Here at Mancunian Matters we don’t have a helicopter but the internet is working and there is plenty of transfer deadline day gossip already doing the rounds.
Manchester City’s Alvaro Negredo has been ruled out for up to three months after suffering the dreaded broken metatarsal injury during pre-season.
Tweeting the Blues: Twitter reaction from Manchester City’s Argentina stars after Germany win World Cup
The South American pair, along with Sergio Aguero, lost out on glory in Brazil when Mario Gotze fired in an extra-time winner to break Argentine hearts in the Maracana and back home.
Icing on the cake: Mata eyes Spain World Cup role after impressive first season at Manchester United
Juan Mata, who joined United for a club record £37 million, is expected to start for Spain in their World Cup warm-up match against Bolivia tonight.
World Cup holders’ squad is littered with talented superstars that currently call Manchester home, including David De Gea, Juan Mata, David Silva, Jesus Navas and Alvaro Negredo
Title win would make Manuel Pellegrini the top boss this season as he has markedly improved City.
Keeping up appearances: Manchester City duo Negredo and Zabaleta thrill crowd with Albert Square skill show
City starts dazzled crowds with skill show with some of the club’s younger stars.
Manchester City stars ask fans to join ’10 campaign’ celebrations as club reach 10million Facebook fans
Alvaro Negredo, Micah Richards and French duo Gael Clichy and Samir Nasri feature in the video
City level on points with Chelsea in three-horse title chase
What does a ‘good time’ mean? Watford clueless as to what Manchester City have in store for them in FA Cup
City without in-form striker Alvaro Negredo for fourth round cup tie at Etihad stadium
How high can they go? Unstoppable juggernaut Manchester City rack up another five goals as 100 mark nears
City demolish Championship opposition Blackburn Rovers to move into FA Cup fourth round