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Manchester City News, Transfer Rumors (September 30, 2016): Tottenham buildup, Patrick Roberts impresses Pep

A round-up of the latest Man City news

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Man City's Kelechi Iheanacho, Olivier Ntcham and Leroy Sane nominated for the Golden Boy award - Manchester City FC
The 2016 Golden Boy nominations have been revealed and City have three players in contention. Kelechi Iheanacho, Olivier Ntcham and Leroy Sane are among the 40-stong list of players for the coveted prize that has been won by Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and Mario Balotelli.

Guardiola dismisses Barcelona talk ahead of Man City's showdown with Spurs - Manchester Evening News
Pep Guardiola insists he will not let the prospect of a return to Barcelona derail Manchester City’s 100 percent start to the Premier League season. Leaders City face second-placed Tottenham in an early summit meeting between two of the title favourites on Sunday.

Guardiola set to recall Stones as Man City face title rivals Tottenham - Manchester Evening News
John Stones is expected to be recalled to Manchester City’s starting line up against Tottenham on Sunday after Pep Guardiola watched his defence run ragged by Celtic. On paper, the summit meeting between the Premier League’s top two represents Guardiola’s most difficult challenge yet as City manager - notwithstanding Wednesday’s breathless 3-3 draw.

Fernandinho warns Man City they need to cut out mistakes before they face Tottenham - Manchester Evening News
Fernandinho has warned Manchester City that they need to cut out the mistakes before they face Tottenham in the top two clash on Sunday. The Brazil midfielder saw his side concede three goals for the first time this season, but still claim a Champions League point at Celtic on Wednesday night.

Man City fans complain that Gabriel Jesus doesn't seem to feature in FIFA 17 - Manchester Evening News
New Manchester City signing Gabriel Jesus doesn't seem to appear in FIFA 17 - and fans of the game are very confused. City completed the signing of the coveted Brazilian forward in early August - with an agreement that he would officially move to the club in January. However, fans of FIFA 17, which was officially released on Thursday, are complaining that the 19-year-old doesn't seem to feature in the game at all.

Man City defender Kolarov goes from hero to zero - Manchester Evening News
Guardiola’s assertion may have been hyperbolic but his faith in Kolarov has looked well placed. The Serbian, 30, has undoubtedly been one of City’s best players in what’s been a superb start to the season. But Wednesday’s display against Celtic in the Champions League saw concerns over his defensive ability resurface.

Guardiola impressed by Roberts but Man City starlet faces battle to force way past Jesus, Moreno, Brahim and Zinchenko - Manchester Evening News
Patrick Roberts needed just 10 minutes to make an impression on Pep Guardiola. The 19-year-old came on as a late substitute in Manchester City’s 3-3 draw with Celtic on Wednesday and seized to opportunity to show his parent club what they are missing.