De Bruyne 'is one of best players I've worked with' says Pep Guardiola - but what makes him so special?
"Messi is on his own in the table but Kevin is in the next table and he is right up there," said Pep Guardiola of his star Man City player after another brilliant performance last weekend took his tally to three assists and two goals for the season, in five games.
City to face United n EFL Cup Round 4
With a quarter-final place up for grabs, the Manchester giants will face for the second time in just six weeks, with the Blues winning the September derby 2-1. Now Jose Mourinho will face Pep Guardiola on the Old Trafford touchline once again with the Reds no doubt looking for revenge.
Swansea v Manchester City: Talking Points
Aleix Garcia was undoubtedly the star of the show and his progress under Pep has been impressive to say the least. The Spaniard was confident from the word go, spraying passes around with accuracy, keeping possession well and showed he has the ability to beat players as well.
Stoke loanee Wilfried Bony causing dressing-room unrest with lack of effort for Premier League's bottom club - Mirror Online
Boss Mark Hughes hoped striker Bony would be the proven Premier League goal-getter his Potters have lacked when he landed him on loan from Manchester City on Deadline Day last month. But it is understood he and his staff are already unhappy with the 27-year-old for failing to show the appetite and work-rate they expect of their players.
Vincent Kompany's Manchester City attendance record is now reaching critically bad levels - Mirror Online
Wednesday night's EFL Cup victory at Swansea City might have extended Manchester City's winning streak to nine matches, but there was an all-too familiar tale to tell by the end of it.
Sergio Aguero must overcome Wales hoodoo to score for Manchester City on his return from suspension - Mirror Online
The Argentina star has scored at almost every ground he has played at on the way to a staggering 303 senior goals for club and country. But, according to figures taken from worldfootball.net, he's never managed to find the net in Wales.
Manchester City transfer news: Leonardo Bonucci still wanted with Vincent Kompany set for more injury hell
MANCHESTER CITY will consider a fresh move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci after Vincent Kompany’s latest injury nightmare. Pep Guardiola is a huge fan of the Italy star and considered a move in the summer.