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I don't care about the rest – Salah eyes Champions League

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is desperate to win the Champions League, saying that was his focus ahead of individual prizes.

Salah, 25, has enjoyed an incredible first season at Anfield, scoring 40 goals in 45 games in all competitions since arriving from Roma.The Egypt international is on track to win the Premier League Golden Boot, while he has helped his side into the Champions League semi-finals.Salah said his focus was on trying to win Europe’s elite club competition, in which Liverpool face his former club, Roma, in the last four.”It is a great feeling, of course it is a great feeling, but in the end I am just happy to score and help the team,” he told UK newspapers. 144 more words

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Jesus demands response from 'sad and annoyed' Manchester City

Gabriel Jesus has challenged Manchester City to channel their anger in Liverpool’s direction on Tuesday when they attempt a Champions League escape act.

Pep Guardiola’s side have endured the unfamiliar feeling of crushing defeat twice over of the past week, with two results that have taken a little of the shine off an excellent campaign.First, Liverpool stormed to a 3-0 win in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield last Wednesday before City surrendered a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 to Manchester United in Saturday’s derby, passing up the chance to be confirmed as Premier League champions at home to their bitter rivals in the process.All Brazil striker Jesus has to show for his efforts in those games is a pair of bookings and the scale of both defeats is not lost on the 21-year-old.”We are sad and annoyed, of course, because we have had two tough defeats in the two most important games of the season,” he told reporters. 227 more words

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Guardiola not changing derby plans after Anfield woe

Pep Guardiola insists he has not changed his selection plans for Saturday’s Manchester derby in the wake of City’s 3-0 defeat at Liverpool in midweek. 363 more words

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Sterling benched against old club, Laporte to play left-back

Raheem Sterling has been named on the bench by Pep Guardiola for Manchester City’s Champions League clash against his former club Liverpool.Despite Sergio Aguero being ruled out due to injury, Guardiola has opted to include Sterling – who has 21 goals in all competitions this season – among his substitutes.Gabriel Jesus is in the City side with support set to come from Leroy Sane and Player of the Year contenders David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne.Aymeric Laporte appears set to line up on the left side of defence for City, as he did in their weekend win over Everton, in the continued absence of Benjamin Mendy. 50 more words

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Kane and Aguero: A Comparison

The 2017/18 season has been a record-breaking one for both Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Tottenham’s Harry Kane.

In a 4-2 Champions League Group game win over Napoli at the Stadio San Paulo, Aguero scored a goal which took his tally for City past the record of 177 set by Erik Brook, which has stood since 1939. 1,103 more words

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PL25: Chicken Payback (2011/12)

The 2017/18 season celebrates 25 years of the Premier League. To mark the occasion we’ll be taking a look at some of the more off-kilter moments from each season. 1,748 more words

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Premier League Player of the Season: The Contenders

With the Premier League season coming to a close and the title already wrapped up, attention will soon turn to the annual PFA Player of the Year award. 900 more words

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