When Pep Guardiola swapped Munich for Manchester in the summer of 2016, it practically confirmed that Manchester City had a highly successful period on the horizon given that the Catalan boss guarantees silverware everywhere he goes.
United finished a relatively respectable 12th, whereas the Citizens fared much worse, ending up 67th, with several other clubs around them also having had recent large investments.
City, bereft of any inspiration all season apart from their painfully last-gasp qualification for the Champions League knockout stages, have no chance of progressing past Barcelona this year.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini still Jov-ial despite Liverpool loss as Stevan Jovetic bags brace
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has once again sung the praises of Stevan Jovetic as the forward continues his scoring exploits – despite the Blues suffering a 3-1 penalty defeat to Liverpool.
The defender, 35, is working for the BBC as a pundit at the World Cup after the club brought his 12-year stint at Old Trafford to an end in May.
Uefa claim City’s spending spree since 2008 has broken the governing body’s rules and the club could face severe consequences in next 48 hours
Vieira’s Manchester City Elite Under-21s eye Premier League Cup glory in bid for Pat-trick of titles
The club’s Elite Development Squad head into the Under-21 Premier League Cup Final clash with Reading at The Etihad in the opening tie of a two-legged final tonight.
In a less than impressive first season in charge at Manchester United, David Moyes has still managed to better all his predecessors in Europe
Manchester City are now one of the world’s premier club sides but just six years ago they were on the receiving end of an 8-1 hammering by Middlesbrough
Manchester City have shown a fresh perspective of their Capital One Cup success with a new ’fan cam’ video
We want more: Manchester City still hungry for trophies says Manuel Pellegrini after Wembley success
Manuel Pellegrini has praised his Manchester City side’s 3-1 victory over Sunderland in the League Cup