VIDEO: Pellegrini says blame doesn’t lie with Aguero, hails Yaya’s return


The champs are in mid-table form, with just one win and four draws in their last six matches. Seven points back of No. 1 Chelsea, Manchester City is closer to dropping out of the Top Four than catching the leaders.

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But City is getting Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony back in Africa Cup of Nations-winning form, and that could certainly help Sergio Aguero. The 26-year-old striker hasn’t scored since Dec. 3.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini talks about all that and more ahead of Wednesday’s visit to Stoke City.