Manuel Pellegrini `worried` by Manchester City form
Manuel Pellegrini `worried` by Manchester City form

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he is "worried" about his side`s form after they were knocked out of the League Cup by Newcastle United.

Record scorer Wayne Rooney set for Manchester derby return
Record scorer Wayne Rooney set for Manchester derby return

Manchester United are likely to welcome back captain Wayne Rooney from suspension for their visit to Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday, hoping the striker can add to his record scoring tally in the derby.

Manuel Pellegrini defiant despite Hammer blow
Manuel Pellegrini defiant despite Hammer blow

"Manuel Pellegrini has insisted it is too early to write off Manchester City`s chances of retaining the Premier League title after their 2-1 defeat at West Ham United.

Sound of silence no boost to Manuel Pellegrini
Sound of silence no boost to Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said playing in an empty stadium won`t help his side when they travel to Russia for their potentially decisive Champions League match against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini does not expect Spurs drubbing
City boss Manuel Pellegrini does not expect Spurs drubbing

Tottenham Hotspur are a different proposition to last season`s whipping boys and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini does not expect to hand them another Premier League drubbing at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Man City vs Tottenham, Preview: Mauricio Pochettino gives positive spin
Man City vs Tottenham, Preview: Mauricio Pochettino gives positive spin

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday`s clash at Premier League champions Manchester City.

Chelsea jet-setters return to local business
Chelsea jet-setters return to local business

In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea`s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.

Pellegrini challenges City to hunt down Chelsea
Pellegrini challenges City to hunt down Chelsea

Manuel Pellegrini has challenged his Manchester City stars to begin the task of reeling in Premier League leaders Chelsea with a crucial victory at Aston Villa on Saturday.

Aston Villa vs Manchester City Preview: City Premier pick-me-up against Villa
Aston Villa vs Manchester City Preview: City Premier pick-me-up against Villa

Manchester City have the chance to put their Champions League concerns to one side and move within two points of Premier League leaders Chelsea when they travel to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini rues carelessness as Roma hold Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini rues carelessness as Roma hold Manchester City

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side need to sharpen up their act after they were held 1-1 by Roma in their second Champions League Group E game.

Manuel Pellegrini backs Eliaquim Mangala to prove his worth
Manuel Pellegrini backs Eliaquim Mangala to prove his worth

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.

Seven goals could signal start of scoring bonanza for Man City: Manuel Pellegrini
Seven goals could signal start of scoring bonanza for Man City: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City`s seven goals against Sheffield Wednesday in the League Cup could signal the start of a goal-scoring frenzy for the Premier League champions, manager Manuel Pellegrini hopes.

Manchester City's Nasri faces groin operation, month out

Manchester City`s Samir Nasri is expected be sidelined for a month after manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed the French midfielder needs surgery on a groin injury.

Frank Lampard could get Chelsea send-off: Manuel Pellegrini
Frank Lampard could get Chelsea send-off: Manuel Pellegrini

Frank Lampard`s loan spell at Manchester City could come to an end with a game at his former club Chelsea on January 31, City manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed on Tuesday.

Manuel Pellegrini blasts 'small' Chelsea, hails  Frank Lampard
Manuel Pellegrini blasts 'small' Chelsea, hails Frank Lampard

Manuel Pellegrini blasted Chelsea as a "small" team and predicted more to come from Frank Lampard who scored against his former club in a tense 1-1 Premier League draw.

EPL 2014-15; Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea FC: As it Happenned...
EPL 2014-15; Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea FC: As it Happenned...

 Live-updates of the match between Manchester City and Chelsea.

Yaya Toure falls behind the shadow of Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas
Yaya Toure falls behind the shadow of Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas

After having maximum impact in shaping Manchester City's Premier League title winning campaign last season, Yaya Toure has failed to continue in the same vein. The former Barcelona midfielder was criticised by pundits and fans alike for a poor performance against Bayern Munich in the Champions League match-day one encounter in Munich on Wednesday in which the visitors lost 0-1.

Chelsea not a one-man band, says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini
Chelsea not a one-man band, says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini

Chelsea`s in-form striker Diego Costa will be a threat but the Premier League leaders are more than a one-man band, champions Manchester City`s manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.

Sputtering City bid to keep Chelsea in check
Sputtering City bid to keep Chelsea in check

Stung by a last-minute defeat in the Champions League, Manchester City will attempt to make up ground in the Premier League title race when they host leaders Chelsea on Sunday.

Manuel Pellegrini challenges Sergio Aguero to bag Ballon D'Or
Manuel Pellegrini challenges Sergio Aguero to bag Ballon D'Or

Manchester City football team manager Manuel Pellegrini has challenged striker Sergio Aguero to bag the Ballon D'Or and smash the prestigious award's domination of La Liga duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.