English Premiership

Man City's transfers rated

2015-09-02 13:56

Cape Town - Manchester City had ample resources with which to fight for the Premier League title and somehow improved on them during the transfer window.

Manchester City's transfers rated: 8.5/10

City needed very few imports this transfer window (if any) but by signing Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne, the Citizens have turned themselves into serious Champions League contenders.

Transfer summary:

In: Enes Unal (Bursaspor, £2m), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool, £49m), Patrick Roberts (Fulham, undisclosed), Fabian Delph (Aston Villa, £8m), Nicolas Otamendi (Valencia, £32.12m), Kevin De Bruyne (Wolfsburg, £55m)

Out: Scott Sinclair (Aston Villa, £2.5m), Matija Nastasic (Schalke, undisclosed), Dedryck Boyata (Celtic, undisclosed), Micah Richards (Aston Villa, free), James Milner (Liverpool, free), John Guidetti (released), Enes Unal (Genk, loan), Stevan Jovetic (Inter Milan, undisclosed), Eden Dzeko (Roma, loan)

Best bit of business: While the deal for Sterling may very well be over-priced, the acquisition of the England international will ensure City are a better side than they were last season.

Worst bit of business: It's between spending big on Otamendi when Mangala was already there or allowing Eden Dzeko to leave the club - he's proved himself to be a capable backup striker.

*City fans, please direct all your complaints about this rating or City in general to Sport24's Twitter account: @sport24news


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

29 October 2016
Sunderland v Arsenal, Stadium of Light 13:30
Manchester United v Burnley, Old Trafford 16:00
Middlesbrough v Bournemouth, Riverside Stadium 16:00
West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City, The Hawthorns 16:00
Watford v Hull City, Vicarage Road 16:00
Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City, White Hart Lane 16:00
Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Selhurst Park 18:30
30 October 2016
Everton v West Ham United, Goodison Park 15:30
Southampton v Chelsea, St. Mary's Stadium 18:00
31 October 2016
Stoke City v Swansea City, Britannia Stadium 22:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2016/17 season?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.