Premier League leaders City are now a huge 14 points clear of second-placed Manchester United ahead of this weekend's derby match
Manchester United now have to contemplate an unwanted run in the Europa League, Europe's second-tier competition, which they won in 2017.
United's expensively-assembled defence were exposed by Istanbul Basaksehir handing the English club its first defeat in this season's competition and leaving manager Solskjaer in deep trouble.
Centre back Rio Ferdinand had contact with Barcelona and their then coach Frank Rijkaard around the time of United’s Champions League semi-final tie with the Spanish club
Premier League: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has 'no complaints' from 'stretched' squad after 2-0 loss to Burnley
'For me, the most important thing is that we have to perform on the pitch and this wasn’t good enough for a Manchester United team,' said Solskjaer
Former Liverpool defender Dominic Matteo undergoes brain tumour surgery; ex-players send 'best wishes'
Matteo started his career with Liverpool and made 155 appearances before moving to Leeds.
Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Raheem Sterling, Joe Gomez situation should have been resolved privately, says Rio Ferdinand
Sterling was dropped from the squad to take on Montenegro in Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley after a “disturbance” at the national team’s training camp on Monday, the Football Association said
Champions League: Rio Ferdinand says Harry Kane should consider leaving Tottenham Hotspur to boost chances of winning trophies
Kane has established himself as one of most lethal strikers in the world, with 130 goals in 185 Premier League appearances for Spurs, but has failed to lift a major trophy during his time at the north London club.
Champions League: Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen hail club's stunning semi-final comeback win
Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler and Michael Owen hailed the club's stunning Champions League fightback against Barcelona as Anfield's greatest ever European night.
Former Chelsea and England midfielder Joe Cole announces retirement, hopes to make a mark in coaching
Joe Cole made 716 professional appearances, scoring 104 goals for seven clubs and his 56 England caps spanned across three World Cup tournaments.
Premier League: Manchester United and Jose Mourinho's unhappy marriage to end after disastrous West Ham defeat?
Jose Mourinho's Manchester United lost 3-1 to West Ham on Saturday which killed off any realistic hopes of a Premier League challenge before the end of September
Premier League: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho defends playing Anthony Martial over Alexis Sanchez in West Ham loss
Jose Mourinho defended his decision to play Anthony Martial instead Alexis Sanchez after a 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday condemned Manchester United to a third defeat in seven Premier League games — their worst start to a domestic campaign in nearly 30 years.
Premier League: Manchester United face 'big decisions' over Jose Mourinho's future after West Ham loss, says Rio Ferdinand
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand said the club faced some "big decisions" over manager Jose Mourinho's future after a damaging 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday.
Former Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand has asked Ed Woodward to shut down any possibility of Paul Pogba moving to Barcelona and to bring in Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Organising body president Gianni Infantino congratulates Vladimir Putin for changing stereotypes about Russia
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has praised Vladimir Putin and Russia for changing people's negative stereotypes of the country by hosting a largely peaceful and amicable tournament.
England Captain Harry Kane says England's bid to end their World Cup drought stretching back over half a century will not be undone by a divided squad.
Wes Brown interview: Former Manchester United defender on Jose Mourinho, Roy Keane's captaincy and Class of 92
Wes Brown, a five-time Premier League winner with Manchester United, speaks about the 'Class of 92', his admiration for Roy Keane, Arsene Wenger's departure and more.
Nemanja Vidic interview: Manchester United legend on challenges defenders face, Rio Ferdinand partnership and more
Vidic said: "Even when I was young, I never looked at defenders. I looked at forwards. The goals they score, that used to excite me."
Gerard Pique said on Monday he may have quit football altogether rather than play for anyone other than his beloved Barcelona, with whom he signed a new five-year deal two weeks ago.
Speaking to Firstpost, United Ambassador and former defender Irwin said that he was convinced with Pogba's attitude as he possesses all the qualities to lead from the front with Mourinho.