A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester City.
The Daily Star claims Manuel Pellegrini’s job will be reviewed at the end of the season.
The Chilean is under pressure to deliver silverware on both domestic and European fronts.
“The domestic form is a major concern. Now it looks like the team basically has to go on a winning run to put the pressure on Chelsea and at least make a fight of the title battle, otherwise there might be a change,” a club source told the Star.
Manchester City are sweating over the fitness of key players Vincent Kompany and Edin Dzeko.
Dzeko has been ruled out for three weeks while Kompany is struggling with a calf problem as the international break gets under way.
“I am extremely disappointed with the news that I will miss this match but I have faith in my team-mates and believe that they have it in them to get a result,” said Dzeko.
Yaya Toure is set to be named the best player from Africa for a fourth year in a row.
Toure heads a list of 25 names nominated for the award by the Confederation of African Football.