Do not expect any buys out of the blue from Manuel Pellegrini this month. According to Sky Sports the Manchester City boss has his star man, Sergio Aguero, getting closer to match fitness.
The player who scored the goal that won Manchester City the league two seasons ago has been in prolific form, but has missed six weeks of action with a calf injury. However, he is eyeing to return to the first team at some point later this month.
When giving an update on the striker's condition, Pellegrini said: "It is very good news. All players recovering from injuries is good news, especially a player as important as Kun Aguero."
Sky Sports are also reporting that City have their eye on two or three players, but the boss was tight-lipped when it comes to giving the names of the players.
On the topic of potential additions to his squad at the Etihad, the Chilean said: "For the moment, there is no news. Of course if we bring a new player here to City it is because he is a very good player."
City are preparing for their Capital One Cup semi-final first leg against West Ham tomorrow night and are looking to bounce back after being held by Championship side Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park last weekend.
The replay adds yet another fixture to an already draining fixture list. With the team still in all major competitions and a busy Christmas and new year period behind them, it's full steam ahead for the rest of the remaining games.
The side could have done with disposing Blackburn at the weekend but City are fortunate to have depth in their squad and can afford to rotate.
After a busy summer in the transfer market and the team looking in terrific form in the league, it is difficult to see where City could strengthen.
However, they could be in for a fight to keep the likes of Edin Dzeko and Joleon Lescott. Both players are looking to stake a claim for a place in their nations' World Cup squads and need first-team football.
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