Joe Cole insists Chelsea are ‘genuine contenders’ to win the Champions League AND Premier League

Joe Cole insists former club Chelsea are ‘genuine contenders’ to win the Champions League AND Premier League this season… with Frank Lampard’s men having no ‘glaring weaknesses’ following £220m summer spending spree Chelsea are looking for their first Champions League success since 2012  The club spent £220m in the summer to strengthen their quest for … Read more Joe Cole insists Chelsea are ‘genuine contenders’ to win the Champions League AND Premier League

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE: Manchester City’s visit Porto plus updates from Atletico vs Bayern and more

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE: Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City travel to Porto looking to top group while Inter Milan need victory to avoid early exit plus action from Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich and the rest By Sam Blitz For Mailonline Published: 18:31 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 18:31 GMT, 1 December 2020 Manchester City travel … Read more CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE: Manchester City’s visit Porto plus updates from Atletico vs Bayern and more

Anderlecht head coach Vincent Kompany bristles at comparisons with former boss Pep Guardiola

Vincent Kompany reveals he HATES being compared to Pep Guardiola because he admits the levels of his old Manchester City boss are ‘completely unattainable’ at his club Anderlecht Vincent Kompany is in his first season as full-time manager of Anderlecht He was a player-manager at the Belgian club last season but focused on playing Anderlecht’s … Read more Anderlecht head coach Vincent Kompany bristles at comparisons with former boss Pep Guardiola

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta pleads for the same patience Guardiola got at Manchester City

‘The people around Pep didn’t have a doubt’: Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta pleads for the same patience that old boss Guardiola got at Manchester City as he bids to arrest his side’s alarming Premier League slump Arsenal are 14th in the Premier League after their first 10 matches, with 13 points Question marks are starting … Read more Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta pleads for the same patience Guardiola got at Manchester City

Champions League nears the crunch as Manchester United and Liverpool try to qualify

It’s decision time in the Champions League this week as Europe’s finest scramble to book their places in the knockout rounds in the new year. A handful of sides have already made it safely through to the last-16 with two rounds of games remaining and another group will join them if results go their way. … Read more Champions League nears the crunch as Manchester United and Liverpool try to qualify

Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid ‘join the race for Hoffenheim youngster Melayro Bogarde’

Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid ‘join the race for Hoffenheim youngster Melayro Bogarde’ – the nephew of Chelsea flop Winston Bogarde – with Bundesliga club open to selling him in January Melayro Bogarde made his debut for Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga last May The defender is versatile, and can play as a centre back … Read more Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid ‘join the race for Hoffenheim youngster Melayro Bogarde’

Man City and Leicester target Nicolas Tagliafico can leave Ajax if suitable offer comes in

REVEALED: £23m-rated Man City and Leicester target Nicolas Tagliafico has an agreement in his new deal that he can leave if a suitable offer comes in… with Ajax left back looking to impress suitors in clash with Liverpool tonight Nicolas Tagliafico looking to cement place as one of most in-demand left backs The 28-year-old saw … Read more Man City and Leicester target Nicolas Tagliafico can leave Ajax if suitable offer comes in

Pep Guardiola hits back at Porto manager Sergio Conceicao’s claim he pressures referees

Pep Guardiola hits back at Porto manager Sergio Conceicao’s claim he pressures referees as pair continue their feud ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League trip to Portugal Manchester City need a point away to Porto to top Champions League group They came from behind to beat Portuguese champions 3-1 in matchday one  Porto boss Sergio … Read more Pep Guardiola hits back at Porto manager Sergio Conceicao’s claim he pressures referees

Man City Ederson calls for concussion substitutes after Raul Jimenez and David Luiz clashed heads

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson urges the Premier League to bring in concussion substitutes after watching Raul Jimenez and David Luiz clash heads and said the incident left him ‘very worried’ David Luiz and Raul Jimenez’s clash of heads has led to fears for player welfare   Jimenez suffered a fractured skull after the challenge in Wolves’ … Read more Man City Ederson calls for concussion substitutes after Raul Jimenez and David Luiz clashed heads

Eric Bailly says conversation with Jose Mourinho made him choose Manchester United over City

‘If Mourinho calls you, you can’t say no’: Eric Bailly reveals telephone conversation with Jose made him choose Manchester United over rivals Manchester City  Eric Bailly says phone call from Jose Mourinho made him join Manchester United  Manchester City were also interested in signing Bailly in the summer of 2016  The centre-back has frequently struggled … Read more Eric Bailly says conversation with Jose Mourinho made him choose Manchester United over City

Anderlecht’s Marco Kana, labelled ‘new Vincent Kompany’, says Liverpool would be dream transfer move

Anderlecht star Marco Kana, labelled the ‘new Vincent Kompany’, reveals move to LIVERPOOL would be dream transfer move… with Southampton ‘keen on signing’ 18-year-old Belgian centre back Young centre back Marco Kana has been touted as the ‘next Vincent Kompany’  The 18-year-old currently plays under manager Kompany at Anderlecht  The Belgian youth team player says … Read more Anderlecht’s Marco Kana, labelled ‘new Vincent Kompany’, says Liverpool would be dream transfer move

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick wants more from Leroy Sane after £45m summer move from Man City

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick wants more from Leroy Sane after £45m summer move from Manchester City – stating German winger ‘unnecessarily lost the ball against RB Salzburg… and will try to do better next time’ Winger Leroy Sane has scored five goals in all competitions so far this season  His excellent record comes despite … Read more Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick wants more from Leroy Sane after £45m summer move from Man City

Joleon Lescott signs for FOURTH-TIER Racing Murcia aged 38, three years after retiring!

Joleon Lescott ACCIDENTALLY signs for Spanish fourth-tier club Racing Murcia after Manchester City title winner agreed to play an exhibition game but was then told they want to play him against a LaLiga team in the cup – three YEARS after he retired! Joleon Lescott left Sunderland in June 2017 and has not played anywhere … Read more Joleon Lescott signs for FOURTH-TIER Racing Murcia aged 38, three years after retiring!