Tevez can improve says Mancini

Roberto Mancini fired a warning to Manchester City's Barclays Premier League rivals that Carlos Tevez can keep getting better after he inspired his side's 2-0 win at Wigan yesterday.

No one likes us but we don't care, says Milner

City new boy eager to prove 'jealous' critics wrong – starting at Wigan today

Mancini challenges Jo to maintain scoring form

Roberto Mancini has challenged Manchester City striker Jo to keep up the good work following his goalscoring contribution to last night's 2-0 Europa League triumph over Salzburg.

Kidd says Manchester City need time

Manchester City assistant manager Brian Kidd has pleaded for patience as the Premier League's big spenders try to find their feet.

Kidd plays down fears over Balotelli's future with City

Manchester City assistant manager Brian Kidd has described reports that Mario Balotelli is set to be out of action until the end of November as nonsense. After arriving at Eastlands from Internazionale amid a huge fanfare, Balotelli's £24m move to the Premier League has so far fallen flat. Injured on a goalscoring debut against Timisoara last month, Balotelli was sent back to Italy to begin rehabilitation after a knee operation that City hoped he would be back from within a couple of months.

Samba: City could learn about team spirit from us

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City cruise into Europa group stages

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So just how good are City? It depends who lines up in Mancini's favoured XI

Every team that has won the title has had a solid core that stayed largely unchanged

City project starts to live up to its billing as Johnson pulls the strings

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Balotelli marks debut with winning goal for City

FC Timisoara 0 Manchester City 1

Poor little rich kids need Hart

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Hughes joins the race to sign Bellamy

Mark Hughes has become the latest manager to declare an interest in signing Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy.

City close in on Balotelli after Inter drop &#163;28m asking price

Young Italian striker set for Eastlands but Mancini faces battle to conclude Milner deal before season opener

Silva looks pure gold for City with Tevez likely to be the first to benefit

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