Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Eliaquim Mangala is suited to the Premier League despite the France defender`s poor performance in the champions` 4-2 win at Hull.
Premier League leaders Chelsea conserved their three-point advantage by beating Aston Villa 3-0 on Saturday, while Wayne Rooney was sent off as Manchester United edged West Ham United.
A last-gasp goal from defender Jerome Boateng gave Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group E clash on Wednesday
Arsenal and Manchester City meet at The Emirates on Saturday when both teams will seek to roar into life after making spluttering starts to their Premier League campaigns.
Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko has declared that Chelsea represent the biggest threat to the Premier League title defenders this season.
Fresh from signing a new four-year contract with Manchester City and taking over as captain of Bosnia, Edin Dzeko has every reason to smile when he considers his future.
Edin Dzeko, a key figure in Manchester City`s 2-0 victory at Newcastle United, is on the verge of signing a new contract that will keep him at the club for the next five years.
Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran being played at Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador.
Edin Dzeko weighed in with a first-half goal as Bosnia-Herzegovina knocked Iran out of the World Cup with a 3-1 win in Salvador on Wednesday.
Bosnia-Hercegovina`s maiden appearance at a World Cup finals ended in disappointment as Peter Odemwingie`s goal condemned them to a 1-0 defeat by African champions Nigeria in Cuiaba and ensured they could not qualify for the second round.
Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina being played at Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba.
Edin Dzeko is as important to Bosnia as Lionel Messi is to Argentina, coach Safet Susic claimed on the eve of Saturday`s` Group H clash with Nigeria.
Croatia`s football squad have donated a quarter of their money earned for reaching the World Cup finals to victims of deadly floods that have devastated the Balkans.
By packing a punch both on the pitch and in the transfer market, Manchester City managed to outmuscle their rivals in the race for Premier League glory in 2013-14.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said that his side would make deserving Premier League champions after they swept to the verge of glory by crushing Aston Villa 4-0.
Manchester City are within touching distance of the Premier League title after overwhelming Aston Villa 4-0 on Wednesday to close within a point of the championship.
Bosnia-Hercegovina coach Safet Susic has backed his team to advance from their World Cup group into the last 16 at the showpiece event in Brazil.
Edin Dzeko scored twice as Manchester City took control of the Premier League title race by coming from behind to secure a nail-biting 3-2 win at Everton on Saturday.
Manchester City took advantage of Liverpool`s slip to put the destiny of the Premier League title back in their own hands as Yaya Toure inspired a 2-0 victory against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
Manchester City has turned on the pressure on their Premier League title rivals with a 4-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday at the Etihad.
Day in Pics: 1st October
Showbiz World - October 1, 2014
George Clooney - Amal Alamuddin grand Venice wedding