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Kolarov set for Roma switch: Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Manchester City’s left-back Aleksandar Kolarov is on the verge of a move to Serie A side AS Roma, Blues boss Pep Guardiola said Friday.

The Serbia international was left out of the side beaten by Manchester United in the Houston friendly on Thursday, and former Barcelona boss Guardiola says he won’t stand in Kolarov’s way after he expressed a desire to leave.

Aguero going nowhere says Guardiola

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Houston (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Wednesday he had no plans to sell Sergio Aguero but confirmed the club was in talks with “three or four” potential new signings.

Speaking to reporters ahead of Manchester City’s Houston derby with Manchester United on Thursday, Guardiola attempted to draw a line under speculation about Argentina striker Aguero’s future.

Aguero going nowhere says Guardiola

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Houston (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Wednesday he had no plans to sell Sergio Aguero but confirmed the club was in talks with “three or four” potential new signings.

Speaking to reporters ahead of Manchester City’s Houston derby with Manchester United on Thursday, Guardiola attempted to draw a line under speculation about Argentina striker Aguero’s future.

Guardiola wants more goals from Manchester City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has warned his players they must be more clinical in front of goal or they will fail to close the gap on Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur next season.

And the Manchester City manager also hopes that Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne will help in that aim by shedding his tag as the Premier League’s nearly man in the goalscoring stakes.

I’d have been sacked at ‘big club’, says Manchester City boss Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has suggested the results of his first season as Manchester City manager would have seen him sacked by either Barcelona or Bayern Munich.

Guardiola won 14 trophies in four seasons as manager at the Nou Camp, and seven in three years with Bayern.

I’d have been sacked at ‘big club’, says Manchester City boss Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has suggested the results of his first season as Manchester City manager would have seen him sacked by either Barcelona or Bayern Munich.

Guardiola won 14 trophies in four seasons as manager at the Nou Camp, and seven in three years with Bayern.

Jesus, Aguero can shine together, insists Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola is certain Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero can play together for Manchester City despite suggesting it was a disaster when they first linked up.

Guardiola surprisingly started with the fit-again Aguero on the bench as City moved a step closer to Champions League qualification by beating Leicester 2-1 at Eastlands on Saturday.

Guardiola on the attack despite Manchester City rout

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are the Premier League’s most creative team, but the Spaniard warned his players must show a more ruthless streak despite their 5-0 rout of Crystal Palace.

Guardiola’s side were in prolific form as they thrashed Palace at Eastlands on Saturday to climb to third place, at least until Liverpool play Southampton on Sunday.

Guardiola plans spending spree to buy goals for Manchester City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola admits he will have to “buy goals” before next season in a bid to cure Manchester City’s lack of killer instinct.

Guardiola’s side enter the final stages of the Premier League season with a top four finish still in doubt due, according to the manager, to their failure in the opposition penalty area.

Guardiola plans spending spree to buy goals for Manchester City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola admits he will have to “buy goals” before next season in a bid to cure Manchester City’s lack of killer instinct.

Guardiola’s side enter the final stages of the Premier League season with a top four finish still in doubt due, according to the manager, to their failure in the opposition penalty area.

Manchester United drumbeat booms for flagging Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his Manchester United side visit misfiring Manchester City on Thursday.

Guardiola oversaw a one-sided 2-1 win when he and Mourinho resumed hostilities in September and was generally felt to have made a bigger impact than the Portuguese in the season’s early months.

Manchester United drumbeat booms for flagging Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his Manchester United side visit misfiring Manchester City on Thursday.

Guardiola oversaw a one-sided 2-1 win when he and Mourinho resumed hostilities in September and was generally felt to have made a bigger impact than the Portuguese in the season’s early months.

No regrets for Guardiola amid Mancester City struggles

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says he has “no regrets” about his first season in England, even though his Manchester City side face the prospect of failing to qualify for the Champions League.

Guardiola is set to finish a campaign without a trophy for the first time in a managerial career dating back to 2008 after City were beaten by Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals last Sunday.

No regrets for Guardiola amid Mancester City struggles

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says he has “no regrets” about his first season in England, even though his Manchester City side face the prospect of failing to qualify for the Champions League.

Guardiola is set to finish a campaign without a trophy for the first time in a managerial career dating back to 2008 after City were beaten by Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals last Sunday.

Guardiola not interested in Spurs star Alli

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reassured his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday that he is not seeking to lure Dele Alli to the Etihad Stadium.

Reports have linked City with a move for 21-year-old Spurs star Alli, who was named England’s Young Player of the Year for the second season running on Sunday.

Guardiola not interested in Spurs star Alli

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reassured his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday that he is not seeking to lure Dele Alli to the Etihad Stadium.

Reports have linked City with a move for 21-year-old Spurs star Alli, who was named England’s Young Player of the Year for the second season running on Sunday.

Home form crucial to Champions League qualification: Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says that Manchester City must improve their home form as they try to salvage their season with Champions League qualification.

Guardiola is set to end a season without a trophy for the first time as a manager, following last Sunday’s semi-final defeat by Arsenal at Wembley.

Home form crucial to Champions League qualification: Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says that Manchester City must improve their home form as they try to salvage their season with Champions League qualification.

Guardiola is set to end a season without a trophy for the first time as a manager, following last Sunday’s semi-final defeat by Arsenal at Wembley.

Manchester United drumbeat echoes for faltering Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his side visit misfiring Manchester City on Thursday.

Guardiola oversaw a one-sided 2-1 win when he and Mourinho resumed hostilities in September - each at the helm of a new club - and was generally felt to have made a bigger impact than the Portuguese in the season’s early months.

Manchester United drumbeat echoes for faltering Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his side visit misfiring Manchester City on Thursday.

Guardiola oversaw a one-sided 2-1 win when he and Mourinho resumed hostilities in September - each at the helm of a new club - and was generally felt to have made a bigger impact than the Portuguese in the season’s early months.

Manchester City will be stronger next season vows Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City will be a far more formidable force next season after their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal left the Spaniard empty-handed for the first season in his glittering career.

Guardiola’s side wasted their chance to reach the final as poor finishing and sloppy defending allowed Arsenal to come from behind and snatch a 2-1 victory in extra-time on Sunday.

Manchester City will be stronger next season vows Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City will be a far more formidable force next season after their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal left the Spaniard empty-handed for the first season in his glittering career.

Guardiola’s side wasted their chance to reach the final as poor finishing and sloppy defending allowed Arsenal to come from behind and snatch a 2-1 victory in extra-time on Sunday.

Manchester City will be stronger next season vows Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City will be a far more formidable force next season after their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal left the Spaniard empty-handed for the first season in his glittering career.

Guardiola’s side wasted their chance to reach the final as poor finishing and sloppy defending allowed Arsenal to come from behind and snatch a 2-1 victory in extra-time on Sunday.

Manchester City will be stronger next season vows Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City will be a far more formidable force next season after their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal left the Spaniard empty-handed for the first season in his glittering career.

Guardiola’s side wasted their chance to reach the final as poor finishing and sloppy defending allowed Arsenal to come from behind and snatch a 2-1 victory in extra-time on Sunday.

Guardiola accepts City ‘far away’ from Champions League

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has admitted Manchester City are “far away” from challenging for European club football’s biggest prize.

The manager of the world’s self-styled wealthiest football club has been in the unusual position of watching the Champions League quarter-finals from a distance this week.

Guardiola scared by Dortmund bomb attacks

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits he was shaken by the bomb attacks on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus this week.

Three explosions went off as the Dortmund team made their way to their Signal Iduna Park stadium for the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Monaco on Tuesday.

Guardiola scared by Dortmund bomb attacks

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits he was shaken by the bomb attacks on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus this week.

Three explosions went off as the Dortmund team made their way to their Signal Iduna Park stadium for the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Monaco on Tuesday.

Bravo one of world’s best goalkeepers, says Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes Claudio Bravo is among the best goalkeepers in the world will the ball at his feet, but remains unsure about picking him.

Bravo was recalled for his first Premier League appearance since January 21 as Hull City were beaten 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Guardiola vows to learn from English lesson

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has vowed to bounce back from his worst campaign in management after admitting he was taught a lesson in his first season with Manchester City.

Guardiola was head-hunted by City’s wealthy Abu Dhabi owners following brilliant spells with Barcelona, where he won the Champions League twice, and Bayern Munich, where he completed a hat-trick of Bundesliga title wins.

What Chelsea bust-up? We are ‘so polite’ – City boss Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola shrugged off suggestions his “so polite” side were involved in a heated row with Chelsea’s stars following a 2-1 loss at Stamford Bridge.

Tempers are said to have flared in the tunnel after Wednesday’s defeat that left City 14 points off top spot when an insult in Italian was allegedly directed towards the visitors.

What Chelsea bust-up? We are ‘so polite’ – City boss Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola shrugged off suggestions his “so polite” side were involved in a heated row with Chelsea’s stars following a 2-1 loss at Stamford Bridge.

Tempers are said to have flared in the tunnel after Wednesday’s defeat that left City 14 points off top spot when an insult in Italian was allegedly directed towards the visitors.

Man City boss Guardiola needs Hull of a boost

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City’s season has hit a bump at a bad time, and a victory at home to Hull City on Saturday will help bolster their bid to play Champions League football.

City’s 2-1 defeat at leaders Chelsea on Wednesday means they have now gone more than a month without a Premier League victory.

Man City boss Guardiola needs Hull of a boost

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City’s season has hit a bump at a bad time, and a victory at home to Hull City on Saturday will help bolster their bid to play Champions League football.

City’s 2-1 defeat at leaders Chelsea on Wednesday means they have now gone more than a month without a Premier League victory.

City have point to prove against ‘superb Conte’ – Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have shown they can out-play Chelsea once this season and will prove the point when they face the Premier League leaders again on Wednesday.

Guardiola’s side make the trip to Stamford Bridge with Chelsea already being hailed as champions-elect after opening up a seven-point gap over Tottenham and an 11-point advantage over City.

Stars playing for their Man City futures: Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola warned his under-achieving squad that they are playing for their futures at the Etihad Stadium.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach, tasked by the Abu Dhabi owners with establishing the club among Europe’s elite, has found his first season to be more demanding than he might have expected.

Guardiola says Europe key to English development

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes European football is more important than the Premier League in helping young English players reach their full potential.

Guardiola has suggested that it is only by playing regularly in the latter stages of the Champions League at major stadiums such as the Nou Camp, the Bernabeu, the Allianz Arena and the Juventus Stadium that England’s best young players can develop the right mental attitude to win major tournaments.

Guardiola says Europe key to English development

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes European football is more important than the Premier League in helping young English players reach their full potential.

Guardiola has suggested that it is only by playing regularly in the latter stages of the Champions League at major stadiums such as the Nou Camp, the Bernabeu, the Allianz Arena and the Juventus Stadium that England’s best young players can develop the right mental attitude to win major tournaments.

Goals the missing ingredient for Manchester City: Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sharper finishing is all that is required to take Manchester City to the next level, manager Pep Guardiola said after his side’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool.

Guardiola’s cavalier approach came under scrutiny after City fell to a 3-1 defeat at Monaco last week that saw them eliminated from the Champions League on away goals after a 6-6 aggregate draw.

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Guardiola says ‘wounded’ Arsenal a BIG threat to Man City – He’s RIGHT!

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Things are in a worse state for Arsenal Football Club right now then they have been in a long time, with Arsene Wenger and all the Arsenal players under pressure and in the spotlight for the recent performances and results, so perhaps this will turn out to be the season when the Gunners finally fail [.

Bellerin’s comments point painfully towards Arsenal-Man City move…

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Arsenal star Hector Bellerin has been quoted in the press with nothing but positive words for Manchester City, their manager Pep Guardiola and assistant coach Mikel Arteta. The full-back has risen to prominence since making the step-up to the Gunners first-team back in 2014, and has even earned a call-up to the Spanish senior side, [.