Edin Dzeko All Set to Leave Manchester City

Edin Dzeko All Set to Leave Manchester City

Manuel Pellegrini is intent on clearing out Manchester City and recreate it into a club with a majority of players closer to home. The latest player to leave City is Edin Dzeko. The player is all set to make a name for himself at Rome as he has signed on for AS Roma. Dzeko, who signed from Wolfsburg for £27m in January 2011, will fly and undergo a medical test before joining the club, who have qualified for the Champions …
Manchester City v Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester City v Hull City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester City play host to Steve Bruce’s Hull City side at the Etihad on Saturday afternoon. The match will a side with true title ambitons face off against a side 2 points from the foot of a table with a real uphill battle in front of them to avoid relegation. The two sides surprisingly enter the fixture with little difference in form, but body language and approach to recent performances says a lot and the home side will head into …
Manchester City v Middlesbrough - FA Cup 4th Round Preview

Manchester City v Middlesbrough - FA Cup 4th Round Preview

Manchester City will return from their warm weather training in Dubai that culminated into a friendly win against German club Hamburg SV, on Friday to resume their FA Cup campaign at home to Championship side Middlesbrough. After a disappointing defeat to Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium, undone by a few ordinary performances from the hosts and an extraordinarily resilient showing by the visitors, the reigning Champions found themselves 5 points below pacesetters Chelsea on the league table. A victory though …
Argentina v Bosnia & Herzegovina Preview | World Cup 2014

Argentina v Bosnia & Herzegovina Preview | World Cup 2014

Argentina will kick off their World Cup campaign in earnest on Sunday night when they take on the tournament debutants, Bosnia & Herzegovina in Rio de Janeiro. Alejandro Sabella’s side will be looking to start the group stage with a win and move one step closer to the knockout phase. However, Bosnia & Herzegovina will certainly not make it easy for them despite their lowly status in the tournament. Players such as Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko have experience of …
Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

The victims of the Hillsborough tragedy will be remembered over the weekend by all teams in the Football league, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the disaster. All matches will kick off seven minutes later than usual, followed by a minute’s silence in memory of the victims. Liverpool also take part in what is their biggest game of the season so far with a huge clash at home to Man City, a game which could have huge implications on where the …
Who Are The Top Goal Scoring Threats in the EPL? Stats Comparison

Who Are The Top Goal Scoring Threats in the EPL? Stats Comparison

Spoiler alert! Luis Suarez is a terrific goal scorer. No mystery here. So what else is new? So, you think you’ve got it nailed down? You know who the other truly great goal scoring threats in the EPL are? Don’t be so sure, because the EPLIndex database of Opta statistics is going to shock you! No Easy Goals: PKs and Set Play Specialists Go Home! The top ten or eleven goals scorers—those players that have scored at least ten open-play …
Navas and Negredo - Different Beginnings

Navas and Negredo - Different Beginnings

Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas both joined Manchester City in the summer from Sevilla with different reactions from fans.  Navas early summer buy was heralded as a real coup, a player who could offer genuine width. During Mancini’s tenure in charge, City had often played with inverted wingers with no real wide option available. The signing of Navas was seen as catalyst for change at City. Later on in the window, City secured the signing of Alvaro Negredo. Not the …
Borussia Dortmund interest in Dzeko is genuine | Dzeko stats

Borussia Dortmund interest in Dzeko is genuine | Dzeko stats

Three weeks after confirming that Robert Lewandowski will not be signing a new contract for the club, Borussia Dortmund have similarly confirm their interest in Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko. It was general manager Michael Zorc that confirmed this interest in the Bosnian. Speaking to Sport-Bild weekly, he said: [quote]There should be little doubt about Edin Dzeko being a top-class striker. He is a great forward and a player one should be keen on.[/quote] He stopped short of saying a …
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