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(...)

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

 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’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(...)

Steven Naismith #14 (2nd right) of Everheads the equaliser against Manchester City  at Goodison Park. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Steven Naismith’s equaliser for Everton against Manchester City meant the champions fell two points behind Chelsea at the top of the Premier League ta(...)

Frank Lampard celebrates scoring Manchester City’s winner in the 3-2 win over Sunderland, a goal which moved him above Thierry Henry in the all time Premier League scorers list. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester City 3 Sunderland 2 For a second successive game, Manchester City somehow contrived to lose a two-goal lead at home against a team t(...)

  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(...)