Gael Clichy has told his team-mates to forget last season's title glory and roll up their sleeves for a fight.
The France international helped City to a battling 3-1 Barclays Premier League victory at Newcastle on Saturday to ensure they maintained pace with arch-rivals Manchester United who are six points clear at the top of the table.
Clichy told City TV: "The only thing we have been missing this year is probably a bit of spirit. From last season, people expect more from us - our fans, ourselves. Last season was a great season, but like the manager says, we have to put this behind us and start to work."
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