Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

FIVE City Players Who Desperately Need to Step

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

FIVE City Players Who Desperately Need to Step

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AS has always seemed to be the case with Manuel Pellegrini's City, it is the manner of defeats as much as the results themselves that set alarm bells ringing.

File Leicester alongside Liverpool (h), Spurs (a) and Arsenal (a) this season as no-shows from the players.

They have a habit of rebounding from such setbacks as if they had never happened, but the injury-hit squad will have to go some way to get their title charge back on track as Leicester and Tottenham lead the way.

It isn't just the fringe players expecting changes in summer, and here are five superstars that need to step up this season.

Vincent Kompany (29) No City centre-back has stepped up to show that the Blues can look convincing without their captain. But neither has Kompany shown that he can stay clear of injuries. …

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