City 3-1 Arsenal – Analysis: Fernandinho impresses in new role, Emery’s clear bench issues

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Manchester City returned to winning ways with a 3-1 win over Arsenal on Sunday and if not for Bernd Leno’s important saves, it could’ve ultimately been a more dominant scoreline at the Ethiad. Here are two key talking points – one from each perspective – as the defending champions closed the gap on Liverpool to four points.  Continue reading

Everton crank up asking price for Stones as City interest continues

Everton crank up asking price for Stones as City interest continues

The Toffees have reportedly set an asking price of £50m for clubs interested in signing John Stones – who seems set on a move away from Goodison PARK this summer.

After Chelsea had bids rejected for the talented defender last season, Everton were public in their desire to keep hold of John Stones. However, it has become apparent that he wants to leave and new manager Ronald Koeman doesn’t seem content keeping a player against his wishes – provided the clubs interested pay a fee close to their asking price.

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