Manchester City edge past Aston Villa 3-2 to pick up full points from a thrilling home game.  Sergio Aguero scored the opening goal in the 3rd minute. Left-back, Aleksandar Kolarov increased the lead in the 65th minute from a brilliant free-kick. Tom Cleverley then pulled one back for the visitors in 68th minute from a brilliant long range shot. Just when things were looking good in favour of the Cityzens, Carlos Sanchez equalized with a half volley from a corner. At the stroke of 90 minutes, Aleksandar Kolarov’s corner found an opportunistic Fernandinho inside the box who chest trapped the ball brilliantly and netted the winner with an eye-catching volley. Sergio Aguero’s early goal was due to a childish error committed by Aston Villa custodian Brad Guzan. The USA international received a back pass from Ron Vlaar and in return he passed it towards a forthcoming Sergio Aguero who just had to tap in the ball inside the net. The second […]

Considering the wealth of Manchester City, you’d expect that with a new transfer window open, they would be extremely busy as usual. But not necessarily so. January transfer windows can be hard to judge, and hard to buy in – often purchases feel like panic buys or stop-gap measures. The last thing City need is the latter of those two, and more burden on the wage bill. But with the Toure brothers now away for up to eight weeks, Roberto Mancini may be keen to reinforce, and it’s an open secret that he would like at least a couple of more players. But with the financial fair play rules looming over the horizon, City’s board may not be quite as keen, and it seems Mancini has been told to sell before he buys. Possible Arrivals Daniele De Rossi Mancini has made no secret of his admiration for the Roma player. The question is, can he wrench him away from his […]