Roberto Mancini has been out of work since leaving Galatasaray during the summer and is set to return to the San Siro after the sacking of Internazionale boss Walter Mazzarri

Inter Milan have fired coach Walter Mazzarri after a poor start to the season, leaving former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini in line to return t(...)

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. (...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney: record goalscorer in the Manchester derby with 11 goals. Photo: Nigel French/PA

Wayne Rooney has given Manchester United a big boost by being passed fit to lead the attack in tomorrow’s derby while the champions will be without t(...)

The signing of Ángel Di María, along with Radamel Falcao, illustrates the power United still wield in the transfer market, despite their absence from Europe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Here we go then, same old Manchester derby. Settled champion team against big-spending upstarts. Well-grooved star names against a roster of new faces(...)

  Alan Pardew (left), manager of Newcastle United, applauds the fans after victory over Manchester City,  as Manuel Pellegrini  walks towards the dug tunnel. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was concerned about his team’s form after being dumped out of the Capital One Cup by Newcastle. (...)

Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko celebrates scoring his side’s  second goal during the  Capital One Cup fourth round victory over Manchester City at  the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Photo:  Peter Byrne/PA

Manchester City 0 Newcastle United 2 Manchester City relinquished their grip on the League Cup in the worst possible fashion. The lack of spark (...)

Wayne Rooney was due to return against Manchester City this Sunday having completed a three-match suspension. Photograph: Nigel French

Wayne Rooney’s participation in Sunday’s Manchester derby is in the balance after he was reportedly seen limping at a sponsors’ promotional event at O(...)