Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has ruled out any departures in January.

The likes of Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Jack Rodwell and Edin Dzeko have all been linked with loan or permanent moves in the mid-season transfer window.

Pellegrini said: "No, they will remain here in the squad.

"Lescott has been playing the last games, Micah Richards has had injuries half of the season but he played against Plzen in the Champions League and he played against Sunderland.

"Of the last four games he has played two, so the English players, Spanish players, Argentinian players are all part of our squad and we need all of them.

"Rodwell also has been injured, maybe three or two and a half months of the season."

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