Tag: Pep Guardiola

Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December 3, 2023. (Photo by DARREN STAPLES/AFP via Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola has cheeky dig at Mikel Arteta

Pep Guardiola made reference to Mikel Arteta's post-Newcastle United rant in his interview after Manchester City's draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Kyle Walker of Manchester City clashes with Ben White of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on April 26, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Man City man to offer Arsenal apology

Kyle Walker plans to apologise to Arsenal set-piece coach Nicolas Jover after a confrontation. The clash followed a significant Arsenal win, ending a 12-game losing streak against Manchester City.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: David Raya of Arsenal gestures during the UEFA Champions League match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

New Arsenal arrival opens door for exit

Arsenal's on-loan goalkeeper David Raya is garnering attention for his performances but has also hinted at an uncertain future at the London club.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 17: Sky Sports Presenter, Gary Neville looks on during the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United at City Ground on March 17, 2023 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Gary Neville backtracks on Arsenal opinion

Gary Neville reverses his criticisms of Arsenal and their goalkeeper David Raya after a significant win against Manchester City, marking a shift in the Premier League dynamic.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Arsenal fans cheerduring the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Who set off Arsenal vs Manchester City tunnel altercation?

An analysis of the tunnel confrontation between Arsenal's Nicolas Jover and Manchester City's Kyle Walker, following Arsenal's recent win over City. 
Arsenal's English midfielder Declan Rice (C) vies with Manchester City's English defender John Stones (L) during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola makes transfer admission about Declan Rice

Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City wanted Declan Rice, and not just as an alternative to Rodri in their midfield.
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)

“Arsenal is back” says Guardiola as he downplays title impact of upcoming clash

Pep Guardiola discusses the implications of Manchester City's upcoming match against Arsenal, saying it won't be decisive for the title race but noting its importance.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola attends the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on January 27, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester City missing key men for Arsenal clash

Pep Guardiola announces John Stones' absence from Manchester City's upcoming match against Arsenal. Kevin De Bruyne shows promising signs of early recovery.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, applauds fans following the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Arsenal at Gtech Community Stadium on September 27, 2023. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Will Mikel Arteta replace Pep Guardiola at Manchester City?

Mikel Arteta is admired at Manchester City as a potential successor to Pep Guardiola, but that switch is reportedly becoming increasingly unlikely.
Arsenal's English midfielder Declan Rice (C) vies with Manchester City's English defender John Stones (L) during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Guardiola confirms injured star won’t be ready to start vs Arsenal

John Stones is set to miss Manchester City's match against Arsenal this weekend, with Pep Guardiola revealing their team news for the contest.
Chelsea's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino shouts instructions to the players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage in London on October 2, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Chelsea manager: Arteta “is very tough and I am very nice?”

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino defends his approach amid the club's poor start to the season, comparing his style to Arsenal's Mikel Arteta and Man City's Pep Guardiola.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola attends the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on January 27, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal ‘much more important’ than League Cup says Guardiola

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola emphasises the Premier League match against Arsenal as more pivotal than their upcoming Carabao Cup game.
Manchester City's Spanish midfielder #16 Rodri reacts as he leaves the pitch having been sent off during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on September 23, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal boost with Manchester City star’s suspension as Guardiola hits out at ref

Manchester City's Rodri faces a three-match ban, missing the high-stakes game against Arsenal. City manager Pep Guardiola criticises not only Rodri but also referee Anthony Taylor.
Monaco's Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Metz at the "Louis II" stadium in Monaco, on April 3, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Cesc Fabregas explains using Arsenal connections

Cesc Fabregas embarks on a new coaching career, drawing inspiration from his time at Arsenal and recent conversations with Mikel Arteta.
MONTREAL, QC - FEBRUARY 29: Head coach of the Montreal Impact Thierry Henry addresses the media after a victory against New England Revolution during the MLS game at Olympic Stadium on February 29, 2020 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Impact defeated New England Revolution 2-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Legend praises Arsenal owners

Thierry Henry, Arsenal's iconic former player, praises the club's decision to stand by Mikel Arteta during a rocky phase, emphasising patience in success.
Arsenal's Belgian midfielder Leandro Trossard celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 11, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Trossard opens up about Arsenal’s family, title hopes, and Arteta’s tactical genius

Leandro Trossard discusses life at Arsenal, new recruits, and the season ahead. He praises the team's cohesion, new additions, and Arteta's tactic
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal FC at City Ground on May 20, 2023 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta on rebuilding Arsenal, transfers and more

GQ's profile of Arsenal's Mikel Arteta dives deep into his journey, philosophy, and challenges. A refreshing look at a modern football manager's essence.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19: Declan Rice #41 of Arsenal FC warms up prior to the MLS All-Star Game between Arsenal FC and MLS All-Stars at Audi Field on July 19, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Guardiola admits Rice chose Arsenal over Man City

Pep Guardiola has admitted that it was Declan Rice's decision to go to Arsenal, and the Manchester City boss believes it's an incredible signing.
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)

Mikel Arteta “We know what the standards are”

Mikel Arteta provides insights on the upcoming Community Shield match against Manchester City, as Arsenal gear up to prove their worth against the reigning champions.
Manchester City's German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan poses with the Premier League trophy on the pitch after the presentation ceremony following the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on May 21, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Ilkay Gundogan ends Arsenal interest by signing for Barcelona

Ilkay Gundogan leaves Manchester City to join Barcelona on a free transfer, ending an illustrious career at City and making way for a new chapter.
Kieran Tierney Arsenal exit - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite in u-turn talks

Talks are reportedly advancing between Kieran Tierney and Arsenal for his stay, thwarting Manchester City's interest in a summer swap deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on March 11, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Ilkay Gundogan chooses Barcelona over Arsenal

Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan is set to join Barcelona, a decision that has implications for Arsenal who were also interested in the German international.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City, looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on December 31, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Guardiola makes another plan to leave Manchester City

Pep Guardiola reportedly plans to leave Manchester City when his current contract expires, but this isn't the first time such claims have been made.
Manchester City's German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan poses with the Premier League trophy on the pitch after the presentation ceremony following the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on May 21, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal offer 2-year deal to Ilkay Gundogan

Arsenal eyes City's Ilkay Gundogan amidst strong competition from Barcelona. The Gunners offer two-year deal as they look to enhance their midfield.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Ilkay Guendogan of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the Emirates FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on June 03, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s interest tested as Gundogan enters advanced talks

Arsenal's prospect of securing Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan seems increasingly unlikely, with AC Milan reportedly leading the race for the star player's signature.
Arsenal gossip - COLOGNE, GERMANY: Joao Cancelo of FC Bayern Munich poses for a photo with the Bundesliga Meisterschale trophy after the team's victory in the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Köln and FC Bayern München at RheinEnergieStadion on May 27, 2023. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola won’t block Cancelo move to Arsenal

Pep Guardiola won't block Joao Cancelo's path if Arsenal make a move for him this summer, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on March 11, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Man City to fend off Arsenal with improved deal for Gundogan

Manchester City are reportedly planning to offer Ilkay Gundogan a new deal in an effort to keep him away from Arsenal's clutches.
TOPSHOT - Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 14, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus still believes in Arsenal Premier League miracle

The battle for the Premier League title seems over but Arsenal's Gabriel Jesus is not ready to throw in the towel just yet. In a recent interview with ESPN Brasil, he voiced his resolve and reflected on the team's journey so far.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 14: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal looks dejected during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on May 14, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Vieira explains Arsenal's missing link that could have saved their Premier League title hopes

Gunners' legend Patrick Vieira laments Arsenal's lack of personality, costing them the Premier League title. Read Vieira's blueprint for Arsenal's revival.
Arsenal transfers - MUNICH, GERMANY: Joao Cancelo of FC Bayern München looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern München and Hertha BSC at Allianz Arena on April 30, 2023. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images)

Are Arsenal seriously considering a move for Joao Cancelo?

Arsenal's interest in Manchester City's Joao Cancelo is reportedly intensifying. However, is a move for the Portuguese left-back realistic?
Arsenal transfers - MUNICH, GERMANY: Joao Cancelo of FC Bayern München looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern München and Hertha BSC at Allianz Arena on April 30, 2023. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images)

Arsenal eye 3rd Manchester City signing

Explore the potential summer transfer of João Cancelo from Manchester City to Arsenal. Understand the fallout with Pep Guardiola leading to his loan to Bayern.
Jorginho wearing an Arsenal shirt in another leaked picture (Photo via Chris Wheatley)

Jorginho adds touch of humour to Arsenal’s title race hopes

Jorginho jokes about divine help in Arsenal title race; Gunners' hopes alive after Newcastle win; intense Premier League finale looms.
13th April 1932: Arsenal Football Club Manager Herbert Chapman (centre), chats with a key member of his team , Alex James (right), on the pitch at Wembley before the FA Cup final. (Photo by J. Gaiger/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

How Arteta, Guardiola, Klopp and Xavi are embracing Herbert Chapman’s tactics

Discover how top managers like Arteta embrace Herbert Chapman's W-M formation, highlighting its lasting influence on modern football tactics.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City, looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on December 31, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola gives Premier League title verdict

Pep Guardiola claims the Premier League title race still isn't over, despite Manchester City's comfortable midweek victory over Arsenal.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: Unai Emery, Manager of Aston Villa, reacts prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on February 12, 2023. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Unai Emery on his ‘complete and beautiful’ time at Arsenal and Aston Villa ambitions

Unai Emery reflects on his Arsenal tenure and shares his ambitious goals for Aston Villa, including European football and a title challenge.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Erling Haaland celebrates with Nathan Ake of Manchester City after the team's victory during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on March 11, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Manchester City injury blow ahead of Arsenal match

Nathan Ake's injury poses a challenge for Manchester City as they face Arsenal, with uncertainty surrounding his return for the Real Madrid clash.
Manchester City's Norwegian striker Erling Haaland reacts after the UEFA Champions League Group G football match between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City in Dortmund, western Germany on October 25, 2022. - The match ended in a 0-0 draw. (Photo by Sascha Schuermann / AFP) (Photo by SASCHA SCHUERMANN/AFP via Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola reacts to Arteta’s comments about Haaland

Pep Guardiola addresses Arteta's comments on Haaland, praising the City striker's exceptional qualities ahead of the City-Arsenal clash.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arteta explains Arsenal’s Manchester City and Haaland plan

Arteta discusses Manchester City game plan, Erling Haaland, and the influence of ex-City players Jesus and Zinchenko in Arsenal squad.
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)

Mikel Arteta discusses injuries, title aspirations, and Manchester City game strategy

In his pre-match press conference, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta discussed the upcoming game against Manchester City, injuries, and his team's title aspirations.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City, looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on December 31, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola plays down Arsenal’s dropped points

Pep Guardiola has played down the significance of Arsenal's recent dropped points, suggesting they were difficult games and his team can easily go on a similar run.