Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar  trains at the Etihad Stadium prior to tonight’s clash with Manchester City. Photo: Photo: Oli Scarffoli/AFP/Getty

There are no more starry eyes at Manchester City about reaching the Champions League knockout stage and facing Barcelona.As Samir Nasri characterises(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero heads the ball towards goal  against  Stoke City at Britannia Stadium. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

  Stoke City 1 Manchester City 4 This ended as an emphatic victory, a first triumph in the Premier League since New Year’s Day and a(...)

James Milner’s late free kick rescued a point for Manchester City as they drew 1-1 at home to Hull. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester City 1 Hull City 1Substitute James Milner struck a superb injury-time free-kick as lacklustre champions Manchester City rescued a point wit(...)

Loic Remy celebrates putting Chelsea 1-0 up agsinst Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. (Photograph: EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA)

Chelsea 1 Manchester City 1Under siege Chelsea retained a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after repelling Manchester City at Stamford(...)

Manchester City’s James Milner has been frustrated with his lack of involvement under Manuel Pellegrini and Roberto Mancini before him. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Manchester City are running out of time to tie James Milner down to a new deal, with the two parties still a long way off reaching an agreement and t(...)

 Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud  celebrates scoring his side’s  second goal  during the  Premier  match against Manchester City  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2The only possible complaint against Arsenal is that they do not do this more often. Arsène Wenger’s side have been a soft t(...)

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(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: “There is no doubt Steven (Gerrard) moving on leaves a void on and off the pitch but the club has to keep moving forward to bring in the best players we can.” Photograph: EPA 2:31

Brendan Rodgers has said Liverpool need a strategy for replacing Steven Gerrard and admitted he is under no illusions about the difficulty of filling(...)

Sheffield Wednesday’s players reacts after Manchester City scored their second goal  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Phil Noble / Reuters

Manchester City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1Dust off the cliches: romance, magic and all the other old FA Cup chestnuts are in the rudest of health after b(...)

Burnley’s Ashley Barnes scores their second goal during the Premier League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester City 2 Burnley 2This was the not the perfect way to close 2014 for Manchester City although it could have been worse. If Burnley had been d(...)