Allianz Arena

Next Game

Bay Munich v Man City

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 19:45

Champions League Group E

Emirates Stadium

Last Game

Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 12:45

Barclays Prem

Jovetic is just getting going

Summer signing Stevan Jovetic is looking to kick-start his Manchester City after overcoming his injury frustrations.

Last Updated: 26/09/13 at 12:14 Post Comment

Stevan Jovetic: Looking to make up for lost time at Manchester City

Stevan Jovetic: Looking to make up for lost time at Manchester City

The Montenegro international has had to wait patiently on the sidelines at the Etihad Stadium after picking up a number of niggling knocks since completing a big-money switch from Fiorentina.

Having been unable to put himself in contention for a starting berth, he has seen fellow forwards Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko and Alvaro Negredo shine in his absence - with all three off the mark for the season.

Jovetic is, however, finally up and running after bagging a brace in a 5-0 mauling of Wigan Athletic in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday and is now looking to make up for lost time.

He told the Manchester Evening News: "It was difficult for me because I was the last to come here and I was injured, so when they played the first games I was doing preparation.

"Now I am much better and I hope that by playing more I will show much more.

"I feel settled here now. I was accepted from my first day, especially by Matija Nastasic, Aleks Kolarov and Edin Dzeko, but also by the rest of the squad."

City's commanding showing in midweek saw them continue their recent fine run in front of goal - with the target found 12 times in three games - and Jovetic hopes that momentum can be carried into Saturday's Premier League clash with Aston Villa.

He added: "I hope we are going to continue in this way. It was difficult after we won 4-1 against United, but we demonstrated we can change players and win.

"There were so many new players, but the whole squad played very well.

"Now we must forget this game as we have a very important game on Saturday at Aston Villa.

"I hope we can win that one, because the last two away games in the league have ended as a defeat and a draw."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

an we get one on the similarities between this year's Arsenal and 5 years ago. Or any other number you care to pick frankly...it shouldn't be hard.

mc1728
Liverpool: Five Similiarities Five Years On

R

icky van Wolfswinkel's remarkable record of one goal from one game at least deserves an honourable mention. And I'm willing to bet that at least one of Costa, Ulloa or Enner Valencia will earn a place on the list by the end of the season. Probably not Costa

stevenjameshyde
Top Ten PL Strikers Who Started Like A Train...

I

will also give up birthday Christmas and bacon for this to happen

badwolf
Ronaldo return ‘in place’

Footer 365

Premier League: Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez battling testicular cancer

Newcastle United winger Jonas Gutierrez has revealed he has been receiving treatment for testicular cancer.

Champions League: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Dortmund deserved victory

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits his side were 'average' following their 2-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

Champions League: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers praises side after Ludogorets win

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers praised his side's character as they battled to a late 2-1 win over Ludogorets.

Mail Box

Who's More Miserable - Baggies Or Mags?

There's not a lot to choose between the misery of West Brom fans and the misery of Newcastle fans. We have mails on them, 'only QPR' and lots on Man United...

Forget it, Ronaldo Won't Come Back

A varied morning mailbox, with thoughts on Ronaldo, Daley Blind = Michael Carrick, Ed Woodward redemption, stick with Pardew, QPR's name change and marbles...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property