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CommentaryReporting by @mancity

12:18

Stat

Last time out against Wolves, Leicester’s Jamie Vardy scored his 100th Premier League goal since turning 30, ending his 11-game goalless streak in the competition. 

He has scored eight Premier League goals against City, only netting more against Arsenal (11) and Watford (9).


12:15

Rolling Stones

I love watching John Stones, so I am delighted to see him in the side again today. 

He's so brave - constantly steps into midfield or looks to play balls between the lines. He's key to starting our attacks. 

12:15
12:12

Pep [on Leicester]

"The expectations at Leicester are high after what they have done for the last decade. When it is like this, the results they had are a surprise. 

"The last five games, they have lost just one, which says they are coming back."

12:11

From our journalist David Clayton at the King Power Stadium

"It’s amazing what Erling Haaland has done since he’s been at City, but if anyone outside our Club is thinking we have suddenly become a one-player team, more fool them. 

"Yes, Erling has quickly become our talisman, but this is largely the side that won the title last season, and the season before. 

"He’s unfit this afternoon, but hopefully it is more of a precaution than anything else, so a big afternoon for Julian Alvarez and it will be fascinating to see how our approach play, which has undoubtedly been tweaked in recent months, adjusts this afternoon."

12:03
11:58

Goater speaking on Matchday Live

“I really am pleased. Because Laporte is a left sided centre-back, he has in his armour to hit the 50 yard passes. His passing is quality and he doesn’t give the ball away very often. I am particularly pleased to see him back after his injuries. 

“Stones can pick out options and it’s great to see him back as well.

"I think in general play it will be a three. Akanji will fill inside.”

11:54

Pep [on our next three PL fixtures]

"I have the feeling these three games will say a lot about, not our future, but about what we want to do in the Premier League this season." 

11:51

Our Phil

11:47

Dickov speaking on Matchday Live

“What we’ve seen of Alvarez already, he looks as if he’s going to be a top player. He works ever so hard, he’s enthusiastic and he’s such a good finisher. It’s left foot, right foot and his work rate is infectious.

“He’ll love playing No.9 as it’s his natural position.”