Pep Guardiola impressed with Sergio Aguero's response to losing his place

Spurs defensive duo Kyle Walker and Danny Rose were also rumoured to be on City's radar

The Manchester City captain has barely kicked a ball in the last two seasons and it seemed his constant injury struggles could rob him of the chance to lead his club as the Pep Guardiola era takes shape.

Manchester City will equal their tally of Premier League wins in 2015/16 under Manuel Pellegrini (19) if they manage to beat Southampton on Saturday. The Chilean was recalled against Hull after eight Premier League games on the bench but conceded a tame late goal from the Tigers' only shot on target. I am really happy and just want to stay in there.

Bravo turned 34 on Friday but there is no guarantee he will start Saturday's tea-time game at Southampton, having been restored to the starting line up against Hull City last week.

However, Claude Puel expects January signing Manolo Gabbiadini to return from his groin injury to face Manchester City this weekend, according to Ben Nagle for MailOnline.

Sane then danced into the area and was tripped by Fraser Forster, but the Saints goalkeeper had got the faintest of touches to the ball and, much to City's frustration, referee Neil Swarbrick awarded a corner.

John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi have arrived and, though each has shown glimpses of their undoubted quality, both are susceptible to the kind of mistake that was so rare from City when Kompany was at the peak of his powers.

"I'm showing it now, but if it's not enough I will understand and I must keep showing a good performance until the end of the season and even more, for the next two or three years".


Sergio Aguero has secured Manchester City all three points against Southampton at St. Mary's.

First Silva's through-ball sent De Bruyne through and he squared for Sane to sweep past Forster for his ninth of the season.

But it appears the game will come down to defence against attack.

But after City skipper Kompany found the net for the first time since August 2015, Sane and Aguero ensured they kept Jose Mourinho's side at bay in the race for a top-four finish. The ferocity of his celebration in front of the City fans told its own story. They head into the weekend in fourth place, though their cross-town rivals, Manchester United, would move within a point if they win their game in hand. Shane Long came on but he was taken off just 20 minutes after, but by that point the game was gone.

But after 18 months of intense rehabilitation, of detoxes and early morning bootcamps, and a seemingly endless list of increasingly cruel set-backs, he is back in the City team and showing that he has been sorely missed.

That is because UEFA rules do not allow six teams from one national association to compete in the Champions League at the same time.

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