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Man City aim to break into top four

Man City's provocative welcome poster for Carlos Tevez, with (inset, left to right): Kolo Toure; Gareth Barry; Roque Santa Cruz; Emmanuel Adebayor with boss Mark Hughes

MANAGER: Mark Hughes (June 2008)

MAJOR INS: Gareth Barry (Villa, £12m), Roque Santa Cruz (Blackburn, £17.5m), Carlos Tevez (MSI, £25m), Emmanuel Adebayor (Arsenal, £25m), Kolo Toure (Arsenal, £14m)

MAJOR OUTS: Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea), Ched Evans (Sheff Utd, £3m), Elano (Galatasaray, £6m), Kasper Schmeichel (Notts County, undisclosed)

KEY MAN: Robinho (41 apps/15 gls)
Squad selector: Pick your Man City XI


OUR VERDICT: 5th. A threat to the Big Four.
Watch Lawro's verdict on Man City

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