Tag: Manchester City

PARMA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Kalidou Koulibaly of SSC Napoli looks on during the Serie A match between Parma Calcio and SSC Napoli at Stadio Ennio Tardini on September 20, 2020 in Parma, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

€4.5m Arsenal deal still depends on Manchester City but another option appears

Sokratis' move to Napoli still depends on Manchester City submitting an offer for Koulibaly with things likely to go down to the last day
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 14: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks dejected during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on August 14, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Manu Fernandez/Pool via Getty Images)

Petit warns Messi and Manchester City about Premier League move

Former Arsenal and Barcelona man, Emmanuel Petit, has warned Lionel Messi against a move to the Premier League this summer.

Arsenal grab their Willian as Don Raul departs

In episode 253, Matthew is joined by Paul to talk about our latest Chelsea old boy, the most recent shake-up in the corridors of power and keep fingers crossed for more arrivals.
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 7, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / POOL / AFP)

Arsene Wenger tips Manchester City or PSG to win Champions League

Arsene Wenger believes Manchester City or PSG are likely to win this year's Champions League due to the decline in the competition.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Former Manchester City player Joleon Lescott looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton at Etihad Stadium on August 21, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Arteta leaving Manchester City for Arsenal damaged them says Joleon Lescott

Jolen Lescott believes Manchester City found it 'difficult to cope' when 'integral' Mikel Arteta left to take the Arsenal job and also had no clue Arteta would be so good so soon.
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos smiles as he checks his phone on the pitch ahead of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester City's stance on Dani Ceballos after links in Spanish media

Manchester City don't see Dani Ceballos as a priority target this summer, despite some reports to the contrary in Spain recently.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episdode 249: Marathon musings on Mikel making magic

Matthew and Paul indulge in an epic podcast to recap unlikely victories against Liverpool and Manchester City, while celebrating a long lost feel-good factor. Plus...
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling reacts at the end of the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Pep Guardiola furious as he explains why Manchester City lost to Arsenal

Pep Guardiola was angry with his attacking players for losing to Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup, not the defence who made a few errors.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: A general view inside the stadium prior to the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on July 18, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Tallis/Pool via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta admits feeling ‘sorry’ for fans

Mikel Arteta has expressed his sympathy for Arsenal fans who couldn't be at Wembley on Saturday night to watch their side beat Manchester City and make their 21st FA Cup final.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (CL) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Exceptional Arsenal beat the odds and Manchester City

Arsenal did what many thought was impossible and beat Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final to make it to their 21st final of the competition they've won more than anyone else.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Manchester City and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on June 17,2020 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** PIRAEUS, GREECE - FEBRUARY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 20, 2020 in Piraeus, Greece. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola to use Arsenal as test for Real Madrid game

Pep Guardiola has said he is planning to use City's semi-final at Wembley against Arsenal to gauge how ready his side are to play Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by Richard Heathcote / POOL / AFP)

2 firsts Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping for against Manchester City

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will start against Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday in search of his first FA Cup goal for Arsenal this season and Mikel Arteta has backed him to handle the pressure even though he has never scored against City before.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City reatcs during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Why Pep Guardiola looks daft after rant about Arsenal and Arsene Wenger

Pep Guardiola has decided to come out swinging after Manchester City were cleared on a technicality of being massive financial cheats, pity he didn't bother to check his facts first when taking aim at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

How long? Mikel Arteta on closing the gap to Liverpool and Manchester City

Arsenal fans expected to lose quite badly against Liverpool on Wednesday night only to come away with all three points but that doesn't mean we're closer to Liverpool than we thought, something we'll probably learn on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger during an interview at the Mercedes Benz Building prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards on February 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

Arsene Wenger nails another prediction

Known by some as Mystic Weg, Arsene Wenger spoke in 2015 about the death of FFP and here we are in 2020 with the Court of Arbitration for Sport finally putting it's rotting carcass on display for all to see.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal thankfully ruled out of Champions League after Manchester City ban overturned

As expected, Manchester City have had their two-year European football ban overturned meaning they can now play in the Champions League next season and Arsenal definitely can't.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: (L-R) Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal pose with the trophy after the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal lined up for Community Shield if Manchester City or Manchester United win FA...

Arsenal could play in the Community Shield at the start of next season, even if they lose their semi-final next weekend against Manchester City as the FA are determined to put on the showpiece.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil is finished at Arsenal and other things Mikel Arteta’s comments told us

Arsenal lost 3-0 at Manchester City and, while it wasn't great, it was mostly David Luiz's fault and wasn't going quite so badly until he got involved. So what did Mikel Arteta think about it all and what can we learn from his comments after the game?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Mikel Arteta and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion at Etihad Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Manchester City vs Arsenal preview

It couldn’t be a more difficult start for the Gunners as they resume their Premier League campaign on Wednesday evening, with the team travelling to the Etihad.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Arsenal's return v Manchester City, Auba's contract, boardroom changes + more

Matthew and Paul anticipate the return of The Arsenal like the coming of the dawn, look forward (ahem) to the Man City game, and try to work out what football will be like.

Manchester City name Mikel Arteta replacement ahead of Arsenal game

Ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester City next week, Pep Guardiola has finally named his successor to Mikel Arteta - Juanma Lillo.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City and Mikel Arteta, Assistant Coach of Manchester City applaud fans during the Manchester City Teams Celebration Parade on May 20, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Aubameyang: We're in shape, fresh and ready for Manchester City

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal are ready to face Manchester City when the Premier League restarts next week, although he's not sure what impact playing in front of an empty stadium will have.
VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 15: Ismael Bennacer of AC Milan looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and AC Milan at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on September 15, 2019, in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola contacts former Gunner to convince him to join Manchester City

Pep Guardiola made personal contact with Ismael Bennacer to try and convince him to join Manchester City, according to reports in France.

Manchester City step up training before Arsenal match

Manchester City have stepped up to full contact training as Pep Guardiola's men prepare to face Arsenal without a single injury concern. With the Premier...
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Arsenal learn date and opponents for the first match after Premier League restart

Arsenal will face Manchester City on the Premier League's new restart date of June 17th, according to the latest reports.
DUNAJSKA LUZNA, SLOVAKIA - APRIL 09: Hannah Cain, Constance Schofield and Lauren Hemp (L-R) of England line up during the national anthem prior to the UEFA Women's Under19 Elite Round match between England and Germany on April 9, 2018 in Dunajska Luzna, Slovakia. (Photo by Christian Hofer/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Will 3 foreign arrivals at Arsenal push out the English youngsters?

With Arsenal looking at bringing in at least three new foreign players in the next window, are young English players getting a chance at the highest level or are they pushed away?
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Kyle Walker of Manchester City acknowledges the fans during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester City at Bramall Lane on January 21, 2020 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Sex party fine heading Kyle Walker’s way

Manchester City's Kyle Walker is facing the prospect of a massive fine from his club after hosting a sex party during the lockdown.

Arsenal join with Liverpool and Manchester United to stop Manchester City getting back in...

According to an exclusive in Wednesday's Daily Mail, Arsenal have teamed up with Liverpool, Manchester United and the rest of the top 10 to stop Manchester City getting back into the Champions League.
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Why rescheduled Manchester City match could be bad news for Arsenal

One of the consequences of the rescheduled clash between Arsenal and Manchester City is Pep Guardiola's side now have more time to get their best players fully fit.
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Manchester City get double boost ahead of Arsenal game

Manchester City received a huge boost as both Leroy Sane and Kevin De Bruyne trained with ahead of their game against Arsenal.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Pablo Mari of Arsenal FC looks on prior to the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal FC U23s and Chelsea FC U23s at Meadow Park on February 17, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal new boy talks Manchester City regrets and Arsenal future

Arsenal's new boy Pablo Mari who was on the books with Manchester City from 2016 - 2019 and before the two sides meet on Wednesday, he has been talking City regrets and his Arsenal future.
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Manchester City star expected to be fit for Arsenal game

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne is expected to be fit for our game on Wednesday night after picking up a shoulder injury.
Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 20, 2020 in Piraeus, Greece.

Arsenal were reluctant to play Manchester City but UEFA bend rules

Arsenal were apparently reluctant to play Manchester City next week due to the short notice given to travelling fans but agreed to help ease City's congestion after Pep Guardiola's men convinced UEFA to let them play at the same time as a Champions League game.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 23, 2020.

Premier League still only in talks to reorganise Arsenal fixture for next week

The Premier League are still only 'in talks' over reorganising the Arsenal fixture against Manchester City for next Wednesday, five days after the date became possible.
Daily Mail, 3 March 2020

Arsenal Tuesday briefing: Mari threat, Admirable Nelson, bothering Troy Deeney & more

Arsenal beat Portsmouth in the FA Cup on Monday evening so with most of the news centering around that, let's look at the stories doing the rounds today.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session ahead of their Champions League Group F match against Napoli at London Colney on September 30, 2013 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Robert Pires compares Jack Grealish to Dennis Bergkamp, says Manchester City should sign him

I love Robert Pires, but I love Dennis Bergkamp more, so I'm going to try to be nice about what follows...
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City reatcs during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

UEFA could open another Manchester City investigation

UEFA could open another investigation into Manchester City with it being claimed that they over-inflated their sponsorship money to fiddle Financial Fair Play regulations between 2012 and 2016.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arteta shocked by Manchester City's UEFA punishment

Mikel Arteta admits he was 'shocked' by Manchester City's two-year Champions League ban because he just wants the best for them.
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa looks on during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Aston Villa at Vicarage Road on December 28, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom.

Manchester City and Manchester United consider Grealish move after Tottenham £25m bid turned down

Jack Grealish is reportedly open to a summer move away from Aston Villa according to an exclusive in the Sunday Telegraph.
JANUARY 28: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round between Cardiff City and Manchester City on January 28, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St. James Park on October 1, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

FA drop Manchester City hacking complaint about Liverpool

The FA will take no action against Liverpool for an alleged hack into Manchester City's scouting system.