Vincent Kompany scores  Manchester City’s  third goal during the  Premier League match against  West Brom  at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

West Brom 0 Manchester City 3 These are only the embryonic stages of the new Premier League season so perhaps there should be a note of caution attach(...)

Manchester City have agreed a €20 million fee with AS Roma for Edin Dzeko, according to reports in Italy. Photograph: Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester City have agreed a €20 million fee with AS Roma for Edin Dzeko, according to reports in Italy. The striker is understood to have already ag(...)

Daniel Ginczek scores his second and VfB Stuttgart’s fourth goal in the friendly game against Manchester City at The Mercedes-Benz Arena in  Stuttgart. Photograph: John Marsh/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City conceded four goals in 36 hapless minutes on Saturday as they slumped to a 4-2 defeat by VfB Stuttgart in a pre-season friendly. The B(...)

Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic signs an autograph for an Inter Milan supporter upon his arrival in Italy. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic has joined Inter Milan on an 18-month loan deal with a view to a permanent transfer, his Premier League parent (...)

Andrew Ayew is to join Swansea City on a free transfer after his contract at Marseille ran out. Photograph: Getty

Ghana forward Andre Ayew has joined Swansea on a four-year deal, subject to international clearance. The 25-year-old was out of contract at Marseille (...)

Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

Swansea City’s Gylfi Sigurdsson scores his team’s first goal against Manchester City. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

Swansea City 2-4 Manchester City Maybe this was Yaya Touré’s way of bowing out in style and showing Manchester City what they could be missing. Fo(...)

Manuel Pellegrini has credit for winning the Premier League and League Cup in his first season with Manchester City. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Manuel Pellegrini is likely to remain as Manchester City’s manager for next season after the club’s hierarchy reviews the Chilean’s performance, a pr(...)

Sergio Agüero celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s fourth goal fagainst QPR at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

When the endgame arrived, QPR politely ushered themselves out without barely a flicker of resistance. No arguing at the door, no recriminations or an(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero clips the ball over QPR goalkeeper Robert Green as centre back Richard Dunne looks on during the    Premier League  match at Etihad Stadium. Photo: Nigel Roddis/EPA

Manchester City 6 QPR 0When the endgame arrived, QPR politely ushered themselves out without barely a flicker of resistance. No arguing at the door, n(...)