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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini already knows which players he wants to buy this summer and will now decide who he wants to sell.
City's hopes of retaining the Premier League title are looking increasingly bleak after Manchester United once again increased their advantage at the top of the table to 15 points.
But Mancini is not giving up the fight and still feels his team have plenty to play for in both the league and the FA Cup , in which City face Barnsley in the quarter-finals next week.
That gives some players chance to underline their worth to Mancini as the manager - who remains confident in his own position at the Etihad Stadium - starts to think ahead to how he might reshape the squad in the summer.
City have already been linked with a host of players, including Napoli's Edinson Cavani and Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez, and Mancini admits he has some targets in mind.
He said: "I think it is important the games we have from now until the end, very i...
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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has told his players their win over Chelsea counts for nothing if they fail to beat Aston Villa on Monday.
The champions have responded well since a dismal defeat at Southampton all but ended their hopes of retaining their Barclays Premier League crown last month.
City thrashed Leeds in the FA Cup and deservedly overcame then third-placed Chelsea...
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is adamant that his team are still in the title race after his side narrowed the gap at the top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 victory at Aston Villa.
Carlos Tevez's goal late in the first half was enough to give City victory at Villa Park on Monday to leave Mancini's side 12 points behind leaders Manchester United.
PSG director Leonardo suggested his team are more suited to playing in the Champions League than Ligue 1 after an embarrassing defeat to 10-man Reims.
Carlo Ancelotti's side went down 1-0 in Reims as Grzegorz Krychowiak scored in the 64th minute, six minutes after the hosts had Christopher Glombard sent off for a second bookable offence.
PSG had already seen Zlatan Ibrahimovic...
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has told his players their impressive win over Chelsea counts for nothing if they fail to beat struggling Aston Villa, while captain Vincent Kompany looks a doubt for the game.