Norwich City v Manchester City

Manchester City will be looking stay in contention for Premier League honours when they travel to Carrow Road to take on relegation threatened Norwich City on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini’s men have struggled for consistency throughout the campaign and their last five games have included two wins, two draws and a loss to carry on the trend. With just 10 games to go before the end of the season, City have collected 50 points and are 10 points behind leaders Leicester City.

The Citizens manager is confident that his side will return with maximum points from the match and reiterated the importance of winning every remaining game as City eye a strong finish to their 2015/16 Premier League campaign.

“We need to beat Norwich and after that we will try to win everyone,” Pellegrini said. “From now until the end of the season, we must be focussed on each game and try to win.”

Norwich, on the other hand, will be hoping to get back to winning ways as they battle for survival in the English top tier following their disastrous start to the season.

The Canarries find themselves in 18th position with just 24 points collected from their 29 league matches and they have lost four out of their last five outings.

City will travel without midfielders Samir Nasri, Kevin De Bruyne and Fabian Delph due to injuries with the trio is expected to return to full training in April.

Steven Naismith is the latest addition to Norwich’s injury list, joining Alaxander Tettey,Sebastien Bassong, Andre Wisdom and Robbie Brady on the sidelines ahead of the Saturday encounter.

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