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.
In new signing Raheem Sterling, Manchester City’s beleaguered boss Manuel Pellegrini might just have revitalised the blue half of town as they prepare to face Real Madrid in Melbourne ahead of their August 10 Premier League opener.
The Gillette Flexball Cup, a nationwide 5-a-side football tournament kicking off on April 19, is offering players the chance to watch the world’s most famous club fixture, El Clasico, as Barcelona and Real Madrid do battle.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he’s not worried about his own job despite his side limping out of the Champions League against Barcelona.
Tom Soares’ early header gave the Shakers victory against Luton Town, a result that helped Flitcroft’s charges move level on points with the Hatters as they extended their winning streak to four.
City have a full squad available for tomorrow’s league tie against Leicester City at The Etihad and currently sit five points behind leaders Chelsea as they attempt to secure back-to-back top flight crowns.
A first-half Luis Suarez double put Barcelona in control of the Champions League last 16 tie before Sergio Aguero got one back for the hosts then Joe Hart saved a last-gasp Lionel Messi penalty.
Man City have now won just one of their last five league games in the absence of Ivorian Toure and were facing a 1-0 defeat until a stoppage-time James Milner free kick rescued a point.
City are currently on fire with six consecutive wins and celebrated qualification into the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday.
Sergio Aguero’s brace couldn’t save Manchester City from another disappointing result as they drew 2-2 to Queen’s Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
The anxiety at the Etihad in the closing minutes of the Manchester derby that gripped the fans and transmitted to the players cannot go on if City are to mount a charge for the Champions League knockout stages.