Pep Guardiola calls Man City star Kevin De Bruyne best midfielder in world… but what do the stats REALLY say?

KEVIN DE BRUYNE produced a midfield masterclass at the Etihad on Thursday night as City trounced newly-crowned champions Liverpool. While the Reds were understandably not at the races after a week of partying, the Belgian was ruthless in punishing their somewhat groggy performance. De Bruyne, 29, had commentator Gary Neville

Pep Guardiola fears sack if Man City are knocked out of Champions League by Real Madrid – The Sun

PEP GUARDIOLA believes Manchester City could sack him if they lose to Real Madrid in the Champions League. The Spaniard has led to Cityzens to back-to-back Premier League titles plus a domestic treble last season. However this season his side have been way off the pace compared to Liverpool and

Pep Guardiola backs Mikel Arteta to succeed at Arsenal after landing ‘dream’ job – The Sun

PEP GUARDIOLA has backed Mikel Arteta to do a "great job" as Arsenal's new manager. The Spaniard, 37, has returned to north London to take charge of the Gunners after working as Guardiola's assistant since 2016. Guardiola, 48, revealed that Arteta has parted ways with Manchester City to pursue his

Pep Guardiola says Man City’s incredible standards have helped Liverpool get where they are – The Sun

PEP GUARDIOLA has a nose for these things. That is why he can tell how Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool players will be feeling right now as they bid to take the title away from Manchester City. Guardiola’s back-to-back Prem champs have set new standards by amassing 100 and then

Pep Guardiola claims Aston Villa star Jack Grealish is ‘too expensive’ for Man City to buy – The Sun

PEP GUARDIOLA has surprisingly claimed that Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish is "too expensive" for Manchester City to buy. The Etihad chief was lavishing praise on the England star following his side's 3-0 win over Dean Smith's team. The 24-year-old was Villa's standout player last season as he played a

Pep Guardiola reveals he had bust-up on Man City touchline with Sergio Aguero over Lucas Moura’s goal for Spurs – The Sun

PEP GUARDIOLA admitted he did have a touchline bust-up with Sergio Aguero moments after Tottenham's equaliser. The Spaniard hooked the Argentine striker off for Gabriel Jesus 10 minutes after Lucas Moura headed home from a corner with his first touch. It sparked a public confrontation when Aguero appeared to make

9.30am transfer news LIVE: Pepe wanted by Everton, West Ham eye Belotti and Haller, Man Utd target Eriksen – The Sun

With a number of big-money moves set to be completed in the coming weeks, teams here and abroad are making their moves ahead of the new season. Get all the latest transfer gossip and news here… Joe Brophy2 minutes agoJuly 11, 2019 DONE DEAL: Aston Villa have announced the signing