After a season of intense scrutiny, sometimes unbearable pressure (for the players and manager at least), with the weight of expectancy at times threatening to bury the team, will they now push on and hit new heights, having met the targets set out for them? Howard Hockin previews Man City's upcoming season.

The winter transfer window is here and a few transfers will take place at most English clubs. TheHardTackle gives a look at the transfer discussions centered around the blue side of Manchester.