene Wenger will be the third-highest paid manager in the Premier League next season with the arrival of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola on mega salaries.
Mikel Arteta has reportedly turned down the chance to stay in north London, opting to join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City instead.
As much as we don't want to admit it, Mikel Arteta taking up a coaching role at Manchester City is looking likelier than ever.
Reports emerged on Sunday that Manchester City's incoming manager Pep Guardiola wants Jack Wilshere in his midfield next season.
Arsenal have long been linked with Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper and this summer may present the last chance the Gunners will have to swoop for him.
The stagnation or, even, regression of Theo Walcott in the last year or two has his Arsenal future in the balance.
Possibly leaving Arsenal in the summer, could Mikel Arteta become the first captain since Sol Campbell to cross the north London divide?
Former Arsenal midfielder, Samir Nasri, reckons he's the perfect player for Pep Guardiola when he finally joins Manchester City in the summer and claims he's going to have a 'chat' with the Bayern Munich man so show his 'hunger'.
Already looking ahead to next season, Mesut Özil will have one eye on the big arrival in Manchester.
Riechedly Bazoer has ruled out a move away from current club Ajax until 2020. The midfielder, who Arsenal have been getting linked with since October...
German superstar Ilkay Gündogan could be available this summer, and Manchester City look like the hot favourites to sign him. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder is...
Reports emerged on Thursday that Pep Guardiola wanted the Arsenal job and that he wanted Thierry Henry as his number two. How exciting right? Just...
Pep Guardiola's first addition to his backroom staff at Manchester City could be Arsenal midfielder and captain Mikel Arteta. That's according to The Times, but would...
Pep Guardiola has reportedly made signing Aaron Ramsey a priority once he starts in his new role as Manchester City manager. It's stands to reason...
So, Pep Guardiola is off to Manchester. Arsenal have managed not to sell any key players since Robin van Persie left in 2012, with Bacary...
Pep Guardiola has reportedly met with Manchester United officials to discuss taking over from Louis van Gaal, putting yet another nail in the coffin of...
The media's known for twisting a thing or two when it comes to facts. The most recent is Pep Guardiola's comments on coming to England...
Former Arsenal man, Paul Merson, believes that Pep Guardiola is a 'perfect fit' for Arsenal. After the Bayern Munich manager confirmed that he will be...
Pep Guardiola has finally confirmed that he will be moving to the Premier League in search of a 'new challenge' but could he be...
It's looking more and more likely that Pep Guardiola will be joining Man City in the Premier League sooner rather than later and Arsene...
With rumours surrounding the future of Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola, much of the build up to Arsenal's clash with Manchester City will involve...
The likelihood of Pep Guardiola moving to Manchester City sooner rather than later is getting higher and, according to reports, the Bayern boss wants...
Although Arsene Wenger shows no immediate signs of upping and leaving us, rumours have been circulating for a while over who could be his...
Back in 2012, Pep Guardiola rested Alexis Sánchez. When you're manager of Barcelona you have that kind of luxury. Alexis had played 90 minutes for...
Arsène Wenger outdid Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola at the Emirates Stadium last week and will have the chance to do so again at...
Boring. That's what Pep Guardiola said earlier this week about staying at the same club for 20 years. There is increasing speculation that Arsene's departure is...
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by Lewis Ambrose Mario Götze's agent has been speaking about the player's current situation at Bayern, and he may just become available this summer. If he...