• How Gundogan’s killer instinct has surprised everybody – possibly even Guardiola

    How Gundogan’s killer instinct has surprised everybody – possibly even Guardiola

    The Germany midfielder was expected to take up a deep-lying role when he arrived at Manchester City but he has been forced to play further forward and looks right at home.

    It was obvious Manchester City were signing Ilkay Gundogan back in February, but in all those months before he officially put pen to paper, and right up until he made his debut in September, few expected his role to be what it is now.

    Not Gundogan himself, and perhaps not even […]

  • Gundogan wary of Klopp’s Liverpool in title race

    Gundogan wary of Klopp’s Liverpool in title race

    The Reds sit top of the Premier League table after 11 matches, with the Manchester City midfielder praising the impact of his former Borussia Dortmund coach.

    Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan fears Liverpool have an excellent chance of winning the title under his old boss Jurgen Klopp.

    The pair won the 2011-12 Bundesliga crown together – the second league championship of Klopp’s tenure – but now reside in opposing camps as City sit two points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool.

    Asked about Klopp’s […]

  • Manchester City are bigger than Bayern Munich – Gundogan

    Manchester City are bigger than Bayern Munich – Gundogan

    Manchester City have made a huge impression on Ilkay Gundogan, who is confident he is at a bigger club than Bayern Munich.

    Gundogan joined City for a fee reported to be in the region of £20million ($32.34) from Borussia Dortmund in June, though a knee injury delayed his first-team debut until September.

    The Germany international has since firmly established himself in Pep Guardiola’s midfield, the highlight of his time at the club being a double in the 3-1 Champions League victory over […]

  • Premier League is best in the world – Man City’s Gundogan

    Premier League is best in the world – Man City’s Gundogan

    Ilkay Gundogan has said he believes the Premier League is the strongest competition in the world.

    Manchester City midfielder Gundogan, 25, is back on international duty with Germany after missing Euro 2016 through injury.

    Speaking at a prematch news conference ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Czech Republic, the former Borussia Dortmund player told reporters: “I believe the Premier League is the strongest league in Europe, in the world.

    “There are five, six teams who can win the title, and last season […]