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Loan Watch: Ntcham and Unal net stunners

LOAN WATCH: How have our loanees fared across the world?

LOAN WATCH: How have our loanees fared across the world?

Manchester City’s loan stars have been in action again this weekend, with some particularly catching the eye.

Enes Unal hit the headlines again, becoming history’s highest scoring Turkish player in Holland with a stunner.

The 19-year-old netted a fantastic long-range strike, creating space with a quick change of pace before unleashing a powerful effort into the top corner against Willem II.

The goal was Unal's second in two games and his 12th of the season.

Bersant Celina completed 90 minutes and grabbed an assist – Darryl Lachman headed the Kosovan’s cross into his own net – while Yaw Yeboah was an unused substitute.

Elsewhere, it was a disappointing day for the Blues’ many loanees at NAC Breda, who lost 2-1 at Graafschap.

Manu Garcia and Brandon Barker managed the full game but Thomas Agyepong and Ashley Smith-Brown were substituted at half-time and James Horsfield (on a yellow card) was replaced on 79 minutes.

Oleksandr Zinchenko was brought on for the final ten minutes of PSV’s 4-0 thrashing of Roda.

In Italy, Olivier Ntcham was on the scoresheet for the second consecutive game, helping Genoa to a 2-0 triumph at Empoli.

The Frenchman was introduced just after the hour mark and opened the scoring on 89 minutes, rifling a superb first-time effort into the bottom corner.

Meanwhile, Joe Hart’s Torino were victorious, coming from behind to defeat Palermo 3-1.

In the English Championship, Aaron Mooy found the net again for Huddersfield with a penalty but couldn’t prevent them from falling to a 3-1 home defeat to league leaders Newcastle.

North of the border, Billy O’Brien had a day to forget as Celtic triumphed 4-1 over St Mirren. Introduced at the break, Patrick Roberts made his return to the Hoops squad.

Teammate Mikael Lustig hailed the winger's impact, as he inspired his side - trailing at the break - a comeback win, with two assists.

Over in Spain, Samir Nasri and Pablo Maffeo were on the winning side as Sevilla edged Athletic Bilbao 1-0 and Girona trounced Getafe 5-1. Both completed 90 minutes.

However, Eliaquim Mangala couldn’t repeat his scoring heroics from the previous game, as Valencia suffered a 3-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid, and Angelino’s Mallorca drew 1-1 at Murcia.

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GET IN: The Blues celebrate Aguero's opener at the Stadium of Light.

Manchester City Club Journalist Rob Pollard picks out the big talking points from City's impressive Premier League victory over Sunderland.

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Sane, Silva and Aguero lauded after Sunderland win

HIGH FIVE: David and Gael greet City's second goalscorer.

With Man City’s victory over Sunderland on Sunday still fresh in everyone’s minds as they wake up to start a new week, the headlines focus on what we learned at the Stadium of Light.

Leroy Sane, David Silva and Sergio Aguero are all praised following City's Premier League victory over Sunderland.