Manchester City return to Champions League action this week when they host French outfit Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola’s side finished second in their group earlier in the campaign after winning two of their six matches, and suffering just the one defeat, a 4-0 thrashing away at group winners Barcelona.

Whereas Monaco won Group E, a group that included Premier League outfit Tottenham, with three wins and two draws from their six games, with their only loss coming in their final group match away at Bayer Leverkusen.

However, the French side will be in for a tough evening in Manchester on Tuesday as has been City’s decent form under Pep Guardiola, which has seen them lose just once in 2017, and bridge the gap between themselves and leaders Chelsea at the top of the Premier League to eight points.

The Citizens will be disappointed to have gone to Huddersfield in the FA Cup on Saturday and not got the job done, they’ll need a replay to make the last eight, and it was another reminder that some things still need improving between now and May if they are to win some silverware this term, and potentially reel Chelsea in.

Thus, here are THREE things that Guardiola and his City side must improve ahead of the run in…

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