2018 Season

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2018 Schedule
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1dJonathan Smith, Manchester City correspondent

Stones to cut short holiday to help Man City

City's World Cup players have been given at least four weeks off, which could leave their squad light come the season's opener against Arsenal.

Inside Riyad Mahrez's first day - Via Man City (10:05)
Napoli Chairman: Jorginho will join Chelsea (0:56)
Mahrez: Signing for Man City is a big step for me (0:32)
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6dLiam Twomey, Chelsea correspondent

Chelsea, not City, near deal with Jorginho - chief

Chelsea are close to completing a deal to appoint Maurizio Sarri as their new coach and sign Jorginho, Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis said.

Is Riyad Mahrez a guaranteed starter at Manchester City? (3:21)
What Mahrez will bring to Manchester City (1:29)
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7dAndrew Oryada

CAF orders MRI scans to prevent age cheating

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has directed member nations to carry out magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests on their teen players.

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8dJonathan Smith, Manchester City correspondent

Hart returns to City, seeking transfer - sources

City boss Pep Guardiola returned to the Etihad Academy without the vast majority of his senior players due to their World Cup commitments.

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11dJonathan Smith, Manchester City correspondent

City's Zinchenko, Gunn could be sold - sources

A number of fringe players will return to first-team training with doubts over their future.

Stones: I wouldn't be at World Cup without Pep's help (1:04)
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15dAndrew Oryada

Eboue: Guardiola was 'killing' Toure's career

Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue is happy to see countryman Yaya Toure leave Man City, saying Pep Guardiola was 'killing' Toure's career.

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19dJonathan Smith

City won't loan young stars to Leeds - sources

ESPN FC has been told that there has been no talks between the two clubs with City already having established links across Europe.

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19dGlenn Price

Liverpool sign Gerrard's cousin - source

The 17-year-old has signed a three-year professional contract, with Liverpool reported to be paying Man City around £200,000 in compensation.

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20dESPN

Transfer Talk: Pep to help Bielsa with loans?

Pep Guardiola has made his admiration and respect for Marcelo Bielsa well-known and wants to help him out at Leeds. Transfer Talk has the latest.