Sergio Aguero’s abrupt retirement, aged 33, is upsetting but tinged with relief

Kun Aguero of FC Barcelona announces his retirement from football due to a heart condition during a press conference at Nou Camp on December 15, 2021...

Less than six months into his Catalan adventure, Manchester City’s all-time top goalscorer wept during the announcement as he explained what we’ve known for a few weeks now: having to retire prematurely with a heart condition. But as we reflect on his greatest moments and angrily wonder what could’ve been, I’m relieved he’s okay at a time where nothing is certain. Continue reading

Tottenham’s City triumph felt inevitable, even as Harry Kane saga rumbles on

Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur is congratulated by team mates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between...

Tottenham players had their backs to the wall, the world watching intently as their talisman was absent against the team he wants to join… but still found a way to start the new Premier League season with a 1-0 win over Pep Guardiola’s men on Sunday. Surprised? Not quite. Continue reading

After Sunday’s abrupt address, Sergio Aguero’s long City goodbye begins

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester City and Borussia...

Turning 33 this summer with a statue on the way in his honour, Sergio Aguero will end a decade-long association with Premier League leaders Manchester City at the end of this current campaign, after they failed to agree terms on a new contract extension beyond June 30. Despite his disruptive troubles with injury, the Citizens’ record goalscorer is rightly in high demand.
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Tottenham vs Manchester City Preview: Pivotal clash awaits both this weekend

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City Preview, Team News and Predicted  Line-ups | Sportslens.com

Nine months after Tottenham’s fiery 2-0 win over Manchester City, courtesy of second-half strikes from Heung-Min Son and January signing Steven Bergwijn, the pair clash in north London once again this weekend. It’s still early days in this Premier League campaign, but will it be repeat, revenge or a frustrating draw between two title contenders with a point to prove? Continue reading

Manchester City vs Arsenal Preview: Citizens target statement win at Arteta’s expense

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Arsenal face an unpredictable trip to Manchester this weekend, when they’ll be greeted by a motivated but injury-ridden Manchester City side on Saturday evening. Pep Guardiola’s men have had a fortnight to stew over their frenetic 1-1 away draw against Leeds – two more dropped points – and target an emphatic response in tomorrow’s televised evening clash. Continue reading