Bernardo Silva has been a standout performer for City this term and Pep Guardiola suggested he has usurped Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal.
Manchester City could collect their first trophy of the season this week but Kevin De Bruyne believes a clean sweep is somewhat unlikely.
Michael Ballack believes Manchester City are overwhelming favourites in their Champions League last-16 tie with Schalke.
Rabbi Matondo will have a swift reunion with Manchester City on Wednesday and Schalke boss Domenico Tedesco sought to ease pressure on him.
Manchester City might have to do without Gabriel Jesus and John Stones when they take on Schalke in the Champions League.
Former Belgium striker Emile Mpenza believes Eden Hazard has achieved all he can at Chelsea and should move to Real Madrid.
Leroy Sane will face Schalke in the Champions League, having starred for the Bundesliga club on his unforgettable debut in the competition.
The last 16 of the Champions League sees three ties between Premier League and Bundesliga clubs, including Liverpool v Bayern Munich.
At least one side from Germany's second tier will reach the DFB-Pokal semi-finals after Hamburg were drawn against Paderborn.
Bayern Munich narrowed the gap on Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund to five points with a win over Schalke that left Niko Kovac pleased.