MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City edged closer to qualifying for the last-16 of the Champions League with a comfortable 6-0 victory over Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk. Gabriel Jesus scored a hat trick with two penalties, including a controversial spot kick for City’s second, as they moved three points clear at the top of Group F.
Former Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez pays tribute to the memory of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after scoring in Manchester City’s win at Tottenham. In basic terms, the reigning Premier League champions’ purchase of a former PFA Footballer of the Year, for a club record fee, was clearly a huge statement of intent. But when Manchester City
The FC crew question Pep Guardiola’s decision to pick Riyad Mahrez to take a penalty against Liverpool following his less-than-impressive track record. After a scoreless draw between Liverpool and Man City, Craig Burley says we’re in for an exciting title race with three teams tied at the top. After a scoreless draw between Liverpool and
The FC crew question Pep Guardiola’s decision to pick Riyad Mahrez to take a penalty against Liverpool following his less-than-impressive track record. Gabriel Jesus was visibly upset after Riyad Mahrez was chosen to take the penalty awarded to Man City in the second half against Liverpool. In a match that didn’t generate much attack from
Five goal thriller at the Cardiff City stadium as Aguero scores on his 300th appearance for Manchester City. Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola insists he is hopeful Kevin De Bruyne will play again this season and rubbished comments that his side looked physically tired against Lyon. Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero admitted he was very happy to
After a record-breaking campaign in 2017-18, the FC crew assess the expectations for Manchester City in the Premier League this season. With Thibaut Courtois expressing his desire to move to Real Madrid, the FC crew debate whether he provides more than Keylor Navas has. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois does not play in the Community Shield
Bernardo Silva came off the bench to inspire Manchester City to a comeback win over Bayern Munich after the Germans took a 2-0 lead in Miami. Alexis Nunes and ESPN FC’s Man City correspondent Jonathan Smith break down the lessons learned from City’s comeback win over Bayern Munich. ICC: Bernardo Silva (70′) Bayern Munich 2-3
The ESPN FC panel assess the rumours linking Napoli’s Jorginho and Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez with moves to Manchester City. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. City close in on Mahrez move Manchester City’s drawn-out pursuit of
ESPN FC’s Paul Mariner sifts through today’s transfer gossip, headlined by Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Christian Pulisic. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow live with our daily blog throughout the summer. City close in on Mahrez move It didn’t quite happen in the winter,
The FC crew discuss Riyad Mahrez’s transfer predicament at Leicester. The FC crew discuss Riyad Mahrez’s transfer predicament at Leicester. The FC crew discuss Riyad Mahrez’s transfer predicament at Leicester. Riyad Mahrez saw a transfer deadline move to Manchester City fail as Leicester stood firm over their £95 million valuation of him — and then
Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss whether player power is dominating football and Riyad Mahrez’s decision to strike after his move to Manchester City fell through. ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop feels Riyad Mahrez’s actions after not sealing a move to Man City are simply ridiculous, with Leicester having every right to put such a high
ESPN FC’s Mark Ogden explains why he’s doubtful Manchester City’s late move for Riyad Mahrez will pan out. ESPN FC’s Stevie Nicol delves deeper into the latest rumours surrounding Riyad Mahrez, Fabinho, Olivier Giroud and more in Transfer Rater. Leicester City proved too good for Watford thanks to goals from Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez.
The transfer window is heating up! Transfer Talk brings you live updates on all the latest rumours and done deals. Check out all the confirmed January moves so far on our transfers page. TOP STORY: Mahrez in demand Riyad Mahrez is a wanted man this month after rediscovering his best form for Leicester, reports The
Leicester City’s Craig Shakespeare looks ahead to their Premier League opener against Arsenal. Roma will not increase their offer for Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez, according to the Italian club’s director of football Monchi. The Serie A side are reported to have seen what would amount to a club record bid turned down by the Foxes.
Stevie Nicol sifts through the latest rumours around Drinkwater, Mbappe, Rose, Barkley and more in Rumour Rater. Steve Nicol believes the manner in which Inter Milan have kept suitors away from Ivan Perisic is a model for other clubs to follow. With attention focusing on the summer transfer window, David Amoyal predicts how likely it