“City are a fantastic team,” said Gareth. “They are at the top of the Premier League for a reason.
“That reason is because they’ve been playing very good football and scoring a lot of goals.
“It will be a difficult game, especially at their place. They don’t lose too many there.
“But we’re definitely up for the task. We’ll give 100 per cent and look for the three points. We go there in good form and hopefully we’ll give them a run for their money.
“We’ve had huge matches with them in the last couple of seasons and it’s nice that this one is at the top of the league.
“It’s a big game with a lot of hype and we’re all experienced enough to take that, to prepare right and do the job.”
It’s first versus third in the Premier League as we take our current run of just one defeat in 19 matches to leaders City, who have the perfect 10 at home – 10 wins out of 10 at the Etihad Stadium.