Saturday, 24 February, 2018

Sergio Aguero hits four as Manchester City triumph over Leicester City

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Rita Gibson | 11 February, 2018, 16:08

Manchester City moved 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 5-1 win over Leicester City on Saturday night.

Aguero was rightly handed the match ball, but De Bruyne was quick to have some fun with his City team-mate.

Despite a second transfer request from the player in eight months, Leicester reportedly held out for a deal worth £80 million ($111 million, 90 million euros), with even City's cash-rich Abu Dhabi owners unwilling to go beyond £60 million.

"Riyad is a magnificent player".

Mahrez, 26, has not featured in two matches or training, since the move he wanted to City fell through due to Leicester's demands on Jan 31, transfer deadline day.

Manchester United will have the opportunity to cut the deficit on their rivals once again when they travel to Newcastle United on Sunday (kick-off 14:15 GMT). An agile, skillful, creative, wily left-footed player who nearly reminds one of.a certain Mahrez.

UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea
On Saturday, Kim Yo Jong and other North Korean delegates will have lunch with Moon at the presidential Blue House. Other demonstrators anxious the show of unity between the two nations threatened South Korea's democracy.

The Algerian global was the subject of a deadline day £60m bid by the Premier League leaders, but the Foxes rejected the offer leaving Mahrez distraught. "Every time we dropped points this season, the next game we won, which is so, so important". After all, no side has a better record at beating City on their own patch in the Premier League than the Foxes: a remarkable four times out of six, as Opta tell us.

Manchester City are still without a left-back as Benjamin Mendy has been nursing an injury for quite a while now. The coach does not find a way to solve the conflict between the player and the club and ends up losing his most important player in the squad, which resulted in his team's defeat in both games.

"I hope he can get his right and come back with us and work hard".

City's players returned to training on Wednesday, having been given three days off by Guardiola after the Burnley game. Which is hugely impressive considering Henry also scored 24 goals that season as well. Guardiola said he had not done so because the Under-23 team had a game on the Friday evening against Swansea.

"There is still a lot to play, I don't know what is going to happen". Keeping that consistency is so important for us.

But Guardiola will not get carried away yet, adamant they will only be admired in future if they win the titles they deserve.

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