Robin van Persie: I’m So Thankful I Met Wenger

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie believes Arsene Wenger is the reason behind his current goalscoring form. Van Persie has scored 11 goals in 11 Premier League games this season to help the Gunners recover from a woeful start to the season. Currently leading the likes of Edin Dzeko, Wayne Rooney and Sergio Aguero as the Premier League’s top scorer, Van Persie is quick to offer his thanks to Wenger, who…

November 17, 2011

Sergio Aguero Denies Mocking Villarreal Players

Sergio Aguero has dismissed claims that he mocked Villarreal players in the tunnel after scoring his last-minute winner for Manchester City. Aguero poked home in the 93rd minute on Tuesday night to give his side a 2-1 Champions League victory at the Etihad Stadium and put them back in contention to qualify from Group A. However, Villarreal vice-president Jose Manuel Llaneza said Aguero taunted his players after the final whistle…

October 19, 2011

Mancini Unsure Over Tevez Future

Roberto Mancini has claimed he “doesn’t know” whether Carlos Tevez will play for Manchester City again. Journalists attending Mancini’s pre-planned briefing ahead of Saturday’s Premier League encounter with Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium were informed the subject of Tevez’s present disciplinary case was off limits. However, the Blues boss was still asked whether Tevez had a future with the club. “I don’t know,” said Mancini. Earlier, a City official…

October 14, 2011

Roberto Mancini Expects Manchester City Improvement

Roberto Mancini expects Manchester City to improve after their Champions League debut ended in a frustrating draw against Napoli. City needed a 74th-minute free-kick from left-back Aleksandar Kolarov to secure a share of the spoils in their much-anticipated Group A opener at the Etihad Stadium in response to Edinson Cavani’s effort from a classic breakaway move in the 69th minute. City did squander numerous chances, hitting the woodwork through Yaya…

September 15, 2011

Tevez’s Adviser Says Striker Could Settle At Manchester City

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is “happy at the club” and may even stay at Eastlands long term, according to his representative Kia Joorabchian. Tevez, 27, spent most of the summer angling for a move away from City, but a proposed £40 million-move to Corinthians fell through and Inter Milan’s advances were rejected. And with the transfer window slamming shut on Wednesday, Tevez’s temporary future will be with Roberto Mancini’s…

September 1, 2011

Premier League Preview: Tottenham v Manchester City

Table-toppers Manchester City visit Tottenham aiming to maintain their perfect start to the English Premier League season. Roberto Mancini’s men have shown they are a serious threat to United with consecutive wins, netting seven times in two games. City’s attacking play has been exceptional with new signing Sergio Aguero, in-form forward Edin Dzeko and playmaker David Silva all scoring twice in as many outings. Silva has been the centre of…

August 26, 2011