Be calm is the message Jesus Navas is sending out this Sunday to City fans around. And he has urged his teammates not to panic following their 4-1 loss to Tottenham.
City were leaders from the first week, but after suffering a second consecutive league defeat, they lie second behind United.
Navas who came on in the second half for an injured Yaya Toure, insists it is too early to overreact.
“I think that the season is very long. We are working well, we are up there and we’ve got to continue,” the Spain international told City TV.
“We’ve still got a lot of games ahead of us and we will do a good job as always.”
De Bruyne had put City ahead with a 25th-minute opener, only for Eric Dier to level just before the break for the hosts.
Navas said the equaliser, which came despite Kyle Walker being offside in the build-up, was a cruel blow for Manuel Pellegrini’s team.
“We were doing a great job,” he added.
“We scored first, I think we were performing very well, but the goal right before half-time, I think that was very painful for us and it was hard to come back.”