Manuel Pellegrini is without a recognised right-back as Zabaleta joins Micah Richards on the injury list, with either Dedryck Boyata, Jack Rodwell or James Milner set to fill in
The midfielder has been linked with a move away in January in search of regular football
VIDEO: The statue, of a man called Neb-Sanu, appeared to turn itself during the day
Britain's biggest high street bakery chain stands by its decision to stop stocking the Manchester treat a decade ago
Listeners to the Manchester station hit back, accusing it of promoting bullying
The manager at Wigan Council also told several hundred reeling employees about his weekend at a 'punk rock festival in Blackpool'
VIDEO: The statue, of a man called Neb-Sanu, turns during the day
Police are investigating the assault at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday evening
Move follows complaints from home supporters
Manchester City fell to a shock defeat against Southampton at the weekend
Manchester City revealed yesterday that the midfielder had been released
Tait is understood to have fallen from an apartment block in Hong Kong
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure believes former Arsenal team-mate Robin van Persie would boost their chances of winning the Champions League if he opted for a move to the Etihad Stadium.
The Stone Roses generated £23m for the Manchester economy by reuniting for a three-day musical extravaganza in their hometown, experts have estimated.
Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley is keen to put a nightmare season behind him and look forward to starting afresh in August.
Danny Cipriani believes he will return to England "a better player and a better person" following his 18-month stint with Melbourne Rebels.