Manchester City morning news: Pellegrini reflects on win, Garcia angry

Manuel Pellegrini

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

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has hailed the side’s resolve as they made it through to the last 16 of the Champions League.

City went into the game against Roma last night needing a win to progress and they produced an impressive 2-0 win.

“Maybe in this moment if we hadn't qualified for the next round, it would be easy for me to say we were missing a lot of players, but I have a lot of trust and confidence in this squad,” said the boss.

Roma boss Rudi Garcia claims his side were the better team in the opening exchanges and should have cashed in on the pressure they built up.

“We should've made more of our opening half-hour, when we had City on the ropes. Similarly, you can't allow a player like Nasri to shoot undisturbed from distance,” said Garcia.

The latest reports suggest Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be out of action for up to six weeks.

Aguero limped out of the win against Everton last weekend with knee ligament damage.

Boss Pellegrini has confirmed that the forward could be out for anything between four and six weeks.

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