Three Players United Will Have To Be Wary Of – Manchester City

Manchester United of course play Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday, so with that in mind it’s worth taking a look at these three players who we should be wary of going into the game:

Sergio Aguero

Not many strikers are brought for £38m, settle immediately at their new club and make their price fee look like a snip. Aguero is one of a select few of those strikers who that matches that definition and is bound to hit 20-25 goals easily this season barring injury.

He’s quick, brave and energetic, can score goals from anywhere and has pretty much jumped to the queue of City’s most important player already at this stage of this season. There’s no doubt about it Aguero is a marquee signing for City who have a star on their hands.

He will not be scared of playing in the cauldron that’s Old Trafford and has played in some of the biggest stadiums in Europe and back home in South America. Importantly though David De Gea was his team mate at Atletico Madrid, so that’s one advantage for our defence.

Joe Hart

Nobody can deny that Hart hasn’t had to work his socks off to become the no.1 for both his club and country. When he signed for City in 2007 from Shrewsbury he was spoken of about becoming potentially a great goalkeeper.

After impressing Sven-Goran Eriksson who promoted him to the first-team, he was then forced to become Shay Given’s understudy under Mark Hughes before reclaiming the goalkeeper’s gloves last season under Roberto Mancini and has never looked back since.

He is now England’s first-choice keeper and is growing into one of the best keepers of his generation. Due to being an excellent shot-stopper, United will have to work hard to beat him. He has been prone to making mistakes from crosses which may play into United’s wingers mind.

Yaya Toure

Beast is probably a term that fits Toure well. The big Ivorian has settled brilliantly in England, not that anyone doubted that he would. He wanted a fresh challenge after winning everything at Barcelona and after last year is one of the first names on City’s team-sheet.

He’s big and strong and can boss the best midfields in the country and Europe. Despite impressing in the FA Cup Semi-final last season when he bagged the winner following a howler from Michael Carrick, he didn’t have it his own way in the league at Old Trafford.

Back then United playing a 4-5-1 formation stopped him from bossing the game as Anderson, Darren Fletcher, Paul Scholes (and his substitute Michael Carrick) all worked hard to not let Toure settle. It’s vital come Sunday that he is put under as much pressure as possible.

Adam Dennehey @ADennehey87

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