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City Summary – December 15: Pep and Foden win awards, January defender update, Kompany and Stones near returns

Catch up on all of today’s Manchester City news with our City Summary!

Pep Guardiola was today named the Premier League Manager of the Month for November, equaling a record. If he can repeat it in December, he’ll set a new record – something his City team are doing plenty of this season!

Not to be overlooked, wonderkid Phil Foden was named the Premier League 2 Player of the Month.

Pep confirmed at his pre-Spurs presser that Kompany and Stones are getting closer to a return, but not yet ready.

Meanwhile, the boss confirmed some talks have taken place to discuss a January centre-back signing. There will be no panic buying, however.

Martin Blackburn has backed up Sam Lee’s report of Virgil van Dijk and Iñigo Martínez being of considerable interest to City, but adds that Jonny Evans is also very much on Guardiola’s radar still.

Tottenham are in good enough shape heading into tomorrow’s game, but have some absentees at the back.

Games are coming quick and fast and so are referee appointments! Four refs have been named for upcoming fixtures.

Could the CFG be about to expand into Belgium? There are reports they could be about to acquire a second division side from Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne’s homeland.

#SharkTeam now has its own emoji on Twitter! Benjamin Mendy, social media pioneer.

City have snatched two young players from Sporting from under the nose of Barcelona.

Young American defender Erik Palmer-Brown, who it was reported months ago will join City in January, is expected to join PSV on loan after signing.

Another week, another salty comment from Arsene Wenger about the league leaders.

Happy birthday to Buzzer, who turned 75 today.

Last but not least, please give our brand new City Watch Podcast a listen if you haven’t already! It is hosted by the legendary Ian Cheeseman and features guests from the City Watch team.

That’s it for today. Keep your eyes peeled on @City_Watch and the site, day and night, as we work to deliver the latest City news, views, and other high-quality content.

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