Aguero returns for City's Spurs showdown
Sergio Aguero was fit to take his place in Manchester City's starting line-up for their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Tottenham on Tuesday. Aguero had missed City's last two matches against Cardiff and Brighton after suffering a muscle injury during their Premier League win at Fulham on March 30. But the Argentine striker, City's…
African players in Europe: Mixed fortunes for stars
The last three African Player of the Year award winners experienced mixed fortunes in the English Premier League at the weekend.
City back on top of Premier League as United win
Manchester City moved back to the top of the Premier League but lost Kevin de Bruyne to injury in a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. De Bruyne has been plagued by injury this season and concerns would have been heightened when he pulled up shortly before half-time under no pressure. His replacement…
Mahrez lifts Man City back to Premier League summit
Manchester City struck the latest blow in the Premier League title race as they moved above Liverpool to the top of the table after Riyad Mahrez secured a 1-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday. City climbed two points clear of Liverpool, increasing the pressure on their title rivals before Jurgen Klopp's side face Everton in…
Guardiola urges Mahrez to step up as City chase quadruple
Pep Guardiola has challenged Riyad Mahrez to play a key role in Manchester City's quadruple bid as the club's record signing struggles to live up to his £60 million ($79 million) price tag.
Ogu blasts Ighalo, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi’s omission from CAF best XI
Super Eagles’ midfielder, John Ogu has criticized the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) for omitting Nigeria’s trio of Odion Ighalo, William Troost-Ekong and Wilfred Ndidi from 2018 Africa XI list. On Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, CAF named Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kalidou Koulibaly, Thomas Partey, Naby Keita, Riyad Mahrez, Serge Aurier, Eric Bailly,…
African players in Europe: Salah back on goal trail
Reigning African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail at the weekend, scoring the English Premier League winner for Liverpool at Huddersfield.
Mahrez given all-clear after ankle knock during Man City friendly
Manchester City's record signing Riyad Mahrez could play in Sunday's Community Shield against Chelsea after a scan showed he had suffered no significant damage to his left ankle in a friendly with Bayern Munich.
Manchester City sign Mahrez
Manchester City have completed the signing of Riyad Mahrez from Leicester. The Premier League champions have broken their club record to sign the 27-year-old winger from Leicester City for £60m. The Algerian winger joins the Premier League champions on a five-year deal after the two sides reached an agreement. He will wear number 26 shirt. “I am…