Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Key Duo Fit for Second Part of Toffees Trilogy

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Key Duo Fit for Second Part of Toffees Trilogy

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MANUEL Pellegrini is ready to welcome back Yaya Toure and David Silva into his City squad against Everton.

The Blues boss confirmed that the players were fully fit after a rest at the weekend, but is not sure if Silva will play both games this week.

Fernandinho will not be available to face Roberto Martinez's side though and none of the players on the long-term injury list, such as Samir Nasri, are ready to return for the Premier League game.

"The injury situation at this moment is Kompany, Mangala, Fernandinho, Nasri and Bony," the manager said.

"Mangala tried to work yesterday with normality but he couldn't.

"He has some pain still in his muscle so I think for him it is better to wait a little bit more until he plays.

"I hope he will be ready soon, same as Fernandinho and Bony. …

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