Manchester City’s Yaya Toure fires home his side’s third goal despite an attempted block by Crystal Palace’s Mile Jedinak, during the  Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium.  Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini was delighted with his side’s 3-0 win at home to Crystal Palace despite their lack of options up front.Desp(...)

David Silva scores his and Manchester City’s second goal  in the  Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester City 3 Crystal Palace 0David Silva struck twice as Manchester City made light of their absence of strikers to brush troubled Crystal Palace(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany receives treatment after picking up a hamstring  injury during the  Premier League  match against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is to investigate the spate of muscle injuries that threatens to undermine his side’s return to form.City co(...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure  with Pablo Zabaleta  during a training session at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Toure has been the subject of racist abuse on Twitter. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City could yet win the Champions League despite his team only claiming two points so far in the group phase. (...)

Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko celebrates scoring his side’s  second goal during the  Capital One Cup fourth round victory over Manchester City at  the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Photo:  Peter Byrne/PA

Manchester City 0 Newcastle United 2 Manchester City relinquished their grip on the League Cup in the worst possible fashion. The lack of spark (...)

Man City captain Vincent Kompany and  Roman Eremenko of CSKA Moscow fight at Arena Khimki in Moscow. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky / EPA

Vincent Kompany has angrily asked “why the hell” Manchester City fans were not at Tuesday evening’s 2-2 Champions League draw with CSKA Moscow after t(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero celebrates his goal against  Aston Villa  at Villa Park. Photograph: Kieran Galvin / EPA

Aston Villa 0 Manchester City 2 Yaya Toure sent a message to his critics as he and Sergio Aguero struck late to secure a 2-0 win for Manchester(...)

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere scores his side’s first goal during the  Premier League match against Manchester City   at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Arsenal 2 Manchester City 2Martin Demichelis seized a point for Premier League champions Manchester City with a late headed equaliser at the Emirates (...)

Manchester City substitute Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring the second goal against Newcastle United at the Sports Direct Stadium. Photograph: Lindsay Parnaby /EPA

Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2 Sergio Aguero came off the bench to ensure a winning start for defending Barclays Premier League champions(...)