From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL
One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges.
Man City thrashes 3rd-tier Burton 9-0 in cup semifinal
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Gabriel Jesus scored four goals in Manchester City's 9-0 win over third-tier Burton Albion on Wednesday in the first leg of an English League Cup semifinal that proved even more of a mismatch than anticipated.
Kevin De Bruyne, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker and Riyad Mahrez also scored at Etihad Stadium for a result that virtually renders the second leg meaningless in two weeks.
Man City beats Brighton ahead of next Champions League test
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City began an important week with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Goals from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero earned City the three points in a game where it had 80 percent possession and 28 shots to Brighton's four at the Etihad Stadium.
Man City signs young Brazilian to continue recruitment drive
Manchester City signed one of Brazil's most highly rated forwards on Wednesday to continue the club's recruitment drive under new coach Pep Guardiola this offseason.
Gabriel Jesus, who is the top scorer in the Brazilian league with Palmeiras and a member of Brazil's Olympic team, completed his move to City for a reported 27 million pounds ($36 million). It took City's offseason spending to more than $130 million, following the arrival of Leroy Sane, Ilkay Gundogan, Nolito...