First Team News

Stick or twist? United v City talking points


The EFL Cup fourth round derby provides City with the perfect chance to return to winning ways.

Having already beaten cross-town rivals United this season in the Premier League, City will go into the game with confidence despite a tough run of results.


Kelechi: We must fight for derby win

Tickets and Travel

Extra tickets available for City v Barca

BATTLE: Manchester City's David Silva takes on Barcelona's Sergio Busquets

A limited number of additional tickets have been made available for the Champions League Group Stage game against Barcelona at the Etihad Stadium.

The Spanish side have returned part of their ticket allocation, which means more Blues can cheer on Pep Guardiola’s men from South Stand Level 1for this crucial European fixture.


Derby training: Cat-like Caballero

STRETCH: Ilkay reaches for the ball

Willy Caballero is in line for a start at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening and the goalkeeper was in fine form as Pep Guardiola's side trained ahead of the Manchester derby.

The Argentine produced an impressive reflex save to keep out Nolito's thunderous volley as the squad enjoyed a spot of shooting practice at the CFA.

First Team News

Gundogan: Expect fireworks

ILKAY: Expecting a red-hot atmosphere

Ilkay Gundogan has said the recent run of tough results for both Manchester clubs gives the EFL Cup derby added spice.

Ilkay Gundogan previews City's EFL clash with Manchester United

What the Media Says

Media City: 'Aguero is a special player'

STRIKE FORCE: Sergio Aguero

The second Manchester derby in as many months provides the press with ample opportunity to fill out the papers and pixels ahead of the game at Old Trafford.

The potential for rotation for the EFL Cup fourth round tie sparked debate about possible team line-ups, while there was plenty of pick-up on boss Pep Guardiola's backing for star striker Sergio Aguero.

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Fernandinho grants Brazilian fan's birthday wish

SMILE FOR THE CAMERA: Fernandinho and his son pose for a picture with Vitor and Cesar

Have you ever imagined sending a message to a City player and not only get a reply from them, but also the chance to meet him, talk to him and get an autograph?

That was exactly what happened this weekend when Fernandinho replied to a fan in Brazil and invited him to be his mascot during the game against Southampton.

Picture Special

Picture Special: Preparing for United


Top 10: League Cup goals

JOY: Yaya is mauled by his teammates after his screamer in the 2014 League Cup final.

Ahead of our EFL Cup clash with Manchester United, City TV count down City's best goals in League Cup history.

Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri and Carlos Tevez and Dennis Tueart star in our round-up of League Cup classics.

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