Hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero is special player, says Manchester City captain
Hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero is special player, says Manchester City captain

Vincent Kompany hailed Sergio Aguero as Manchester City`s "special player" after the Argentine`s hat-trick earned a rousing 3-2 comeback win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Wayne Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Louis van Gaal
Wayne Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Louis van Gaal

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Seven goals could signal start of scoring bonanza for Man City: Manuel Pellegrini
Seven goals could signal start of scoring bonanza for Man City: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City`s seven goals against Sheffield Wednesday in the League Cup could signal the start of a goal-scoring frenzy for the Premier League champions, manager Manuel Pellegrini hopes.

Five questions to ponder in the Community Shield

FA Cup holders Arsenal face Premier League champions Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday. Here are five talking points heading into the traditional curtain raiser to the top-flight season in England:

Toure could leave Man City over birthday snub, says agent

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure is upset with Manchester City after an apparent birthday snub and could leave the Premier League champions, his agent said on Tuesday.

Mata could be the Special Juan for United`s Moyes

Spain playmaker Juan Mata will bring flair and crowd-pleasing skills when he completes his move to Manchester United but the ailing Premier League champions need more than that to resurrect their season.

Rooney to push again for Manchester United exit in Moyes showdown talks

David Moyes will this week come face to face with Wayne Rooney for the first time in nearly a month as the pair prepare for crunch talks over the forward’s Manchester United future.

Man U unveils `bolder` new away kit at Osaka castle

Premier League Champions Manchester United have unveiled their new away kit, which will have the gingham used on last season`s home shirt intact with a bigger, bolder design, in the grounds of Osaka castle, in the presence of manager David Moyes, players and hometown boy Shinji Kagawa.

Man Utd says `angry and confused` Rooney `not for sale` even with transfer request

Premier League champions Manchester United has reportedly insisted that they will not sell player Wayne Rooney even if he hands in a formal transfer request.

Bale fancying move to Man Utd despite Spurs` refusal

Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale is reportedly fancying a move to Premier League champions Manchester United despite his club`s fervent insistence that they are not going to release him this season.

Man United close to signing Thiago Alcantara in 17.5 million pounds deal

Premier League Champions Manchester United have come a step closer in signing Spanish Under-21 midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who could be brought to the club in a five-year deal worth 17.5 million pounds.

Kompany expects more teams to challenge Man U for PL crown

Manchester United captain Vincent Kompany has said that he expects more teams to challenge the Premier League champions for the top position, despite only arch rivals Manchester City being United`s challengers last season.

Official: Manchester City agree Balotelli sale to Milan

Manchester City have agreed the sale of Mario Balotelli to AC Milan, Goal.com understands.

Manchester City can still win the title: Hart

The Premier League champions have to overcome another big deficit if they are to retain their crown, but the England international is adamant that they will succeed.