Crisis… What crisis? Manchester City thrashed West Bromwich Albion 4-0 in the Premier League at the weekend to put an end to their six-game winless run in style.
Braces from Sergio Aguero and summer signing Ilkay Gundogan saw Pep Guardiola’s side comfortably ease past the Baggies at The Hawthorns on Saturday, with the Citizens still level on points (23) with Arsenal and Liverpool at the top of the English top-flight standings.
Next up for City, the reverse Champions League clash with La Liga giants FC Barcelona.
Last time out, less than a fortnight ago, the five-time European champions trampled over the Premier League side, mauling former boss Guardiola’s men 4-0 at the Nou Camp, with the inspirational Lionel Messi netting a hat-trick.
This time, Barca visit the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night, with the hosts bidding to win their first European game since their opening 4-0 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach in Group C, where they have since also drawn 3-3 at Celtic.
With that in mind, here are THREE players Guardiola should drop to give City the best chance of beating Barcelona tonight…