David Silva came on for Manchester City against Roma after six-week injury lay-off. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images.

David Silva wants Manchester City to avoid Barcelona and both Real and Atletico Madrid in Monday’s draw in Nyon for the Champions League last 16, t(...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko and Frank Lampard warm up during a training session for the game against Roma. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

A night in Rome may prove the defining moment of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City career.The demand from the club‘s owners is material progress in (...)

Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko and Frank Lampard warm up during a training session for the game against Roma. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

A night in Rome may prove the defining moment of Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City career.The demand from the club‘s owners is material progress in (...)

Sergio Aguero, Pablo Zabaleta and Samir Nasri of Manchester City protest to Referee Tasos Sidriopoulos at the end of the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City and CSKA Moscow earlier this month. Photograph:Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Samir Nasri accepts he and his Manchester City team-mates must deliver in the Champions League — or face the axe. City have again failed to imp(...)

Manchester City’s Samir Nasri (right) with Manchester City’s Fernandinho (centre) during a training session in Manchester ahead of their Champions League Group E clash against Bayern Munich.  Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

As a former Bayern Munich player, Martin Demichelis knows the challenge Manchester City face when Pep Guardiola’s team take to the Etihad Stadium pit(...)

Jose Mourinho: Chelsea are not at the top because of an easy run, they are there because their rounded squad has been improved due to  astute buys by a  superb manager.

On August 16th Alexis Sanchez, all €40 million of him, made his Arsenal debut in a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace. Twelve weeks later, the man who bo(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: was expected to lead his side beyond the last 16 at least in this year’s Champions League. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA

In the aftermath of Manchester City’s Champions League meltdown, the 2-1 home defeat to CSKA Moscow, City manager Manuel Pellegrini is coming under p(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero  after a missed chance against CSKA Moscow at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manuel Pellegrini admitted having no answers as to why Manchester City cannot perform in the Champions League after the 2-1 defeat by CSKA Moscow that(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany (right)  after defeat to CSKA Moscow. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manchester City 1 CSKA Moscow 2Manuel Pellegrini’s misfiring Manchester City are bottom of Group E with two points and require a minor miracle to qual(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure  with Pablo Zabaleta  during a training session at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Toure has been the subject of racist abuse on Twitter. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City could yet win the Champions League despite his team only claiming two points so far in the group phase. (...)