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(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure  and manager Manuel Pellegrini.  Pellegrini is convinced the player is fully committed to the champions despite  more mixed messages from the midfielder. Photo: Dave Thompson/PA

Yaya Toure has suggested he could leave Manchester City in the close season, though Manuel Pellegrini has denied the midfielder remains unhappy aft(...)

Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Wilfried Bony from Swansea City for €32 million. (Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Manchester City have completed the signing of Wilfried Bony from Swansea City on Wednesday in a deal worth around £25m.The 26-year-old striker has agr(...)

 Manchester City have agreed a deal with Swansea City to sign striker   Wilfried Bony. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Manchester City have agreed a fee for Swansea City’s Wilfried Bony of £25m rising to £28m (€32m to €36m), with the striker to sign a four-and-a-half y(...)

  Manchester City’s Frank Lampard celebrates scoring against  Leicester City   at King Power Stadium earlier this month. Photograph: Kieran Galvin / EPA

Manuel Pellegrini has denied New York City FC will be upset if Frank Lampard extends his loan beyond December, with the manager stating they are havin(...)

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 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(...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko and Frank Lampard warm up during a training session for the game against Roma. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

A night in Rome may prove the defining moment of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City career.The demand from the club‘s owners is material progress in (...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko and Frank Lampard warm up during a training session for the game against Roma. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

A night in Rome may prove the defining moment of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City career.The demand from the club‘s owners is material progress in (...)

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(...)