Manchester City's success in reaching Capital One Cup final has its price as they must lose star player, Kevin De Bruyne for several weeks after a serious injury.
That confirmation was stated by City's boss, Manuel Pellegrini, who admitted his concern and disappointment with De Bruyne's long term absence.
Trailing 2-1 from Everton in the first meeting doesn't seem to give much concern for Manchester City boss, Manuel Pellegrini with his team's Capital One Cup chances.
The tactician believes that his side have every chance in turning things around on their second leg match up this Wednesday at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City got themselves back on winning ways this past weekend as they demolished Crystal Palace 4-0 with Sergio Aguero getting himself back on the score sheet.
Aguero's performance was impressive indeed as he bagged two goals, but Pellegrini also believes that his team's success in getting the opener from Fabian Delph was key for their win.
Manchester City's failure to score in their latest league game against Everton raise some questions regarding Manuel Pellegrini's men goal scoring ability.
However, Pellegrini believes that what happened in their latest league match is just a one off occasion where they actually played well, but couldn't convert their chances.
Liverpool's performance is far from consistent up till now, but that doesn't put them under massive fear this midweek as they set to face current league leader, Arsenal.
According to The Reds' boss, Jurgen Klopp, his side have a certain plan when facing top teams in Premier League, so he is hoping that Liverpool can produce another good performance against Gunners.
Manchester City remain one of the top candidates to win English Premier League this season, but some doubts occurring recently with the absence of their skipper, Vincent Kompany.
However, Man City's boss, Manuel Pellegrini ensured fans that his side can still win a title even without Kompany's presence or any other important names.
Going into the new year joint top of English Premier League table, Arsenal are confident that they have what it takes to finally won it again after such long absence.
That confidence was revealed by Gunners' boss, Arsene Wenger, who stated that his side have the required quality to challenge for the title this time around.
Suffering a defeat against Arsenal on their latest English Premier League fixture has apparently put more question marks on Manuel Pellegrini's future with Manchester City.
Nevertheless, the former Malaga boss refused to talk about his future with the press, stating that he is only focusing on his team's upcoming league fixture.
Arsenal's manager, Arsene Wenger was in a joyful mood as his team grabbed an important 2-1 victory over their title rival, Manchester City on Monday.
Although acknowledging that it's a massive result for his team, Wenger believes that it's still not time yet for his team to be crowned as Premier League winner.
Two London based clubs, Arsenal and Chelsea face difficult situation on their Champions League knock out stage campaign as they will be battling difficult opponents.
Arsene Wenger's men, who are keen on ending their second round exit tradition, won't be having an easy route as they have to face defending champion, Barcelona.