Ten years ago, Sheikh Mansour ushered in a new dawn for Manchester City and although a financial precedent was set with the signings of Robinho and Jô (remember him?), the club were still a long way from attracting the very best in the world.
Back then, you’d be hard pushed to name a single City player that would get into a Manchester United squad that contained the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Carlos Tevez and Wayne Rooney.
Ahead of this weekend’s Manchester derby, the tables have turned. Playmaker FC’s John Walters was all out sky blue thinking when we asked him for his combined Manchester XI but Christy Malyan, assistant editor of Football FanCast had other ideas.
Whilst he believes Mourinho’s men would struggle to get into Pep’s starting line-up, there are five that would make the squad.
Find out the shock names he has included in the video above.