Guardian writers’ predicted position: 2nd (NB: this is not necessarily Jamie Jackson’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)
Last season’s position: 2nd
Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker): 8-11
Pep Guardiola has now failed four times to take City beyond the Champions League quarter-final stages. That record will be the
It may seem only five minutes ago that Jordan Henderson lifted the Premier League trophy in an empty Anfield, but it’s only a fortnight before the new season kicks off on 12 September and kit manufactures have wasted no time designing egregiously priced holes in punters’ pockets. Still, new kits
French media and fans celebrated Lyon’s surprise win over Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals, with L’Équipe praising Houssem Aouar and Le Monde concentrating on Rudi Garcia’s tactical victory over Pep Guardiola.
L’Équipe led with the simple headline of “Fabulous!” on its front page while labelling Maxwel Cornet as “Mad
Leroy Sané smiles and admits it was a dilemma, something that needed careful consideration. The 24-year-old’s transfer from Manchester City to Bayern Munich was close to being finalised but would he join at the start of July or stick around for a tilt at the Champions League?
Leroy Sané completes move
If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine. If there was ever any doubt that Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed was playing this game to win, such thoughts will have been erased for good by the success of Manchester City’s stunning, potentially transformative appeal
Raheem Sterling has released a powerful video with a host of stellar football names on the eve of the Premier League restart to call for change in the way that black people are treated and represented in the game and wider society.
The theme of the 75-second clip, which went out
If you stand still, you fall behind. It is one of the truest maxims in professional sport and why cycles of success are fluid, moving from one team to another. Such change can often happen over a period of years rather than months, but in the Premier League right now,
Trent Alexander-Arnold speaks about the Black Lives Matter movement and explains why he believes change can happen. Dele Alli speaks about racial inequality following the death of George Floyd and calls on society to change. DeAndre Yedlin shares a message from his grandfather, saying he'd fear for
Welcome to ESPN's Insider Notebook, featuring contributions from our reporters across the top leagues around the world.
In this edition, Manchester United are linked with a slippery customer in midfield. PLUS: The Champions League final could be on the move.
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2 Steve Nicol and Alejandro Moreno discuss if Timo Werner would slot right into the attack if he joined Liverpool Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United and Man City vs. Arsenal will be the first games back as Prem returns. The Premier League is considering staging up to six fixtures