Stevan Jovetic has been left out of  Manchester City’s Champions League squad to allow for the inclusion of new signing Wilfried Bony. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images

Manchester City have left striker Stevan Jovetic out of their Champions League squad to accommodate new €33.5 million signing Wilfried Bony. The arriv(...)

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid reacts during the La Liga match against Valencia  at Estadi de Mestalla. Photograph: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Real Madrid’s Spanish record 22-match winning streak ended in a 2-1 defeat at Valencia with Nicolas Otamendi heading in the second-half winner.Real to(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero faces up to eight weeks on the sidelines after injuring his kee against Everton. Photograph: Reuters/Darren Staples

Manchester City are considering whether to sign a striker in the January transfer window as Manuel Pellegrini weighs up the need to replace Alvaro Neg(...)

The signing of Ángel Di María, along with Radamel Falcao, illustrates the power United still wield in the transfer market, despite their absence from Europe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Here we go then, same old Manchester derby. Settled champion team against big-spending upstarts. Well-grooved star names against a roster of new faces(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Manchester City have been offered Monaco striker Radamel Falcao for around €70 million. Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Manchester City have been offered Monaco’s Radamel Falcao for around €70 million and are trying to make the deal happen within the constraints of Uefa(...)

 Alvaro Negredo expects to be sidelined for “a few months” due to a fractured metatarsal, the Manchester City striker has confirmed on his Instagram account.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo expects to be sidelined “for a few months” after breaking his foot.The Spain international, who played the firs(...)

Porto’s Brazilian midfielder Fernando appears to be on his way to Manchester City.

Manchester City expect to announce Fernando this week as their first signing of the summer. The 26-year-old midfielder will cost around €20 million fr(...)

Manchester City’s Alvaro Negredo (left) and team mate Jesus Navas have been left out of the Spains squad to trabvel to Brazil for the World Cup.  Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Diego Costa and Fernando Torres have been included in Spain’s final squad for the World Cup, but the Manchester City pair Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Nav(...)

Connor Wickham of Sunderland scores his  second under pressure from Fernandinho of Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester City 2 Sunderland 2 This was a sho(...)