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Sergio Aguero Reveals He “Dreamt” Of Playing For Liverpool

While it seems crazy to suggest Sergio Aguero could depart the Etihad this summer, Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola is known for taking no prisoners and is not afraid to upset his squad or fans for the long term good of the team. You only have to look at his spell at Barcelona where he shipped Zlatan Ibrahimovic out because …

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Disaster For Manchester City As Gabriel Jesus Ruled Out For Up To Three Months

Manchester City’s teenage hitman Gabriel Jesus has been ruled out of action for between two and three months, potentially ruling him out for the season. The news comes following an assessment of the Brazilian’s ankle injury suffered on Monday night during their Premier League clash with Bournemouth. The 19-year-old striker went over on his ankle in the 13th minute of …

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Eddie Jones Is Using Jose Mourinho’s Template To Win Games Late On

CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 11: Eddie Jones the head coach of England looks on as his team warm up prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and England at the Principality Stadium on February 11, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

England’s victories over the last year have been constant, but often late coming in their games. Eddie Jones puts this down to a practice used by Jose Mourinho. Called tactical periodisation, it is the brainchild of noted Portuguese lecturer Vitor Frade. The tactic focusses on being prepared for four distinct moments within a match. With huge importance being placed on …

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Watch: Gary Neville Questions Suspect Refereeing Decision During Bournemouth vs Man City

Gary Neville seemed to suggest that there was something very bizarre about a refereeing decision made during Bournemouth’s clash with Manchester City on Monday night. After City took the lead courtesy of Raheem Sterling in the first half, the Sky Blues were left scratching their heads less than a minute later as Josh King rattled an equalizer home for the …

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Twitter Explodes With Comedy Gold As Manchester City Saviour Jesus Is Injured Against Bournemouth

Just when Manchester City fans thought their prayers had been answered in the form of Gabriel Jesus, the Brazilian teenager has hobbled off with an ankle injury against Bournemouth in the Premier League on Monday night. Despite costing a reported £27 million, the 19-year-old arrived in Manchester quietly last month. Since then he has been anything but, scoring three times …

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Mourinho Explains How Juan Mata Is Now Crucial To His Plans

Juan Mata

Having discarded the Spaniard at Chelsea, it seems Jose Mourinho is now a massive fan of Juan Mata. While the majority of Manchester United fans and players looked forward to Jose Mourinho taking the reigns at Old Trafford last summer, Juan Mata must have felt his time was up at the club having previously been deemed surplus to requirements at …

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Eamon Dunphy Takes Aim At Liverpool’s “Bargain Basement” Transfer Policy Under Jürgen Klopp

John Giles fired a broadside at Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp last week, and now his longtime partner in crime Eamon Dunphy has followed suit. However, while Giles was critical of the German manager’s tactics, insofar as their attacking mentality led to a number of defensive mistakes, Dunphy has instead focused on Liverpool’s transfer policy as the target of his disapproval. Writing …

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Watch: Forget Giroud, Mkhitaryan and Carroll, Perugia’s Francesco Nicastro Just Scored The Goal Of The Season

The Premier League has treated fans to some astonishing goals in recent weeks and months, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Olivier Giroud and Andy Carroll all bagging Goal of the Season contenders.  While fans cried foul over Carroll’s acrobatic effort winning the Premier League Goal of the Month award for January over Giroud’s sublime scorpion kick, the argument over whose goal was …

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