Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is ready to hand Carlos Tevez a first start for the new season against Wigan Athletic.

Tevez - City's captain and top scorer last season - has fallen down the pecking order at the club due to the £38m arrival of fellow Argentine Sergio Aguero in the summer and the form of Edin Dzeko.

But Mancini is considering shuffling his pack. Aguero has been to India and Bangladesh with Argentina over the last week while Tevez stayed in England.

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