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Man City wasteful but march on with 18th straight win

Manchester City’s relentless assault on English football’s record books continued on Wednesday as a Raheem Sterling goal earned them a 1-0 win at Newcastle United to extend their extraordinary record of successive Premier League wins to 18. Sterling’s fine 31st minute finish saw Guardiola’s men improve their unbeaten league sequence …

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Man United under Mourinho boring, says Van Gaal

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes the club have become more boring under his successor Jose Mourinho, saying he would prefer to watch local rivals Manchester City in action. During the Dutchman’s two-year stint as United manager from 2014, the club secured fourth and fifth-placed league finishes along …

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United can deal with Pogba’s derby absence – Mata

Manchester United have the talent to cope with Paul Pogba’s absence during their top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester City, fellow midfielder Juan Mata said ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash. Pogba, who has scored three league goals and provided five assists in eight appearances for United this season, impressed in the …

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Aguero says he’s fit to lead City line against Leicester

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has declared himself fit for Saturday’s Premier League match at Leicester. The 29-year-old was taken to hospital on Tuesday after experiencing a dizzy spell at half-time of the 4-2 defeat to Nigeria in Russia. After being discharged and rejoining the team Aguero returned to Manchester …

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Di Matteo ready for return to management

Roberto Di Matteo wants to return to club management and is open to a fresh challenge in Europe, the former Chelsea manager has said. The Italian won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012 having also impressed in the Championship, leading West Bromwich Albion to top-flight promotion in 2010. The …

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Tottenham’s Vertonghen would not swap Kane for Ronaldo

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen insists he would not swap striker Harry Kane for any player, not even Champions League record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo netted his 111th goal in 144 games in the competition two weeks ago, converting the penalty in Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham in the …

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