UK time is: 14:52:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Mancio Primes Planet Blue For Transfer Action

The Champions have remained quiet on transfer targets this summer leaving a frustrated media crestfallen at the lack of opportunity to bemoan any spending...

However, Roberto Mancini who has responded at press conferences to questions over Arsenal talisman Robin Van Persie has now spoken to Sky News of the need for a buzzing with belief City to strengthen in certain areas ahead of the opening game against Southampton:

'We need to work harder than last year and we need to buy players that can help our team to improve...I'm confident because I trust in Khaldoon and Sheikh Mansour. We don't need big changes. We don't need ten players like two or three years ago. Maybe three, four or five.'

The City boss went on to highlight the fact that he is looking to introduce players into his squad from the MCFC Academy alongside a couple of signings:

'...in those five players we could introduce young players as it is important to have young players in the squad.'

Having already blooded a handful of promising teenagers from City's Elite Develoment Squad against Arsenal in Beijing, it's clear The Champions are looking to build from within now that a series of young international stars successfully form the backbone of the team.

As for the signings, City's owners tend to operate in stealth bomber mode since the lessons learned in Kakagate. VMC will bring you the news of who's signed, sealed and delivered as soon as the sky blue smoke goes up.


UPCOMING GAMES:
all times East Manchester

Mon 30 Jul 13h45 Malaysia Select XI, Kuala Lumpur, Friendly (ESPN TV)
Tue 31 Jul 19h45 Oldham Athletic, Boundary Park, Friendly
Sat 04 Aug 20h30 Wolfsburg, Volkswagen Arena, Friendly (ESPN TV)
Sun 05 Aug 19h00 Limerick, Jackman Park, Friendly
Sun 12 Aug 13h30 Chelsea, Villa Park, Community Shield
Sa 18 Aug 15h00 Southampton, The Etihad PL
Sa 25 Aug 15h00 Liverpool, Anfield PL

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FIXTURES:

The draw for the 2012/13 Champions League Group Stage will take place in Monaco on Thursday, 30th August. The opening round of games will kick off in the week commencing Monday, 17th September.







Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 29 2012

Time: 9:25PM

Your Comments

I like the fact that he's set his sights on bringing in some young players, we have a relatively young squad but it's important for squad evolution to introduce young talent. We don't want to end up with a situation like Chelsea where the bulk of the squad ages at the same time and you're left with a major rebuild on your hands a few years down the line.
Bluedub
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Richards' City Career Almost Over (Monday September 1 2014)

Outgoings No Incomings (Monday September 1 2014)

Another Dramatic City Deadline Day? (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

Pellegrini - We Lacked Creativity (Saturday August 30 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Stoke City (Saturday August 30 2014)

Team News: City v Stoke (Friday August 29 2014)

No Injury Concerns Ahead Of Stoke (Friday August 29 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Skoorb 11
2. Bluedub 8
3. Spooks 6
4. rossi2001 4
5. Johnny Baguette 4
6. OziMan 2
7. fifthcolumnblue 2
8. Cochise 2
9. rojo2010 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Man City 3 - 1 Liverpool
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 3 3 0 0 7 9
2. Swansea 3 3 0 0 5 9
3. Aston Villa 3 2 1 0 2 7
4. Man City 3 2 0 1 3 6
5. Liverpool 3 2 0 1 2 6
6. Spurs 3 2 0 1 2 6
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 1 5

Breaking League News

Diakite Heads For Italy After Contract Termination
Sunderland : 01/09/2014 14:28:00
Clubs Have No Chance Of Signing van Dijk.
Sunderland : 01/09/2014 14:08:00
Deadline Day Rumour Mill-Russell Martin
Burnley : 01/09/2014 13:37:00
Gardner - We Must Pick Ourselves Up
WBA : 01/09/2014 13:34:00
Lescott To Get Fitness Boost
WBA : 01/09/2014 13:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Will Be City's Top Scorer This Season?
Suggested By:  Derek Parlane
Negredo 9%
Jovetic 42%
Aguero 42%
Dzeko 7%