Date: 1st September 2010 at 5:42pm
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So who came in from where and who went where on a one way ticket or round trip this Manchester summer? Contrary to certain hysterical theories, City didn’t buy everyone/ anyone…

Roberto Mancini with the squad he inherited from Mark Hughes certainly had his work cut out in tactically bringing it into line with new Premier League 25 Man Squad rules.

As Mancio unveiled the squad on the evening of the 1st September, here’s the final reckoning in a summer of unprecedented change at SportCity and Carrington:

IN: 7 PLAYERS

Mario Balotelli (undisc.) Inter Milan
Jerome Boateng (undisc.) Hamburg
Alex Henshall (undisc.) Swindon Town
Aleksandar Kolarov (undisc.) Lazio
James Milner (undisc.) Aston Villa
Yaya Toure (undisc.) Barçelona
David Silva (undisc.) Valencia

OUT: 20 PLAYERS

Gunnar Nielsen (loan) Tranmere
Kieran Trippier (loan) Barnsley
Andrew Tutte (loan) Rochdale
David Ball (loan) Swindon Town
Craig Bellamy (loan) Cardiff City
Valeri Bojinov (undisc.) Parma
Javier Garrido (undisc.) Lazio
Stephen Ireland (undisc.) Aston Villa
Robert Mak (undisc.) Nuremberg
Paul Marshall (free) Walsall
Ryan McGivern (loan) Walsall
Benjani Mwaruwari (released) Blackburn
Nedum Onuoha (loan) Sunderland
Martin Petrov (free) Bolton Wanderers
Sylvinho (released) Free agent
Vladimir Weiss (loan) Glasgow Rangers
Robinho (undisc.) AC Milan
Adam Clayton (undisc.) Leeds United
Felipe Caicedo (loan) Levante
Mohammed Abu (loan) Stromsgodset




 

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