Top Ten Worst Roberto Mancini Manchester City Signings
Ten signings that really did the Etihad Stadium boss no favours. . . . Check in to Manchester City vs Norwich City. . . . 10. Jerome Boateng. . The £10million signing from Hamburg arrived as a great prospect, but failed to adapt to English football. The 24-year-old has since gone on to establish himself as a regular for both Bayern Munich and Germany, despite only making 16 appearances in a disappointing spell for City. A talented player no doubt, but not a signing that worked out for Roberto Mancini. . . . 9. Owen Hargreaves. . This controversial move did not turn out to be worth it for Roberto Mancini. Brought to City on a free transfer from rivals Manchester United, it was hoped that the former England midfielder could revive his career after an injury-plagued few years at Old Trafford. However, he made just one league appearance for the club and was released again immediately after. The 32-year-old has not since managed to find a new club, which suggests this project by Mancini was a big waste of everyone's time. . . . 8. Stefan Savic. . The young defender was signed from Partizan Belgrade for just £6million, but ended up looking a total flop at Manchester City. He spent just one season at the club in their title-winning year, but made a number of poor individual errors that saw him quickly shipped out of the club at the end of the season. One positive to come from this...
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