Earlier this week, a video of a phone call between Koulibaly and former incumbent John Terry went viral, the latter’s legendary shirt having remained vacant since his departure.
Browsing: Raheem Sterling
Following the signings of Julian Alvarez and Erling Braut Haaland, Sterling has been linked with a move away from City due to a concern over playing time.
The 27-year-old enjoyed a prolific spell in front of goal over the festive period, netting five times and providing one assist in five games for Pep Guardiola’s side.
Raheem Sterling’s close-range header in the fourth minute was followed by two brilliant strikes either side of half time from in-form playmaker Bernardo Silva, which helped the Citizens claim their 11th win of the campaign.
In a fast-paced and entertaining clash, Phil Foden’s early first half opener had been cancelled by a John Stones own goal with the Belgian side proving dangerous opponents.
England players, Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham, were targeted by monkey chants by home supporters during the game in Budapest, which England won 4-0.
Harry Kane’s 104th-minute penalty was initially saved by Danish gloveman Kasper Schmeichel, but the England captain made no mistake with the rebound to send the majority of the 60,000 fans in attendance into raptures.
Having kicked off Group D by beating World Cup semi-final foes Croatia and then been booed off following the goalless draw with rivals Scotland, Gareth Southgate’s already-qualified side put in a controlled display on Tuesday
Sterling broke through the middle of the Croatian defence and ran onto the end of a pass from Kalvin Phillips to fire home his 57th minute marker and get England off to a winning start in Group D.
After a frustrating first 45 minutes in south London, it was City’s record goalscorer who broke the deadlock with a superb finish and Ferran Torres wrapped up the points soon after following a fine curled effort.
The victory saw City restore their 10-point advantage over Leicester City following the Foxes’ win at Aston Villa earlier in the day, while Mikel Arteta’s Gunners remain rooted in 10th place, 11 points off the top four.
Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus were on target to help Pep Guardiola’s side to a 15th consecutive victory before Morgan Whittaker grabbed a Swansea consolation 13 minutes from time.
Pep Guardiola’s men hit West Bromwich Albion for five to return to the top of the table, and they remained on their perch after the Blades marched to a shock 2-1 victory over Manchester United.
After a spell of constant pressure, City broke the deadlock in the 16th minute when playmaker Kevin De Bruyne’s cross from the right wing found Sterling, who slotted the ball past Saints goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.
Pep Guardiola’s side, who thrashed Burnley 5-0 last week, could easily have won by a bigger scoreline on a comfortable afternoon at the Etihad Stadium.
The result lifted City into fourth place on 18 points from 10 games while Fulham, who suffered a 10th straight defeat to their rivals in all competitions, stayed 17th on seven points from 11 matches, just outside the relegation zone.
Four years on from one of English football’s most embarrassing nights in losing 2-1 to Iceland at Euro 2016, the Three Lions were far from the free-scoring force that romped through Euro 2020 qualifying in their first match for 10 months.
Nationwide90fm, a radio station in Jamaica, reports that the greatest sprinter of all time has contracted the disease and will spend time in self-isolation as a result.
Manchester City fell behind to Maxwel Cornet’s strike in a sloppy first half of the quarter-final match
Man City cracked the Lyon defence wide open in the early stages, though Sterling’s close-range cutback was cleared by the outstretched leg of a Lyon defender with Gabriel Jesus poised to strike