Aguero opened the scoring against Norwich

Sergio Aguero will improve warns Vincent Kompany

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has warned opponents that Argentinian star Sergio Aguero has not yet hit his best form.

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Villas-Boas is feeling the heat as Lampard plays waiting game

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Mancini not satisfied as City sparkle before a late wobble

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Mancini wants £38m Eto'o in straight swap for Tevez

Talisman heads closer to Inter switch but City manager must convince board over 30-year-old Cameroon star

Mike Rigg: 'Agents still offer us £40m players. Now we say no'

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Tevez's legs were still willing – but his heart clearly lies elsewhere

As City waved goodbye to a trophyless era, their captain was refusing to commit his future

Poster Boy Silva insists he has steel as well as style

City's talented Spanish midfielder tells Ian Herbert how he has shaken off doubts about his size and homesickness to become one of the key figures in the Eastlands revolution

Mancini happy to keep Tevez in dark over Wembley starting role

Roberto Mancini yesterday indicated that he is seeking to make significant advances into the transfer market when Manchester City's pursuit of the FA Cup and a Premier League third place are concluded, with his conviction that "maybe it will be easier to sign top players" this summer one that may test the club's resolve to meet Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules.

James Lawton: Touré provides catalyst which may turn costly experiment into success

For a spell after Touré’s strike, City looked the way they should have done for some time now

Berbatov makes a rare start but again he packs up early

On paper, they were strike options to thrill Wembley. The Premier League's top scorer in red and, in blue, a player of prodigious talent whom Roberto Mancini says will one day be "world class". Dimitar Berbatov and Mario Balotelli.

Mancini: 'Now we take the fruit from the tree'

Crucial League game at Liverpool then an FA Cup semi-final with United. It could be City manager's finest three hours

James Lawton: Mancini casts off the shackles to unleash a revolution of riches

The poverty of ambition displayed recently was replaced by a faster tempo and the idea that this might be a team finally prepared to make something of its riches

City awake from recent slumbers to put Sunderland to the sword

Manchester City 5 Sunderland 0

City season threatening to fall away – again

Hope of winning league has been replaced by fear club will miss out on fourth amid over-reliance on Tevez, writes Ian Herbert

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