Sport Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak looks on from the in the stands at the Etihad Stadium

City reported losses of £51.6m for 2012/13, down from £97.9m the previous year

Tevez uses enforced absence to return home for family visit

Manchester City have given Carlos Tevez permission to return home to Argentina to visit his family as the forward recuperates from a thigh injury.

Santa Cruz: I want out of City and so does Tevez

Roque Santa cruz has revealed he wants to move to Spain in the new year and also claims Carlos Tevez is unhappy at Manchester City.

De Jong 'no malice' tackle breaks Ben Arfa's leg as City go second

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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.

Santa Cruz open to future Lazio move

Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz has not given up hope of playing in Serie A in the future.

Lazio not bothered by Santa Cruz deal failure

Lazio president Claudio Lotito does not consider it a failure the club did not secure the services of Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz.

Liverpool and Villa name squads shy of the permitted 25

Liverpool exposed yesterday the lack of depth and experience in their squad by naming just 21 players out of a maximum of 25 for the first half this Premier League season. Among those included by the Merseyside club were the new signing Paul Konchesky and Ryan Babel, whose future at the club had been in doubt.

Adebayor hints at Manchester City exit

Emmanuel Adebayor has indicated he could look to leave Manchester City if he cannot play regularly this season.

Milner: I joined City because I'm desperate to win trophies quickly

James Milner has said he feels no sense of guilt that his transfer contributed to Martin O'Neill's resignation at Aston Villa. O'Neill walked out of the club five days before the start of the season after failing either to keep the England midfielder at Villa Park or to receive assurances from the owner, Randy Lerner, that the £24m transfer fee from Manchester City would be made available for team strengthening.

Transfer Talk: Hughes bolsters back line with signing of Algeria's Halliche

Mark Hughes has made his second signing since taking over at Fulham, with Algerian international defender Rafik Halliche moving to Craven Cottage on a three-year deal for a reported £1.3m.

Carroll keeps feet on the ground

Andy Carroll will not allow himself to get carried away after taking the first step towards filling the legendary Alan Shearer's boots.

Mancini hands gloves to Hart for City's assault on Europa League

The Manchester City manager, Roberto Mancini, has confirmed that the goalkeeper Joe Hart will retain his place between the posts tonight in Romania. However, City will be without their summer signings, the Serbian Aleksandar Kolarov and the German international Jerome Boateng through injury for the first leg of their play-off match in the Europa League against FC Timisoara.

West Ham take lead in race to sign £10m Santa Cruz

Manchester City, who need to shed a third of their squad in order to meet Premier League requirements, may see forward Roque Santa Cruz depart for West Ham after just one season at Eastlands .

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.

Bellamy talks himself out of Mancini's plans

Welshman threatens to walk away from the game if he misses City manager's 25-man cut at Eastlands
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