Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

CITY Boss Manuel Pellegrini Has Been [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

CITY Boss Manuel Pellegrini Has Been [...]

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CITY boss Manuel Pellegrini has been handed a double Capital One Cup final boost with both Wilfried Bony and Jesus Navas joining Eliaquim Managala in returning to fitness ahead of the clash with Liverpool.

Meanwhile, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he has some tough selection decisions to make with Joe Allen, Martin Skrtel, Dejan Lovren and Adam Lallana all training at Melwood on Friday after missing recent games.

"There have been a few problems since I've been here but this is the first time there's been an issue with too many players," said Klopp.

"Making a squad for the final is the most difficult thing I've had to do until now.

"A few players will be disappointed by the decisions. I had 30 players in training on Friday and it was at the highest level. They are all ready and I have to make decisions."

City and Liverpool both played in Europe in midweek, with the Blues in Kiev and Wednesday and Klopp's men at home 24 hours later. …

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