Manuel Pellegrini is convinced he can cope without captain Vincent Kompany - even though he has not ruled out signing a new defender.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has made clear to captain Vincent Kompany he expects him to put club before country.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has signed a new six-year contract with the Barclays Premier League champions.
Greater Manchester Police are studying television footage of a post-match interview after Monday's Manchester derby following claims that Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was racially abused.
The comments under investigation could be heard while Kompany and City midfielder James Milner were being interviewed on Sky Sports following their 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.
"Greater Manchester Police has not received a complaint about racist abuse directed towards any players following last night's fixture, however we have now been made aware of this footage by the Manchester Evening News," a police statement said.
"The Force will work with both clubs and review any footage to investigate the incident."
Kompany scored an own goal in the match, cancelling out Milner's opener for City, but a late strike from Sergio Aguero won the match for Roberto Mancini's side.
Very pleased and honored to announce my new 6 year contract with MCFC! I am good here, best fans in the world! Ready for much more trophies!
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has signed a new six-year contract with the club.
The 26-year-old Belgium defender, who last season led City to their first top-flight crown since 1968, said he was delighted to commit his long-term future to the club.