Manchester City have had a quiet summer transfer window by their ambitious standards, but it's just the calm before the storm. Guest Author Dinesh Natarajan reports Manchester City have lined up some jaw-dropping, out of this world transfer moves.
What exactly is Manchester City's agenda, and how committed is the owner to achieving those lofty ambitions?
After a month of frentic World Cup action, the focus shifts back to club level football, particularly on the transfer circus which occurs before the onset of every league. TheHardTackle's artist Prasanna Venkatesh takes a dig at Manchester City's method of handling transfers.