- Reports on last night's 2-0 win (and 3-0 on aggregate) over FC Timisoara from the Telegraph, Guardian, Manchester Evening News (player ratings here and here), and Daily Mail. Oh, and us.
- Roberto Mancini on the performance of Dedryck Boyata and the importance of the Europa League. [Sky Sports]
- City's manager speaks to the importance of his reserves, and hints at a Shay Given appearance in the near future. [Manchester Evening News]
- Fulham (and former City manager Mark Hughes) are interested in striker Roque Santa Cruz. [Daily Mail]
- Steve Bruce, manager of Sunderland, looks to knock off City in Week 3. I won't toy with the football gods, but good luck with that, Steve. [Telegraph]
- City's football administrator Brian Marwood scoffs at the criticism of the Blues' spending policies. [Telegraph]
Friday Links: Through to the Group Stage
By Chris Burton
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