When Cristiano Ronaldo left Manchester United for Spain in the summer of 2009, Manchester City fans could be forgiven for being glad to be shot of him.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will not press captain Vincent Kompany into a hasty return for this weekend’s FA Cup clash with Norwich City.
Nicolas Otamendi’s early Manchester City career is already starting to show why they were so keen to secure his signing over the summer.
Manuel Pellegrini has hailed the Manchester derby as a special game ahead of this weekend’s trip to Old Trafford.
Manchester Citywere top of the Premier League after an impressive start to the season, but find themselves in second to city neighbours United after last weekend’s defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Manuel Pellegrini has been boosted by the return of captain Vincent Kompany ahead of Manchester City’s Saturday lunchtime trip to White Hart Lane to face Tottenham Hotspur.
Manchester City’s great start to the Premier League has been greatly contributed to by their tight defence, with their last four games in all competitions finishing goalless at half time.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has been ruled out of the Premier League leaders’ clash with West Ham with a calf injury sustained in the Champions League against Juventus on Tuesday night.
Manc City made an early-season statement with a dominant 3-0 victory over Premier League champions Chelsea, prompting captain Vincent Kompany to call on his side and manager Manuel Pellegrini to stick to their winning formula.
Manchester City can all but seal a Champions League qualification spot with victory over Tottenham Hotspur though PFA Young Player of the Year Harry Kane, one behind City’s Sergio Aguero in the chase for Premier League Golden Boot, will be a threat, says Eliaquim Mangala.
City host Hull City at The Etihad on Saturday afternoon and sit five points behind Jose Mourinho’s men after the sides drew 1-1 last week.