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Manchester City find themselves in a defensive crisis following a thigh injury for John Stones which will keep him out of action for four weeks at the least.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will reportedly consider a move for a new central defender in January following a long-term knee injury for Aymeric Laporte.
Man City defender Aymeric Laporte will be missing and out of action for at least 20 games after sustaining a serious injury in the game against Bournemouth in the Premier League last week. The Spanish defender is an important member of City's squad and it is understood the club have no plans to sign a replacement.
Manchester United are reportedly closing on the signing of defender Harry Maguire from Leicester City after agreeing on a £80m fee with the east Midlands outfit.
Manchester United could reportedly face direct competition from Manchester City in the race to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City this summer.
Manchester City will be aiming to make progress in the Champions League when they host Schalke 04 in the second leg of the round of 16 tonight.
Manchester City have the chance to return to the top of the Premier League table when they welcome Chelsea to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. The Citizens come into the game after successive wins over Arsenal and Everton in the space of seven days.
Manchester City are at the Etihad Stadium for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Liverpool. The Citizens suffered a disappointing 3-0 defeat at Anfield in the reverse fixture, and they now have a huge deficit to make up in front of their faithful.
Manchester City will seek to continue their push for the Premier League title when they host Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium this weekend. The Citizens picked up a comfortable 3-0 win at Arsenal on Thursday night, and they now require just five victories in their next 10 matches to be crowned the English champions.
Manchester City will seek to continue their winning run across all competitions when they take on Arsenal in the Premier league tonight.
Manchester City will be aiming to make strides towards the quarter-finals of the Champions League when they take on Basel at St Jakob Park in the round of 16 first-leg. The Swiss champions have possessed an impressive record against English sides with four wins in their previous five home outings, but they can expect a stiffer challenge versus the Premier League leaders.
Manchester United will aim to extend their 17-match winning streak in the Premier League when they take on Newcastle United at St James Park on Wednesday night.
Manchester City are unlikely to be held to ransom for the services of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk. The Netherlands international has been strongly tipped to pursue a fresh challenge next month, having failed to seal his preferred move to Liverpool last summer.
Manchester City may not move for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez until next summer with Pep Guardiola not wanting to disrupt the balance of his squad.
Manchester City are prepared to offer stiff competition to Liverpool in the race to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk during the January transfer window.
Manchester City will reportedly look to take advantage of Lyon's interest in Eliaquim Mangala in order to sign highly-rated centre-back Mouctar Diakhaby in the New Year.
Manchester City will look to maintain their slender lead in the Premier League when they take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Citizens are currently on 16 points for the season, and they are just ahead of rivals Manchester United on goal difference.
Premier League holders Chelsea will look to close the gap on leaders Manchester City when they host them in Saturday's late kickoff from Stamford Bridge. The Blues are currently three points behind Pep Guardiola's side, and even a victory won't assure them of the top spot due to the superior goal difference of both City and Manchester United.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will play no part in Saturday's early kick-off against Liverpool in the Premier League.
Manchester City are expected to offload the services of Eliaquim Mangala before the transfer window closes next week.