Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero broke Premier League records set by Thierry Henry and Alan Shearer in the 6-1 rout of Aston Villa.
With rumours swirling about Xavi's potential return to Barcelona, Omnisport looks at other returning heroes.
Leroy Sane's relationship with Pep Guardiola has not been strained despite his apparent wish to trade Manchester City for Bayern Munich.
Aymeric Laporte has been a long-term absentee for Manchester City but Pep Guardiola hopes to have the defender back in action soon.
Pep Guardiola has expressed a desire to keep Fernandinho at Manchester City and he looks set to get his way.
Manchester City recorded a first-leg win at Old Trafford, but Pep Guardiola is still wary of Manchester United.
Manchester City seized control of the EFL Cup semi-final tie with Manchester United, but Pep Guardiola does not think the contest is over.
City have one foot in the EFL Cup final after beating United 3-1 at Old Trafford, as Pep Guardiola got the better of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Manchester United were the dominant team in English football for almost two decades, but neighbours City have left them behind recently.
Pep Guardiola would never consider working for Manchester City's neighbours ahead of Tuesday's EFL Cup semi-final first leg.