Manchester City can clinch Premier League title against Manchester United


Manchester City can clinch Premier League title against Manchester United

Guardiola mocks Neville's poor record
Sarcastically dismissed Gary Neville’s fleeting coaching career... Pep Guardiola

Guardiola mocks Neville's poor record Sarcastically dismissed Gary Neville’s fleeting coaching career... Pep Guardiola

After extending their lead at the top of the table to 16 points over the weekend, Pep Guardiola's side will wrap up the title with five games to spare - assuming they don't drop anymore points between now and 7 April.

De Bruyne has been in outstanding form since the start of the campaign and the Belgium global was instrumental once again on Saturday as City comfortably defeated Leicester City 5-1 at the Etihad.

Charlie Adam missed a late penalty for a Stoke side who remained in the relegation zone.

West Ham United climbed five points above the relegation zone with a 2-0 win over Watford. For the second consecutive away derby, Arsenal failed to score against Tottenham - something that hasn't happened since 1975. The transfer window is finished.

Hello good afternoon, the week 27 fixtures of the English Premier League continue this afternoon with Manchester United taking on Newcastle United at 14: 15 pm (GMT). We have lost time and now it is important to look forward.

Guardiola has become increasingly concerned over the safety of his best players over perceived tough challenges and has called on match officials to "protect all footballers" from horror tackles.

City have only progressed beyond the last 16 once in six previous Champions League campaigns - De Bruyne's excellent victor securing a semi-final spot at Paris Saint-Germain's expense in 2016 - and memories of last season's thrilling away goals exit at the hands of Monaco remain fresh for Guardiola.

A versatile attacker, who loves to play as a support striker, in a free-roaming role in the final third, the Instituto academy product moved to Italy back in 2015 and has already made 84 appearances, picking up 44 goals already.

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has claimed that Kevin De Bruyne can break the duopoly held by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. De Bruyne fed Aguero again in the 53rd minute. He chipped the ball over Kasper Schmeichel in the 77th after a poor clearance by the goalkeeper, and struck off the underside of the crossbar in the 90th.

Sergio Aguero struck four goals as the Argentine and Kevin De Bruyne put on an attacking masterclass to help the runaway leaders rout Leicester City 5-1, Saturday.