A brace from Diego Costa helped Chelsea return to winning ways in the Premier League as they beat Southampton 4-2 to go seven points clear at the top.
Thursday's Manchester derby is absolutely massive, with both City and United fighting to secure a Champions League place for next season.
Long before returning to Man United, Paul Pogba spoke effusively about Pep Guardiola. How would the Frenchman ever have fit in the Catalan's plans?
The last time the Manchester derby was staged on a Thursday, in 1994, United beat City 5-0. The balance of power has changed a bit since.
The 24-year-old left Palace for Manchester United in 2013 but never became a regular at Old Trafford, managing just two appearances before moving on.
The striker returns to the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday for the first time since turning down a £20 million move to the Gunners during in 2016.