Raheem Sterling produced his most impressive Manchester City performance to date by bagging a hat-trick against Bournemouth at the Etihad on Saturday.
Manchester City’s free-scoring form has handed manager Manuel Pellegrini a boost ahead of crucial matches against Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday and Manchester United in the derby on Sunday.
Sergio Aguero’s injury over the international break will have come as a crushing blow to Manchester City, especially after his five goals last time out against Newcastle United.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dispelled hopes that Sergio Agüero will be fit for the derby against bitter rivals Manchester United by confirming that the Argentine will be out for a month with a hamstring injury.
With news of Sergio Agüero’s hamstring injury slowly dripping its way back to disheartened Manchester City fans following his tribulations with Argentina, the frustration around the club is understandably palpable.
City’s Champions League match against Mönchengladbach was a perfect example of his lack of lethal finishing, as he regularly found himself in perfect positions, but failed to beat the Swiss Yann Sommer on numerous occasions.
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.
David Silva and Raheem Sterling were both missing for Manchester City this weekend and were joined off the pitch by an injured Sergio Aguero after 25 minutes, handing Kevin De Bruyne his debut off the bench and stage on which to shine.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has praised 18-year old striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, after the Nigerian’s last-gasp winner helped the Citizens retain their 100% win record and place at the top of the Barclays Premier League with a 1-0 win at Selhurst Park.
Manuel Pellegrini has ruled playmaker David Silva out of Manchester City’s trip to second-place Crystal Palace this Saturday as the Premier League pacesetters eye a club record.