Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini faces a battle convincing his English players of their future at the Etihad.
The Mirror says the Bluesâ€™ starting XI in the Capital One Cup final did not contain an Englishman. And home-grown star Micah Richards is unwilling to sign a new contract after being frozen out of the first-team picture.
Jack Rodwell has been given limited chances since signing in August 2012.
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