Patrick Vieira becomes Nice boss after quitting New York City FC

Patrick Vieira becomes Nice boss after quitting New York City FC

The former French international succeeds Lucien Favre, who left to manage Borussia Dortmund. Vieira, 41, has been in charge of the MLS franchise since 2016, having led Manchester City reserves following his retirement from playing. The former Arsenal man said his goodbyes…

Patrick Vieira becomes Nice boss after quitting New York City FC

Patrick Vieira becomes Nice boss after quitting New York City FC

The former French international succeeds Lucien Favre, who left to manage Borussia Dortmund. Vieira, 41, has been in charge of the MLS franchise since 2016, having led Manchester City reserves following his retirement from playing. The former Arsenal man said his goodbyes…

Leroy Sane breaks silence after Germany World Cup squad axe… with a joke at Man City pal Kyle Walker's expense

Leroy Sane breaks silence after Germany World Cup squad axe… with a joke at Man City pal Kyle Walker's expense

The flying winger, 22, was sensationally left out of Joachim Low's 23-man group for this summer's tournament in Russia. But it would seem he's willing to see the funny side after poking fun at Walker. Sane revealed the England full-back is "lucky"…

Pep Guardiola given Champions League touchline ban as Liverpool escape with fine after fans smash up Man City bus

Pep Guardiola given Champions League touchline ban as Liverpool escape with fine after fans smash up Man City bus

But the Merseysiders have escaped with little more than a slapped wrist for their fan behaviour at three games in last season’s competition. Guardiola blew his stack at Spanish whistler Antonio Mateu Lahoz after Leroy Sane’s “goal” just before half-time in the…

Neymar drops Manchester City transfer hint as Premier League rivals tremble at thought of Paris Saint-Germain star playing under Pep Guardiola

Neymar drops Manchester City transfer hint as Premier League rivals tremble at thought of Paris Saint-Germain star playing under Pep Guardiola

The dust has barely settled on the record-breaking 100-point, double-winning season at the Etihad. Yet already they have one of the biggest superstars of the world game fluttering his eyelashes at them. Brazil hero Neymar is looking for a way out of…

Jerome Boateng puts Manchester United and Manchester City on alert by admitting he could leave Bayern Munich this summer

Jerome Boateng puts Manchester United and Manchester City on alert by admitting he could leave Bayern Munich this summer

SunSport exclusively revealed the Premier League duo are tracking Boateng this summer, with the 29-year-old valued at £50million by his club. He left champions City for Bayern seven years ago and has gone on to become one of Europe’s leading centre-backs. However,…

Rio Ferdinand says Manchester United have the attacking talent to compete with Man City, but Jose Mourinho is holding them back

Rio Ferdinand says Manchester United have the attacking talent to compete with Man City, but Jose Mourinho is holding them back

Etihad chief Pep Guardiola led his players to a 19-point gap over United, with stars such as Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero firing them to a Premier League and Carabao Cup double. Red Devils legend Ferdinand, 39, acknowledges his former…

Premier League weekend round-up: Manchester City smash records, Harry Kane keeps scoring, Jonjo Shelvey and Fabian Delph make their World Cup points and Arsene Wenger is finally out

Premier League weekend round-up: Manchester City smash records, Harry Kane keeps scoring, Jonjo Shelvey and Fabian Delph make their World Cup points and Arsene Wenger is finally out

The 2017-2018 season is finally over and while the title race has been over for months, we have at least managed to get rid of two of the sides that never really brought anything much to the Premier League party anyway. Every…

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini to be named Italy manager as 'agreement is reached' with Zenit St Petersburg

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini to be named Italy manager as 'agreement is reached' with Zenit St Petersburg

The former Manchester City boss had emerged as the frontrunner after Carlo Ancelotti allegedly turned the job down. Mancini, 53, quickly agreed terms on a deal to replace Gian Piero Ventura. And Gazzetta dello Sport report the final hurdle of striking a…

Shakhtar Donetsk captain Darijo Srna admits Fred is signing for a Manchester club but refuses to say which one

Shakhtar Donetsk captain Darijo Srna admits Fred is signing for a Manchester club but refuses to say which one

Both United and City are locked in a two-way battle for the powerful 25-year-old midfielder. Jose Mourinho is desperate to bolster his midfield with Michael Carrick retiring and Marouane Fellaini refusing to sign a new contract. Meanwhile noisy neighbours and Premier League…

Manchester United and Man City in secret talks with several top clubs over new multi-billion Fifa world club championship

Manchester United and Man City in secret talks with several top clubs over new multi-billion Fifa world club championship

It is believed seven major clubs, including the two Manchester sides, have held secret meetings with Fifa chiefs. According to the New York Times, a meeting took place on Wednesday over plans to form a brand new competition, code-named "Project Trophy". Juventus,…

Pep Guardiola showed players a video about immigrants and caused stars to cry, while he slapped one club journalist – affectionately – and new signings are made to feel part of a family

Pep Guardiola showed players a video about immigrants and caused stars to cry, while he slapped one club journalist – affectionately – and new signings are made to feel part of a family

After the Catalan's second season in Lancashire, he has finally delivered his stunning vision of a football team at the peak of their powers, as they clinched the title at a record-breaking canter. And the tales of his wisdom and genius get…

Manchester City will be best team in Premier League history if they beat Huddersfield, claims Pep Guardiola

Manchester City will be best team in Premier League history if they beat Huddersfield, claims Pep Guardiola

City, who get the trophy at the Etihad, will overtake Chelsea’s record 95 point haul from 2005 if they beat the Terriers. Arsenal’s 2004 Invincibles, Chelsea’s 05 side and Sir Alex Ferguson’s treble-winners in 1999 are regarded as the best in the…

Liverpool vs Roma: Aleksandar Kolarov no fan of Reds as he had Tony Hibbert's Everton shirt hanging up in Man City locker

Liverpool vs Roma: Aleksandar Kolarov no fan of Reds as he had Tony Hibbert's Everton shirt hanging up in Man City locker

The former Manchester City star could have been making an emotional return to the Etihad for tonight’s semi-final first leg. But Jurgen Klopp’s troops spoiled that fairytale by pulling off a shock quarter-final win against Pep Guardiola’s men. And that means Roma…

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola drops huge hint that he could commit long-term future to the Premier League champions

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola drops huge hint that he could commit long-term future to the Premier League champions

The Eithad chief will be heading into the final year of his existing contract after this summer. He plans to hold talks with chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak, chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain in the close season. And…

Manchester United star Nemanja Matic insists team-mate Paul Pogba needs to 'take more responsibility' for Jose Mourinho's side

Manchester United star Nemanja Matic insists team-mate Paul Pogba needs to 'take more responsibility' for Jose Mourinho's side

Manchester United’s £89million star Pogba is set to start the FA Cup semi-final against Spurs at Wembley on Saturday. And team-mate Matic wants to see the sort of class that turned the Manchester derby on its head a fortnight ago. Matic said:…