It’s been a poor week so far for Manchester City as they were dumped out of the FA Cup by Arsenal at Wembley, much to the disappointment of the Citizens fans lining the bar here in the Transfer Tavern.
They watched on in horror as Alexis Sanchez scored a winner in extra-time to take the pressure off the shoulders of under-fire Arsene Wenger, but it means a trophyless season for Manchester City, who have been on for one for the most part this campaign.
And with arguably the biggest game of the season on the horizon this week, it’s time for some of the biggest players in this City side to really step up in the game against Man United on Thursday night.
The Citizens and their City rivals are in a hot competition for the remaining Champions League place and it’s a race that’s set to go down to the wire as the end of the season approaches.
And with such a big game on the horizon, team selection from Pep Guardiola will be vital.
Having spoken to some of our City-regulars, here’s the side we think Guardiola needs to field against United this Thursday…