While Manchester City target an unprecedented five straight wins over United on Sunday, equally the Red Devils have never lost five straight league games against their fierce rivals as history beckons at Old Trafford.
Both City and Swansea have confirmed that there are talks over Wilfried Bony, but with the Manchester club’s financial fair play restrictions the price tag is a potential stumbling block.
The Argentinian scored a delicate lob as City shook off their Stadium of Light hoodoo to beat Sunderland 4-1 thanks to two goals from Sergio Aguero.
Jovetic, in the side because of an injury to team-mate Edin Dzeko, scored the equaliser as City came from behind to beat Swansea on Saturday and solidify third spot in the Premier League.
No more Championship catastrophes, says Pellegrini as injury-hit Man City begin Capital One Cup defence
City face Sheffield Wednesday at the Etihad Stadium with Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Samir Nasri all ruled out through injury as well as Stevan Jovetic, Fernando and Pablo Zabaleta
Frank Lampard is in contention to make his debut for Manchester City this weekend as the reigning champions face Arsenal tomorrow afternoon.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini still Jov-ial despite Liverpool loss as Stevan Jovetic bags brace
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has once again sung the praises of Stevan Jovetic as the forward continues his scoring exploits – despite the Blues suffering a 3-1 penalty defeat to Liverpool.
City continued their impressive pre-season form with a 5-1 defeat of Italians AC Milan which was seen by a record crowd in Pittsburgh, featured a thunder and lightning delay of 30 minutes and more hilarious antics from ex-City striker Mario Balotelli.
Manuel Pellegrini believes his Manchester City side is ‘back to its best’ after a rampant 4-1 win over Southampton kept the fate of the Premier League title in their own hands.
Dzeko played 90 minutes of a 2-0 defeat against Egypt despite having a ‘niggling’ injury and accused coach Safet Susic of forcing him to play.
City level on points with Chelsea in three-horse title chase