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Bitter and Blue Apr 22, 2016

Manchester City vs Stoke City, Premier League Team News: Samir Nasri out, David Silva returns

Manchester City hopes to still be alive in the fight for a top-three finish in this season of the Premier League as the Citizens welcome Stoke City for what promises to be an exciting match. As we inch closer to the giant Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid, coach Manuel Pellegrini could not be happier to see his squad entirely healthy for the first time all season, a huge boost for the Chilean coach in the most important portion of the campaign. The only player missing the Stoke clash is Samir Nasri, who is in the final stages of recovery from a minor muscle problem, but is...
Silva fit ahead of Real Madrid clash - but Nasri misses Manchester City's game against Stoke

Silva fit ahead of Real Madrid clash - but Nasri misses Manchester City's game against Stoke

Spanish midfielder is in Man Citys squad after recovering from a long-standing ankle injury
Bitter and Blue Apr 20, 2016

Newcastle 1-1 Manchester City, 2016 Premier League: 3 Things We Learned

Manchester City were unable to win a fourth straight Premier League game and settled for a disappointing 1-1 draw against Newcastle in a bad football match on Tuesday. Here is a few takeaways from what we saw at St. James' Park. 1. The Chelsea game took its toll The mental and physical demand from Saturday's visit to Stamford Bridge was bound to have an effect on the next game, especially with it being another trip just three days later. Kevin De Bruyne looked fatigued, and without his best football, it was hard to expect anything special from City. Samir Nasri's injury against Chelsea also...
Bitter and Blue Apr 18, 2016

Predicted Lineup: Manchester City visits Newcastle

Kompany and Sterling are back as City visit a hungry group of Magpies OUR WORTHY OPPONENT: Newcastle They had a 'clear the air meeting' in the locker room before playing some damn good football against Swansea this past Saturday (City weren't the only team enjoying a 3-0 win). They are at home, they are in a relegation fight and unlike what we saw against Chelsea, this will be an opponent that won't be raising the white flag before the final whistle. CITY INJURIES: Samir Nasri, David Silva, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna are not making the trip to St. James Park. However, as noted in the...
Bitter and Blue Apr 18, 2016

Newcastle vs Manchester City, Team News: David Silva and Samir Nasri out, Kompany and Sterling return

Manchester City hope to continue their great form in the Premier League when they face relegation candidates Newcastle on the road. The Citizens will miss their magician again, but will have two important returns. City boss Manuel Pellegrini ruled out four players on his pre-game press conference on Monday: David Silva, Bacary Sagna, Gael Clichy and Samir Nasri all miss Tuesday's match at St. James' Park with injuries. Silva was expected back as he tries to deal with an ankle injury until the end of the season, but he wasn't fit enough to face the Magpies. Nasri's injury is a sad one since...
The Guardian Apr 18, 2016

Vincent Kompany and Raheem Sterling back in Manchester City’s squad

• Manuel Pellegrini’s side visit Newcastle United• David Silva and Samir Nasri both missingVincent Kompany and Raheem Sterling are back in Manchester City’s squad for Tuesday night’s trip to Newcastle United following injuries.Kompany has not played since suffering a knee problem in the goalless draw with Dynamo Kyiv on 15 March, having to leave the Champions League second leg after seven minutes.
Man City injuries: Nasri and Silva ruled out of Newcastle clash but Kompany and Sterling to return

Man City injuries: Nasri and Silva ruled out of Newcastle clash but Kompany and Sterling to return

Manchester City head to Newcastle on Tuesday looking to further cement their top four position in the Premier League.
Bitter and Blue Apr 17, 2016

Sergio Agüero on hat-trick against Chelsea: 'Very happy, but the victory is more important'

Sergio Agüero had a sensational performance in Manchester City's giant 3-0 win against Chelsea on Saturday. The Argentinean took over the game, scoring all three goals and getting his first ever victory at Stamford Bridge as a Citizen. Speaking after the match, Agüero was clearly satisfied with his performance, but remained focused on helping the team and achieving the objectives for the end of the season. He also praised Kevin De Bruyne and Samir Nasri, who assisted two of Sergio's goals. And as he inches closer to his one-hundredth Premier League score, El Kun hopes to get it as soon as...
Why Man City's in-form Samir Nasri WON'T face PSG in the Champions League

Why Man City's in-form Samir Nasri WON'T face PSG in the Champions League

The Man City midfielder is disappointed not be involved - but Manuel Pellegrini explains why.
Man City v PSG: Nasri warns that French champions will be stronger at the Etihad

Man City v PSG: Nasri warns that French champions will be stronger at the Etihad

Samir Nasri says Manchester City must not repeat the mistakes they made against Dynamo Kiev in the last round of Champions League.
The Guardian Apr 10, 2016

Samir Nasri: I am the type of player Pep Guardiola wants at Manchester City

• Samir Nasri shines on Manchester City comeback against West Bromwich• Frenchman says he has regained hunger after six tough months outThirteen months after Samir Nasri’s previous Premier League start he ended as game-winner, standout performer and with a message for Pep Guardiola that, if wanted, Manchester City’s incoming coach is a “lucky man” to have a player ravenous to prove his worth.Before the thigh injury that had ruled out Nasri since the 5-1 win against Bournemouth on 17 October, the Frenchman had faded from the first-team picture. He was again a replacement that day...
Pep Guardiola's Man City team will be perfect fit for me, says Samir Nasri

Pep Guardiola's Man City team will be perfect fit for me, says Samir Nasri

The Manchester City midfielder wants to stay and aims to show Pep Guardiola what he can do in the final six league games.
Demichelis on Man City standby as Otamendi adds to injury doubts ahead of PSG

Demichelis on Man City standby as Otamendi adds to injury doubts ahead of PSG

Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi limped away from the stadium after helping Man City beat West Brom at the weekend.
Norwich Evening News Apr 10, 2016

Gary O’Neil confident Norwich City will respond to their Crystal Palace blow

In terms of focusing on themselves, the pain of Saturday’s defeat was written on everyone’s face – sharpened by Sunderland’s chance to capitalise 24 hours later.
Man City have missed Nasri, Aguero spot on and more talking points from West Brom win

Man City have missed Nasri, Aguero spot on and more talking points from West Brom win

Manchester City could take plenty of positives from their 2-1 win over West Brom ahead of the return leg against PSG in the Champions League on Tuesday.

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