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Liverpool news: Steven Gerrard makes SENSATIONAL Luis Suarez claim

Suarez became a fan-favourite during his short stint at Anfield after nearly leading Liverpool to their first Premier League title in 2014. He scored 31 goals while being flanked by Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling who combined for 65 goals between the three of them. Overall, the Uruguay international netted 82 times in 133 games for the Reds in an attack that struck fear into rival defences. But Liverpool now have a brand new attacking line-up that is wreaking havoc this season. Philippe Coutinho may have left, but Roberto Firmino,…

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Basel 0 – Manchester City 4: Ilkay Gundogan brace inspires Champions League thumping

But Pep Guardiola’s team will be the first to acknowledge they will have to overcome far stiffer challenges than outclassed Basel if they are to lift the trophy for the first time.  “It’s over 180 minutes but we are almost there,” said Guardiola. “I’m not saying it’s done because in football anything can happen but it’s an amazing result. “We could have been 2-0 down but then we were 2-0 up. We we were so clinical. I’m delighted with the performance. We maintained the level, we fought well, we created…

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Man City 5 – Leicester 1: Sergio Aguero nets four against Foxes in Etihad rout

For the first time, Raheem Sterling scored his 20th goal of the season. For the first time at the Etihad, Sergio Aguero scored in a seventh consecutive home game en route to netting four.  For the first time for City, Kevin de Bruyne got a trio of assists. It all explains why Pep Guardiola’s side are cruising to the title.  It shows why they hardly needed Riyad Mahrez, the signing who eluded them on transfer deadline day. The Algerian returned to the Leicester ranks as a substitute, but he was…

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Manchester City vs Leicester LIVE updates: Latest Premier League score, news and goals

Manchester City vs Leicester LIVE updates: Express Sport brings you the latest Premier League action from the Etihad Stadium 23: No real chances to speak of here. City are still in control as Leicester continue to give the ball away and drift through the game. Aguero receives the ball from Fernandinho but delays before being caught in possession. 20: I’m not convinced Leicester have the fight for this today. They’re usually up for these occasions but it’s a little bit flat from the visitors. 17: Sterling looks to add a second…

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Man City star Raheem Sterling makes stunning confession about his goalscoring record

The England winger contrived arguably the worst miss of the Premier League season when he sent a simple tap-in wide of an open goal from two yards out in Manchester City’s 1-1 draw at Burnley – just days after he had squandered an easy opportunity against West Brom. The England winger threw himself to the ground at Turf Moor in agonised disbelief at the miss and was hauled off by Pep Guardiola moments later. Sterling says he is trying to match the clinical efficiency of City’s record goalscorer Sergio Aguero.…

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Crystal Palace 1-1 Newcastle LIVE updates: Premier League latest score

REUTERS Crystal Palace vs Newcastle LIVE Latest Premier League news from Selhurst Park Crystal Palace 1-1 Newcastle LIVE updates: Express Sport brings you the latest Premier League news from Selhurst Park 81: Substitution for Newcastle. Mikel Merino – who scored the winner when the sides last met – is on in place of Ayoze Perez. I would have taken Dwight Gayle off myself. He’s done absolutely nothing today. REUTERS Crystal Palace vs Newcastle LIVE Latest Premier League news from Selhurst Park 80: We’re in to the final 10 minutes. Where’s this…

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Man City star Bernardo Silva hits out at referees: They have to protect players more

The Portugal international believes the runaway Premier League leaders are being targeted by opponents and are not receiving enough protection from officials who should be handing out more red cards. Matt Phillips escaped with only a yellow card for an X-rated thigh-high challenge on youngster Brahim Diaz late in City’s 3-0 wib over West Brom last night. It was the latest in a series of brutal challenges on City players this season and came just four days after Cardiff’s Joe Bennett was only cautioned for a reckless tackle on Leroy…

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Manchester City ready to swoop for Leicester star Riyad Mahrez after Leroy Sane injury

After learning of City’s interest, Mahrez immediately handed in a written transfer request to Leicester and did not travel with the Foxes for their game against Everton tonight (Wed). Leicester insist the Algerian winger is not for sale and their Thai owners are under no pressure to sell. It is understood their valuation of Mahrez is about £90m after seeing Philippe Coutinho sold for £142m and Virgil van Dijk for £75m in the current transfer window. City have bid about £50m. It is the second time Mahrez – who was…

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Bristol City 0-0 Man City LIVE updates: Latest Carabao Cup semi-final score, goals & news

REUTERS Bristol City vs Man City LIVE: Latest Carabao Cup semi-final second leg score, news and updates Bristol City 0-0 Man City LIVE updates: Express Sport brings you the latest Carabao Cup semi-final score, news and highlights 36: Bit of a lull going on at Ashton Gate. Manchester City don’t really look like scoring, but they don’t look like conceding either. A goalless draw would be good enough for the Premier League leaders tonight. 33: Quite a few Everton fans on Twitter are discussing whether or not they should sign…

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Man City vs Newcastle LIVE updates: Latest Premier League score, news and highlights

REUTERS Manchester City vs Newcastle LIVE updates: Latest Premier League scores Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle LIVE updates: Latest Premier League scores, news and highlights from the Etihad Stadium 91: Newcastle have left it until the 91st minute to let the handbrake off. Dwight Gayle has the chance to add a second to Newcastle’s tally but he’s headed Shelvey’s cross over. THREE MINUTES ADDED TIME REUTERS Manchester City vs Newcastle LIVE updates: Latest Premier League scores REUTERS Manchester City vs Newcastle LIVE updates: Latest Premier League scores 89: Sergio Aguero has…

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