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John Stones claims the joy of title success gets better every year

John Stones claims the taste of success has got better every year after claiming his fourth Premier League winner’s medal with Manchester City. The England defender returned from injury to feature in City’s dramatic title-clinching comeback victory over Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. City had...
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Man City boosted by return of John Stones and Kyle Walker

Defenders John Stones and Kyle Walker are back in contention for Manchester City’s decisive final Premier League game of the season against Aston Villa on Sunday.The pair had been expected to miss the remainder of the season with thigh and ankle injuries respectively but have made quicker-than-expected recoveries.Both returned to training on Thursday and are in manager Pep Guardiola’s thoughts as he looks to close out a fourth league crown in five seasons.“We have incredible doctors and physios and they have recovered,” Guardiola said at his pre-match press conference. “They made a partial training and we will see tomorrow. It...

Pep Guardiola claims 'everyone supports Liverpool' as Manchester City face injury crisis with Ruben Dias, John Stones and Kyle Walker out for season

Pep Guardiola claimed "everyone in this country supports Liverpool" after his Manchester City side beat Newcastle 5-0 on Sunday to go three points clear at the top of the Premier League. The convincing victory at the Etihad Stadium followed Liverpool dropping points in a 1-1 draw with Tottenham. Guardiola also...

Kyle Walker and John Stones doubtful for Man City’s tie with Real Madrid

Kyle Walker and John Stones both remain doubtful for the first leg of Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on Tuesday.Right-back Walker has missed City’s last three games while centre-back Stones suffered a knock in the Premier League victory over Brighton last Wednesday.The potential absence of the England pair means City could have significant defensive issues for the Etihad Stadium clash as their other first-choice full-back, Joao Cancelo, is suspended.Manager Pep Guardiola said at his pre-match press conference: “They are doubts. They didn’t train.“Kyle has not trained for the last week to 10 days and John not since Brighton.“We’ll have the training session. I don’t know what will come out of it but let’s see how they feel. I’ll speak with them, see how they feel and take a decision.” Read More PM to ‘unleash terror’ over ‘Basic Instinct’ source - follow live