Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho scores his team’s second goal during the Premier League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 Liverpool 4 Jürgen Klopp stated the next challenge for Liverpool was to dismantle a team at Anfield as convincingly as they did Man(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini and his captain Vincent Kompany. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

After this ultra-professional win over Norwich City, Vincent Kompany branded the Uefa sanction that Manchester City may face for their fans booing o(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reacts as his players celebrate  Mesut Özil’s goal during the  Champions League victory over Bayern Munich at the Emirates. Photograph:   Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

As the heat and fury of a migrainously intense, at times migrainously dull Manchester derby died away it wasn’t hard to picture Arséne Wenger nodding (...)

 Wayne Rooney: Manchester United captain close to anonymous in the 170th Manchester derby that produced the first goalless draw between the clubs for nearly five years. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

A bristling Louis van Gaal refused to answer questions about Wayne Rooney’s form after Manchester United’s goalless draw with Manchester City on Su(...)

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard hits the bar during the derby match against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Photograph:    Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic .

Manchester United 0 Manchester City 0 This was the first goalless draw in this famous fixture since November 2010 and given the disappointing quality (...)

Anthony Martial scored Manchester United’s equalizer against Moscow in the Champions League during the week. Photograph: AP.

Eric Cantona, who has a good line on most things, had a good line on the Manchester derby. “The Blues and the Reds invade the streets, and if your (...)

Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated) Aston Villa (19) v Swansea (14) - Live Setanta Sports 1 Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has a fully-fit squad f(...)

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has denied he is punishing skipper Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium. Photograph: Reuters

Manuel Pellegrini has denied punishing Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium by dropping him, though Manchester City’s manager admitted the captain (...)

Belgium’s Vincent Kompany celebrates after winning against Israel during their final Euro 2016 group B qualifyier. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Vincent Kompany seems set to return to action for Manchester City this weekend after playing close to an hour for Belgium on Tuesday. The influential (...)

Manuel Pellegrini: stood by his record in in Europe since joining City. Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Manchester City take on Borussia Mönchengladbach hoping to relocate their X-factor. Their scintillating early-season form drew a maximum 15 points an(...)