Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott says the players are looking forward to the return of three key players as they continue to chase the Premier League title.

Bad boy Carlos Tevez has returned to the club to say sorry to manager Roberto Mancini and get on with the job whilst Yaya and Kolo Toure are back from their ill-fated African Cup of Nations showing with Ivory Coast and Lescott is excited.

"All I can say is that all the player[s] are excited to have Carlos, Kolo and Yaya back to help achieve our goal," Lescott posted on Twitter.

City, who sit top of the Premier League table, are preparing for tomorrow night's Europa League Round of 32 clash with FC Porto in Portugal.

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