Sport Pellegrini is cautious when it comes to talk of multiple trophies

City lost their Premier League title and were beaten FA Cup finalists last term

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as PSG beat Benfica

The Sport Matrix: Monday 30 September 2013

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Italian set to be offered two-year deal with Turkish champions

Vieira will need all his powers of persuasion for City to secure Ntcham

Patrick Vieira believes methods must change if English youngsters are to improve

Manchester City's elite development squad coach says methods are lagging behind in England

Manchester City v Manchester United: David Moyes the merrier as new men take up old rivalry

United manager delighted by Rooney’s ‘cause’ as Pellegrini opts to play it cool

Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City v Manchester United: Our greater mental strength can earn derby spoils, says Manuel Pellegrini

City manager claims United game ‘is not the first difficult match’ of his tenure at the Etihad

Manuel Pellegrini during City’s training session at Plzen’s stadium
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Viktoria Plzen v Manchester City: Unbeaten Czech league champions set to welcome Manuel Pellegrini's side to the Struncovy Sady Stadion

Plzen are yet to lose a game this season having won 12 and drawn two, and they will be hoping to keep that record intact despite the arrival of Pellegrini's star-studded City side

Hughes: 'I don't think that worked for them, if I am perfectly honest'

The Conversation: Sports presenter Mark Chapman on the Premier League, celebrities and taking over Match of the Day 2

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Manchester City midfielder David Silva has been ruled out of this weekend's clash with Stoke

David Silva and Gael Clichy ruled out of Manchester City clash with Stoke after Manuel Pellegrini confirms Vincent Kompany is nearing a return

City's defensive crisis continues although Clichy's 'minor knock' shouldn't keep him out for long but Silva faces a race to be fit for Manchester derby

Alvaro Negredo, Jesus Navas and Fernandinho

Analysis: Manuel Pellegrini era rapidly up to speed with ambitions of Manchester City

Debut demolition of Newcastle showed Chilean's aggressive, attacking game plan

Pablo Zabaleta in pre-season action for Manchester City

Pablo Zabaleta rewarded for last season's good form with new four-year contract at Manchester City

Defender was named City's Player of the Year at the end of the last campaign and says he is 'very happy' that he will be staying at the Etihad

James Milner

Manchester City v Newcastle: Monday night match 'helps us out' says James Milner

Manuel Pellegrini's side will have to watch their rivals get underway over the weekend

Edin Dzeko in action for Manchester City against South China

Manchester City 1 South China 0 match report: Edin Dzeko goal sees Manuel Pellegrini celebrate maiden victory

The new Citizens manager had lost his opening two games

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