Davies dismisses City's Champions League chances

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Bolton skipper Kevin Davies has dismissed Manchester City's chances of breaking into the top four this season.

The pair meet at Eastlands on Tuesday evening, with City desperate to bounce back following Saturday's disappointing defeat at Hull that allowed Liverpool to reclaim their customary position in the Champions League qualifying spots.

But Davies feels that City's effort is doomed to failure. "I don't think City will be challenging for the top four," he told the Manchester Evening News.

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"The top six to eight sides are all great teams spending good money.

"But I think City might miss out on the Champions League this year."

Indeed, Davies does not feel Bolton are without hope against Roberto Mancini's side, even though they are precariously placed just above the relegation zone and are without an away win since September.

"City have some great players but sometimes when you have all those superstars it is hard to get that team spirit," he said.

"When their new manager came in, you expected a reaction from the players and they won their first three or four games.

"But obviously it has settled down a bit now and maybe they are not as keen to impress."

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