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'They have two players going to the African Nations Cup. Kolo Toure is not playing a lot but he is a great player,' Adebayor said. 'Yaya Toure has been amazing for them this year'

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Unbeaten Man City power on at top of table

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Manchester City defender Kolo Toure hopes to return a new player after completing his ban for failing a drugs test.

Mark van Bommel reveals Manchester City interest

Holland midfielder Mark van Bommel claims Manchester City attempted to prise him away from AC Milan last week.

Dzeko scores four as Man City hammer Spurs

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Samir Nasri completes switch to Manchester City

Manchester City have signed France midfielder Samir Nasri from Arsenal on a four-year contract, the Premier League leaders said today.

Manchester City under less pressure after FA Cup win says Gareth Barry

Gareth Barry believes the demand for success at Manchester City is less intense due to last season's FA Cup triumph.

Roberto Mancini says Sergio Aguero bid is imminent

Roberto Mancini expects Manchester City to lodge a bid for Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero in the next few days despite Carlos Tevez's exit dragging on.

City seal third with comfortable win at Bolton

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