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Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Manuel Pellegrini admits early-season clash is a must-win after Bayern Munich loss

Pellegrini believes going eight points behind Chelsea at this stage of the season is not possible

Yaya Touré (left) and Bayern Munich’s Spanish defender Juan Bernat

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Yaya Toure brushes off criticism and says his commitment to the club 'will always be high'

A number of ex-players and pundits have criticised Toure for not tracking back to defend

Manchester City’s past will not mean much to the likes of Sergio Aguero, but what he knows is that he has been part of the transformation of a football club who were not on his radar pre-2008

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Gary Neville claims City need to win the Champions League sooner rather than later - or risk missing out on it

Neville claims City need to win in Europe before their squad grows too old

Jose Mourinho

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Jose Mourinho takes a thinly-veiled swipe at Premier League rivals as he calls for tougher FFP sanctions

The Chelsea manager wants point deductions and titles stripped for anyone who breaks Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules

Diego Costa

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Diego Costa 'must play' with hamstring trouble to give Jose Mourinho an edge

The Special One revealed in midweek that the summer signing cannot currently play more than one game a week

Tim Sherwood column: Chelsea have found a more attacking rhythm with Cesc Fabregas in the side

That should be all the motivation Manchester City’s players need to start performing

Yaya Toure

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Death of Yaya Touré brother could be affecting City midfielder, says Manuel Pellegrini

Pellegrini launches impassioned defence of under-fire City midfielder, saying he needs support

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart impressed against Bayern Munich

Statistical preview to the Premier League, featuring Manchester City vs Chelsea; West Ham vs Liverpool and Aston Villa vs Arsenal

WhoScored.com, who offer the largest online database for detailed football statistics, preview the top matches the Premier League this weekend on behalf of The Independent

Premier League football on TV: Matches on this weekend, including West Ham vs Liverpool and Manchester City vs Chelsea

A round-up of the games you can see on television over the weekend

Sergio Aguero vs Diego Costa: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Manchester City and Chelsea

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' forwards ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Etihad Stadium

Manchester City vs Chelsea: Diego Costa will start on Sunday, says Jose Mourinho

Costa has been battling injury and did not start in the draw with Schalke

Mario Balotelli celebrates his first Liverpool goal

Mario Balotelli: Staff at arson-hit Manchester Dogs' Home convinced Liverpool striker is behind five-figure donation

Italian volunteered at the centre during his time at Manchester City

Yaya Touré (left) and Bayern Munich’s Spanish defender Juan Bernat

Paul Scholes column: Yaya Toure's lack of defensive work is a big problem for Manchester City – he just doesn't look interested

EXCLUSIVE: The amount of time I saw opponents get in behind him in the game in Munich was quite remarkable

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