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Bony returns to Ivory Coast squad

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Abidjan (AFP) – Wilfried Bony has been recalled to the Ivory Coast squad for next week’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Mali.

Bony, who returned to Swansea City last month after a disappointing two years at Manchester City, had not featured for his country since the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon at the start of the year.

Bony returns to Ivory Coast squad

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Abidjan (AFP) – Wilfried Bony has been recalled to the Ivory Coast squad for next week’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Mali.

Bony, who returned to Swansea City last month after a disappointing two years at Manchester City, had not featured for his country since the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon at the start of the year.

Premier League striker on Chelsea's radar for just £15m ahead of deadline day.

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According to various reports and Swansea's move to re-sign Wilfried Bony from Manchester City, Chelsea have once again have an eye on a £15m move for Fernando Llorente ahead of the transfer deadline this Thursday.

It's a report that had previously appeared at the end of last season and seems to have some real substance to it.

Ignored Bony finding Stoke situation ‘painful’

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London (AFP) – Ivory Coast international striker Wilfried Bony says his prolonged omission from the Stoke team is “painful” as he continues to be overlooked for selection by manager Mark Hughes.

The 28-year-old - who has scored just twice in 11 games since his loan move from Manchester City last August - added he had turned down a move to China in January’s transfer window because he wants to prove he has the quality still to succeed.

Ignored Bony finding Stoke situation ‘painful’

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London (AFP) – Ivory Coast international striker Wilfried Bony says his prolonged omission from the Stoke team is “painful” as he continues to be overlooked for selection by manager Mark Hughes.

The 28-year-old - who has scored just twice in 11 games since his loan move from Manchester City last August - added he had turned down a move to China in January’s transfer window because he wants to prove he has the quality still to succeed.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jamie Vardy, Ross Barkley: 11 Premier League Underachievers after 11 Games

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Bony back among the goals in Stoke win

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony ended a 10-month goal drought with a brace against former club Swansea City as Stoke City's revival continued with a 3-1 win in Monday's Premier League clash.

Both goals for the 27-year-old Manchester City loanee were set up by another former Swansea favourite, Joe Allen, with Alfie Mawson also putting through his own net as Stoke claimed a third win on the bounce.

Hammers boss Bilic hints at Wilfried Bony move

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London (AFP) West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has hinted the injury-hit Premier League club could make a move for Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony.

Bilic had been looking for a new forward throughout the close-season, but his need has grown more urgent after injuries to three of his main attacking options.

Hammers boss Bilic hints at Wilfried Bony move

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London (AFP) West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has hinted the injury-hit Premier League club could make a move for Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony.

Bilic had been looking for a new forward throughout the close-season, but his need has grown more urgent after injuries to three of his main attacking options.

English soccer clubs braced for risky January window

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The start of the new year means the opening of the January transfer window and an opportunity for English Premier League clubs to once again flex their financial muscle.

The window opens in England on Saturday and clubs in Europe's richest league are likely to once again be the busiest in the market, but January is rarely the best time to do business.

English soccer clubs braced for risky January window

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The start of the new year means the opening of the January transfer window and an opportunity for English Premier League clubs to once again flex their financial muscle.

The window opens in England on Saturday and clubs in Europe's richest league are likely to once again be the busiest in the market, but January is rarely the best time to do business.

Wilfried Bony is disappointed he didn’t start for Manchester City against Arsenal

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Wilfried Bony has slammed Manuel Pellegrini for failing to start him in Manchester City's defeat at Premier League title rivals Arsenal. Ivory Coast striker Bony had scored three in four games while City's star forward Sergio Aguero was out with a heel injury. But Aguero was back for Monday's clash at the Emirates Stadium and started as City lost 2-1 in a match that could have a significant bearing on the title race.

Wilfried Bony is disappointed he didn’t start for Manchester City against Arsenal

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Wilfried Bony has slammed Manuel Pellegrini for failing to start him in Manchester City's defeat at Premier League title rivals Arsenal. Ivory Coast striker Bony had scored three in four games while City's star forward Sergio Aguero was out with a heel injury. But Aguero was back for Monday's clash at the Emirates Stadium and started as City lost 2-1 in a match that could have a significant bearing on the title race.

Manchester City 4-2 Gladbach: Sterling stellar as City claim Group D [VIDEO]

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Raheem Sterling marked his 21st birthday with a decisive brace as Manchester City secured top spot in Champions League Group D by overpowering in-form Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-2 on Tuesday.

With 10 minutes left City trailed, goals from Julian Korb and Raffael having cancelled out David Silva's 16th-minute opener, but a stunning late surge by the hosts saw Sterling strike twice in two minutes to put City in charge before substitute Wilfried Bony added a fourth.

Manchester City 4-2 Gladbach: Sterling stellar as City claim Group D [VIDEO]

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Raheem Sterling marked his 21st birthday with a decisive brace as Manchester City secured top spot in Champions League Group D by overpowering in-form Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-2 on Tuesday.

With 10 minutes left City trailed, goals from Julian Korb and Raffael having cancelled out David Silva's 16th-minute opener, but a stunning late surge by the hosts saw Sterling strike twice in two minutes to put City in charge before substitute Wilfried Bony added a fourth.

Juventus 1-0 Manchester City: Mandzukic goal gives Juve control of Group E [VIDEO]

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A first-half strike from Mario Mandzukic saw last season's beaten finalists Juventus into the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 1-0 win over injury-hit Manchester City.

City, already qualified following their 3-1 win at Sevilla last time out, traveled to Turin looking to secure top spot in Group D as well as avenge their 2-1 defeat to the Bianconeri at the Etihad Stadium in September.

Juventus 1-0 Manchester City: Mandzukic goal gives Juve control of Group E [VIDEO]

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A first-half strike from Mario Mandzukic saw last season's beaten finalists Juventus into the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 1-0 win over injury-hit Manchester City.

City, already qualified following their 3-1 win at Sevilla last time out, traveled to Turin looking to secure top spot in Group D as well as avenge their 2-1 defeat to the Bianconeri at the Etihad Stadium in September.

Hamstring injury will keep Wilfried Bony out of Ivory Coast’s qualifiers against Liberia

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Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony has been ruled out of Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifying doubleheader against Liberia.

Bony limped off in City's 0-0 Barclays Premier League draw at Aston Villa on Sunday because of a hamstring injury, with Blues boss Manuel Pellegrini saying afterwards he did not think the 26-year-old would be able to play during this international break.

Hamstring injury will keep Wilfried Bony out of Ivory Coast’s qualifiers against Liberia

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Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony has been ruled out of Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifying doubleheader against Liberia.

Bony limped off in City's 0-0 Barclays Premier League draw at Aston Villa on Sunday because of a hamstring injury, with Blues boss Manuel Pellegrini saying afterwards he did not think the 26-year-old would be able to play during this international break.

Manchester City: Kevin De Bruyne the danger man against Manchester United as Belgian makes brilliant start

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Champions League – Man City 1-2 Juventus: The Best Bits (Photos & Highlights)

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Manchester City's Euro-woes look like continuing for another season after the Citizens went down 2-1 at home to Juventus on Tuesday night.

With Sergio Aguero on the bench after recovering from injury, Wilfried Bony started up front for the hosts.

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However, it was £49million man Raheem Sterling who had a great chance early on to open the scoring, only for the former Liverpool star to shoot straight at Gigi Buffon in the Juve goal.

Squad Analysis: Manchester City’s Summer Transfer Window Reviewed

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Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany give Manchester City convincing win

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Manchester City got their Barclays Premier League title bid up and running with a comfortable 3-0 win at West Brom thanks to their old favorites.

The spotlight was on new £49million man Raheem Sterling, but it was David Silva and Yaya Toure who stole the show to help ease City to three points.

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis called for the greater use of technology after defender Gareth McAuley was mistakenly sent off in his side's 3-0 defeat at Manchester City.

McAuley was a victim of mistaken identity when he was shown a red card by referee Neil Swarbrick in the second minute at the Etihad Stadium after Craig Dawson fouled Wilfried Bony.

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis called for the greater use of technology after defender Gareth McAuley was mistakenly sent off in his side's 3-0 defeat at Manchester City.

McAuley was a victim of mistaken identity when he was shown a red card by referee Neil Swarbrick in the second minute at the Etihad Stadium after Craig Dawson fouled Wilfried Bony.

Confirmed team news: Man City vs West Brom, Bony, Lampard and Aguero start

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Manchester City vs Barcelona Tactical Preview: How will the two teams set up?

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Watch Manchester City 5-0 Newcastle United match highlights [VIDEO]

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Manchester City warmed up for Tuesday's visit of Barcelona in style by crushing Newcastle 5-0 on a perfect day for the Barclays Premier League champions.

City led from the second minute as they cut Chelsea's lead at the top of the table to five points by demolishing the Magpies at the Etihad Stadium.

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Manchester City warmed up for Tuesday's visit of Barcelona in style by crushing Newcastle 5-0 on a perfect day for the Barclays Premier League champions.

City led from the second minute as they cut Chelsea's lead at the top of the table to five points by demolishing the Magpies at the Etihad Stadium.

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Swansea’s Transfer Deadline Day Shuffle

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Swansea City was one of the most active Premier League clubs on the final official day of transfers. The Swans waited until the last day to scoop up two big players. Manager Paul Clement will be hoping that these incoming attackers will be able to cycle into the system quickly and replace the players that he offloaded this window.

Lightning Round-Up: Handy List Of All The Premier League Movers And Shakers On Transfer Deadline Day

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That's it. The summer transfer window has closed, with the Premier League racking up an enormous net spend of £665million in the process taking the top-flight's total 25-year outlay past the £1.41billion mark.

Let's see what people got for their money, eh?

Going To Waste: 10 Premier League Exiles In Dire Need Of Deadline Day Moves

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Kane opens account as Spurs smash Stoke

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) Harry Kane grabbed his first goal of the season and South Korea's Son Heung-Min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur romped to an emphatic 4-0 win away at Stoke City on Saturday.

Dele Alli was also on target as the north London club finally kick-started their Premier League title challenge.

Concerns about Brendan Rodgers replacing Garry Monk as Swansea manager

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Swansea City have sacked manager Garry Monk. The decision was made today, just days after the club lost 0-3 at home against Leicester City this past weekend. Under Monk, the club had failed to win in its last 5 matches (the worst form in the Premier League).

For Swansea City supporters, the decision is a tough pill to swallow.

Concerns about Brendan Rodgers replacing Garry Monk as Swansea manager

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Swansea City have sacked manager Garry Monk. The decision was made today, just days after the club lost 0-3 at home against Leicester City this past weekend. Under Monk, the club had failed to win in its last 5 matches (the worst form in the Premier League).

For Swansea City supporters, the decision is a tough pill to swallow.

Swansea will resist attempts from Al Ahli to sign Bafetimbi Gomis

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Swansea will resist any attempts to lure their France striker Bafetimbi Gomis away from the Liberty Stadium.

Wealthy Dubai-based Al Ahli have been linked with a shock move for the 29-year-old Gomis, who scored 10 goals for Swansea after joining from Lyon on a free transfer last summer.

Gomis had an eventful first season at Swansea, spending the first half of the campaign in the shadow of Wilfried Bony when he was outspoken in his criticism about his lack of starting opportunities.

Swansea will resist attempts from Al Ahli to sign Bafetimbi Gomis

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Swansea will resist any attempts to lure their France striker Bafetimbi Gomis away from the Liberty Stadium.

Wealthy Dubai-based Al Ahli have been linked with a shock move for the 29-year-old Gomis, who scored 10 goals for Swansea after joining from Lyon on a free transfer last summer.

Gomis had an eventful first season at Swansea, spending the first half of the campaign in the shadow of Wilfried Bony when he was outspoken in his criticism about his lack of starting opportunities.

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Champions Ivory Coast hit back to hold DR Congo

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Oyem (Gabon) (AFP) Defending champions the Ivory Coast had to come from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo Friday in a lively Africa Cup of Nations clash.

The result in the northern Gabonese town of Oyem kept the vibrant Congolese top of Group C with four points from two matches followed by the Ivorians with two.

Champions Ivory Coast hit back to hold DR Congo

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Oyem (Gabon) (AFP) Defending champions the Ivory Coast had to come from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo Friday in a lively Africa Cup of Nations clash.

The result in the northern Gabonese town of Oyem kept the vibrant Congolese top of Group C with four points from two matches followed by the Ivorians with two.

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On Repeat: Wilfried Bony Sings His Own Song As Part Of Second Swansea Initiation Ritual (Video)

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A fortnight or so after rejoining the club in a £12million deadline day move, Wilfried Bony underwent his second initiation routine at Swansea earlier today.

It doesn't take a wild leap of imagination to guess which song he plumped to perform for his teammates, what with it being the same bloody song that he sings all the bloody time.