Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta (centre) scores the opening goal against West Bromwich Albion at the Etihad Stadium last night

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

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A pumped-up Steven Gerrard shows just how much yesterday’s 3-2 victory over City means at the final whisltle.

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Steven Gerrard (left) rushes to congratulate Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian scores what turned out to be Liverpool’s winner against Manchester City at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

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Manchester City’s Yaya Toure (left) celebrates his third goal with   Aleksandar Kolarov during the Barclays Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.  Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov has revealed he did consider leaving the club last summer. The Serbia international was link(...)

Arsenal’s Mathieu Flamini challenges Manchester City’s David Silva as Pablo Zabaleta takes up a watching brief. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini had an admission. “Maybe I was more worried before this week,” he s(...)

Arsenal’s Mathieu Flamini (right) celebrates scoring during their  Premier League  match against Manchester City at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh/Reuters

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Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna a target for Manchester City. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Bacary Sagna has been offered a three-year deal by Manchester City and is to consider whether to become the latest Arsenal player to move betwe(...)

James McClean of Wigan is challenged by Martin Demichelis of Manchester City during the FA Cup quarter-final at the Etihad. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images.

All the billions in the world and Manchester City still cannot rid themselves of the most persistent thorn in their side. Once(...)

Wigan Athletic’s James Perch  celebrates after scoring their  second goal in the FA Cup quarter-final against   Manchester City  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

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