Ladies and Gentlemen that’s it. The summer transfer is now over as Manchester City have ceased buying up everyone in the entire world, after purchasing James Milner from Aston Villa for a cash-plus-player deal involving Irish superman wannabe Stephen Ireland. The first chance to catch a glimpse of what Roberto Mancini has assembled will be Monday night’s clash with Liverpool.
So that’s £150million spent since May. Still no-one of real world, world class quality there though, and the two players who performed best in each of the last two seasons have departed. Just hope for your sake it works Roberto, or you’ll be feeling blue in entirely the wrong way. Read more.