MANCHESTER -- John Stones insists keeper Joe Hart has been working hard to earn his chance at Manchester City.
The England goalkeeper looks set to leave the Etihad Stadium after the club bought Barcelona keeper Claudio Bravo for £13.5m from Barcelona on Thursday.
Hart was left on the bench for City's three opening games of the season, with backup Willy Caballero preferred, although he started the Champions League playoff second leg against Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday.
But that 1-0 victory...
MONACO -- Tournament draws are designed to deliver balance, and, when they do their job, they're distinctly unexciting. So, unless you get lucky -- or you hire a WWE scriptwriter, which, for now, UEFA is not planning to do -- there's a decent chance you'll get a fairly humdrum draw.
That was the case for the 2016-17 Champions League group stage ... with one glaring exception: Group C is all about Pep Guardiola.
His Manchester City side face Barcelona, the club where he spent 22 of his 45 years on...
Manchester City have been drawn against Barcelona, Borussia Monchengladbach and Celtic in the Champions League. Here's a look at their European campaign.
Group C is not quite the hardest group of the draw, but Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola could certainly have been handed an easier start to life in the Champions League with his new club.
A return to Barcelona, where he won two Champions League trophies in his four years as a manager, will probably be the most anticipated...