Order was restored in the North West earlier this month as Manchester City reclaimed the Premier League title from Liverpool, bringing up trophy No. 5 of the Sheikh Mansour era.
In the end Pep Guardiola’s men cantered to supremacy, leaving their ‘Big Six’ rivals in the dust, particularly 2019/20 champions Liverpool, who ultimately proved a mere speck in their rear window as the light blue ribbons were delicately embellished on the trophy.
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This title triumph is just the latest in a decade of unprecedented success for the club, who have transformed from top-six greenhorns to regulars at the summit thanks to the spendthrift backing of City’s makers and shakers.
Over the last 10 years or so, City have mopped up elite talent from across the continent, recruiting Ballon d’Or-worthy players in every position and giving Guardiola all the tools to recapture his halcyon days at Barcelona.
There have been some truly extraordinary players to walk through the Etihad entrance since Sheikh Mansour pitched up at the club — and some not so memorable ones — but can you remember them all? There are some niche names in there to partner the household ones, so see how you get on!