Manchester City players (L-R) Vincent Kompany, Frank Lampard and Aleksandar Kolarov during their  training session in Munich on Tuesday. Photograph: Marc Mueller / EPA

The mission for Manchester City in Bavaria this evening is to prove their Champions League lesson has been learned. With Manuel Pellegrini hoping for(...)

 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(...)

 Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is out for a ‘couple of weeks’ at least with a hamstring injury. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hopes top scorer Sergio Aguero will be out of action for no longer than a fortnight. Aguero was(...)

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

Manchester City 1 Wigan 2: Manchester City have all the billions in the wor(...)

 Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: His side struggle on the road. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

The Premier League’s three big spenders – Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Chelsea – had a combined outlay of £259.4m on transfers last summer b(...)

Jack Rodwell of Manchester City goes down under a challenge from Mike Williamson of Newcastle United during the League Cup fourth round match between the sides at St James’ Park.  Photograph: Ian T Horrocks/Getty Images

Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2 (AET, 0-0 after 90 minutes):Alvardo Negredo and Edin Dzeko struck twice in extra-time to book Manchester City’s p(...)

Nicolas Anelka may return for West Bormwich Albion this weekend after ‘compassionate leave’. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
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Cardiff (11) v Everton (14) Cardiff will be without their £7.5million Danish striker Andreas Cornelius due to an ankle injury sustained against Accrin(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany lies injured during the Barclays Premier League match against Newcastle United. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is likely to be sidelined for a month with a groin injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini has said.The influential(...)

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany  leaves the pitch injured during the  Premier League match against  Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is hopeful of making a quick recovery after being forced out of his side’s season opener.The defender suffered(...)