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Manchester City’s plan was to go 2-0 down against Villa, jokes Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola joked it had been part of his plan all along that Manchester City should fall 2-0 behind against Aston Villa as his side celebrated their fourth Premier League title in five years with a city-centre parade on Monday. A day after City added another incredible comeback story to their history, scoring three goals in six minutes to beat Villa 3-2 and edge out Liverpool by a single point,

Mikel Arteta to sell nine players this summer & promote three Arsenal youngsters

Arsenal will overhaul their squad once again this summer with Mikel Arteta looking to offload as many as nine players to raise funds for new signings, according to reports. The Gunners narrowly missed out on securing Champions League football this season, pipped to fourth place by north London rivals Tottenham, but Europa League participation will still require significant additions to a very thin squad. Arsenal have a host of players

Arsenal fans fume as Tottenham make advantage pay with Gabriel Jesus hijack

For the latest from the pitch sign up for our football newsletter Arsenal fans have been left fuming at reports Tottenham may swoop for top target Gabriel Jesus after the Gunners were pipped to the Champions League post by their bitter North London rivals. Despite demolishing Everton 5-1 on the last day of the Premier League season, Mikel Arteta's men were left to settled for a fifth-placed finish as Spurs

Man City fans take to streets to watch Premier League title bus parade

Manchester City players celebrate winning their fourth Premier League title in five years as thousands of fans take to the city’s streets to watch their open-top bus parade after their dramatic win against Aston Villa Manchester City won their fourth league title in five years in dramatic fashion Pep Guardiola’s side came from 2-0 down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 on Sunday  They beat rivals Liverpool to the league title

Who finishes top in the final week of Sportsmail's POWER RANKINGS?

Son Heung-min and Sadio Mane end the Premier League season with a bang, while Raphinha steps up when it matters for Leeds… but who tops the final week’s POWER RANKINGS after a thrilling finish to the campaign? Manchester City pulled off a stunning comeback to win the Premier League title Liverpool pushed Pep Guardiola’s men to the final whistle but finished second Tottenham came out on top in the race

Liverpool set to deal Steven Gerrard blow with 'sense' Joe Gomez 'will sign new contract'

Klopp reflects as Liverpool miss out on title We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Liverpool will reportedly put a dent in club legend Steven Gerrard’s transfer plans at Aston Villa by giving Joe Gomez a new

United boss Ten Hag did not give much away in first press conference

Erik ten Hag was guarded in his first press conference as Man United manager and kept his cards close to his chest: Body language expert claims Dutchman lacked precision, suggesting his plan for the club has not been fully ironed out Erik ten Hag gave his first press conference as United manager on Monday The 52-year-old Dutchman has officially started his new role at Old Trafford Ten Hag has succeeded

Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy denies nine sexual offences

Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has denied nine sexual offences against six young women. Mendy, 27, stood in the dock at Chester Crown Court and repeated: “Not guilty,” as the charges were put to him and he entered pleas for the first time. The French international denies seven counts of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of attempted rape, all relating to six complainants. All the offences

Michail Antonio already targeting Europa Conference League glory for West Ham

West Ham United forward Michail Antonio is already targeting Europa Conference League glory following an anticlimactic end to a memorable Premier League season. The Hammers blew a major opportunity for another crack at the Europa League after letting slip a lead to lose 3-1 at Brighton on the final day. Antonio opened the scoring at the Amex Stadium but a second-half capitulation prevented David Moyes’ men leapfrogging Manchester United into

I know Liverpool hate Manchester City, Riyad Mahrez insists

Riyad Mahrez has now won four Premier League titles Riyad Mahrez believes that Liverpool are “sick of” Manchester City after again being denied the Premier League title. Pep Guardiola’s side produced a stunning comeback against Aston Villa to snatch a final-day 3-2 victory and secure their place at the top of the table. Liverpool handled their business with their own come-from-behind win over Wolves, but never actually occupied top spot