Despite going nine points behind the leaders Manchester United, the Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini stated that he is still confident that his club can win the title this season.
The Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said that he hopes that the striker Sergio Aguero will be available for the team in time for the match against Arsenal in a fortnight. City will be playing in this crucial away match looking to stay in touch with United at the top of the table.
The Manchester City manager presented a special praise for the striker Mario Balotelli, who scored his first goal of the Premier league season in the match against Wigan. The 22-year-old Italian came into the new season on the back of a very successful Euro 2012 with the Italian national team.
Manchester City has defeated Sunderland in a Premier League match played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday. City won the match quite comfortably by 3-0. This was the fourth victory for City in the ongoing Premier League.
Manchester City is currently at no. 3 in the Premier League points table. The City team has played 7 matches in the competition so far out of which the team hasn’t lost even a single match. The team has won four and the remaining three has finished in the form of a draw.
The Manchester city midfielder James Milner has said that the England national team can certainly cope with the loss of the former captain John Terry. The Chelsea defender was recently ruled out of the match against Ukraine after suffering a major injury in the match against Moldova.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has said that the failure of the club and to lift the Premier league title last season will push them to major success in the forthcoming seasons.
The 31-year-old was a major options for Manchester United in the second half of last season after he was ruled out with a major injury. He has just returned to first team football and will be a major asset in helping Manchester United lift the record 20th Premier league title. Sir Alex Ferguson has said prior to the start of the new season that winning the league is the priority.
Manchester City has won the community shield by defeating Chelsea by 3-2 on 12th of August. The City players scored all the three goals in the second half of the match.
Chelsea took the lead in the 40th minute of the match when Fernando Torres scored a goal by capitalizing on a brilliant reverse pass from Ramires. Fernando Torres was in brilliant form in Euro 2012 and he was the winner of the Golden Boot award in that tournament. He continued his good form in the Community Shield tournament as well.
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has said that building on the success achieved by the club this season will be the hardest part.
Manchester City managed to win their first ever Premier league title in their history after achieving a dramatic success over Manchester United on the final day of the campaign.
Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry has said that he is ready to enjoy a number of trophies at the club in the coming years.
Manchester City recently won the Premier league title for the first time in their history, while it was also the first league title they have won after a gap of 44 years.
Many are expecting the club to spend big in the summer in the hopes of attaining Champions League glory next season. Gareth Barry joined the club a few seasons ago from Aston Villa, but was heavily criticised for choosing money over football.