The Etihad Stadium skipper will be out for three weeks with a groin strain, with a return in time to face United on September 22 the target.
Steve Howey has said that Magpies boss Alan Pardew is being ‘hung out to dry’ by the club’s owners and faces the sack.
In what will be his biggest test to date south African star Oscar Pistorius is to stand trial in spring next year accused of murder.
Washington Redskins' season could be over before it has even began as they lose yet another QB just two weeks ahead of the opening game of the season.
Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates is set for a further spell on the sidelines, costing him a potential move away from the club.
Arsenal face Fenerbahce in a Champions League qualifier on Wednesday evening.
Arsenal fan Piers Morgan claims Arsenal need Tottenham's negotiator in chief in charge of transfer at the Emirates.
Following a frustrating summer of inaction and an opening 3-1 defeat at home to Aston Villa in their Premier League season opener, Arsenal fans have turned on the manager and the board ahead of a tough trip to Istanbul on Wednesday.
A bizarre claim was made by a Spanish newspaper earlier today regarding the Manchester United manager's faith in David de Gea.
A round-up of news and views relating to Chelsea over the past 24 hours.