Manchester City morning news: Hart wants to return, Garcia on underdogs label

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A round up of news stories about Manchester City this morning.

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart says he’s got no desire to be rested for the Champions League game against Roma.

Hart has lost his place in recent times to Willy Caballero, who Manuel Pellegrini signed over the summer.

“Of course, I want to play every game, that is my nature, my professionalism. I am not the manager, just a player. I live by the decisions of the manager,” he told the press.

Roma boss Rudi Garcia has suggested that his says will relish the tag of being labelled underdogs for the game.

Roma head to City in good form and their boss believes that a win is possible.

“We have three points, we have started well and we will have the chance to play without pressure - We have this role as the outsider, but it can give us pride in being able to then demonstrate that the assessment of our team should be greater,” said Garcia.

Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says Roma can shock Manchester City.

Roma secured a comfortable win in their opening Champions League game as they defeated CSKA Moscow 5-1.

“A full-strength Roma can beat City, but the absences of (Daniele) De Rossi, (Leandro) Castan and (Davide) Astori could make them more vulnerable,” Mancini told GdS.

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