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Jovetic has seen his start to life with City hampered by injury but he could make his return against the Hammers in the League Cup semi-final second leg

Warnock backs Manchester City to crack top four

Neil Warnock tipped Manchester City to break into the Barclays Premier League top three this season after seeing at first hand just how the Eastlands revolution is progressing.

Transfer talk: Chimbonda choice

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Aston Villa close in on Dunne deal

Aston Villa have agreed a fee with Manchester City for defender Richard Dunne.

Transfer talk: Pavlyuchenko to Spartak

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Moyes criticism 'inaccurate' claims Lescott

Manchester City new boy Joleon Lescott claims David Moyes' criticisms of his attitude are "inaccurate" but not something he wishes to dwell on at the moment.

Lescott raring to get started at Manchester City

Joleon Lescott will finally get a chance to train with his new team-mates this morning after completing his move to Manchester City.

Manchester City to announce Lescott signing

Manchester City expect to finally announce the capture of Joleon Lescott from Everton at some point today.

Sam Wallace: O'Neill feels chill of expectation after putting heat on the big four

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Lescott sale allows Moyes to splash cash

Everton manager David Moyes last night insisted that he would use money from the sale of Joleon Lescott to bring in some experienced new players before the transfer window closes.

Hughes holds nerve in pursuit of Lescott

Manchester City will not improve on their £20m offer for Joleon Lescott and are confident that, having dropped him from his squad, David Moyes now has no option but to do business.

Manchester City confirm Lescott chase is still on

Manchester City manager Mark Hughes has not given up the chase for Joleon Lescott.

Hughes 'not trying' to make enemies

Mark Hughes insists he is not deliberately trying to wind up managers at the top end of the Premier League.

Rodwell secures Everton progress

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Dropping Lescott is a gamble admits Moyes

David Moyes admits he is gambling with Everton's European future by axing England defender Joleon Lescott from tonight's clash with Sigma Olomouc at Goodison Park.

Moyes slams Lescott over 'bad attitude'

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