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Known for years as the other team in its own city, Manchester City has established itself as a forced to be reckoned with in the Premier League. Since the change in ownership in 2008, City has been one of the biggest spending clubs in the premiership. Since its formation in 1880, Manchester City hadn't experienced a run of success like it has since the Abu Dhabi United group. Over that time, the investment in players has been astronomical and the success on the pitch shows. In 2012, powered by some of the best players in club history. City boasted a roster that included Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Joe Hart, David Silva and Vincent Kompany. Widely considered the best team in club history, City toppled inner-city rival Manchester United on the season's final day.

Who are the greatest players in Manchester City history? If you go back in time, there are a slew of great players who have worn the sky blue. Players like Colin Bell, Mike Summerbee and Neil Young, not the rocker, are all considered all time Manchester City great and all were around before the billionaire boost. Either way, City has had some great players over the years.

This is the list of the best players in Manchester City history. If notice someone who is not on the list, feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list according to who you think is the best player in Manchester City history.
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Sergio Agüero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Sergio Agüero Forward

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2
+ - 200 79
Vincent Kompany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Vincent Kompany Defender, Midfielder

3
+ - 252 110
David Silva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
David Silva Forward, Midfielder

4
+ - 231 102
Yaya Touré is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Yaya Touré Defender, Midfielder

5
+ - 277 152
Georgi Kinkladze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Georgi Kinkladze Midfielder

6
+ - 170 100
Joe Hart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Joe Hart Goalkeeper

7
+ - 140 85
Carlos Tevez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Carlos Tevez Forward

8
+ - 111 62
Pablo Zabaleta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Pablo Zabaleta Defender, Midfielder

9
+ - 47 14
Kevin De Bruyne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Kevin De Bruyne Midfielder

10
+ - 118 96
Colin Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Colin Bell Midfielder

11
+ - 34 20
Billy Meredith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Billy Meredith Outside forward

12
+ - 36 22
Frank Swift is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Frank Swift Goalkeeper

13
+ - 41 29
Uwe Rösler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Uwe Rösler Forward

14
+ - 47 35
Shaun Goater is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Shaun Goater Forward

15
+ - 35 23
Dennis Tueart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Dennis Tueart Forward

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16
+ - 48 36
Mike Doyle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Mike Doyle Defender, Midfielder

17
+ - 54 42
Franny Lee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Franny Lee

18
+ - 32 21
Dave Watson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Dave Watson Defender

19
+ - 32 21
Tony Book is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Tony Book Defender

20
+ - 24 14
Alan Oakes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Alan Oakes Midfielder

21
+ - 36 26
Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Neil Young Forward

22
+ - 73 62
Bert Trautmann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Bert Trautmann Goalkeeper

23
+ - 65 55
Mike Summerbee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Mike Summerbee Forward

24
+ - 54 47
Shaun Wright-Phillips is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time

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+ - 31 22
Joe Corrigan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Joe Corrigan Goalkeeper

26
+ - 38 31
Asa Hartford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Asa Hartford Midfielder

27
+ - 25 18
Bobby Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Bobby Johnstone Forward

28
+ - 56 53
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Denis Law Forward

29
+ - 22 17
Eric Brook is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Eric Brook Outside forward

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+ - 36 32
Paul Lake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Paul Lake Midfielder

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+ - 32 29
Richard Dunne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Richard Dunne Defender

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+ - 27 24
Peter Barnes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Peter Barnes Midfielder

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+ - 73 77
Edin Džeko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Edin Džeko Forward

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+ - 19 16
Gary Owen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time

35
+ - 14 11
Roy Clarke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Roy Clarke Midfielder

36
+ - 23 21
Tommy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Tommy Johnson Forward

37
+ - 19 17
Tommy Booth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Tommy Booth Defender

38
+ - 18 16
Willie Donachie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Willie Donachie Defender

39
+ - 27 27
Paul Power is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Paul Power Defender

40
+ - 15 13
Glyn Pardoe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Glyn Pardoe Defender

41
+ - 18 17
David White is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
David White Forward, Midfielder

42
+ - 28 29
Rodney Marsh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Rodney Marsh Forward

43
+ - 25 26
Kazimierz Deyna is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Kazimierz Deyna Forward, Midfielder

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+ - 15 15
Don Revie is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Don Revie Forward

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+ - 10 9
Robinho is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Robinho Forward, Midfielder

46
+ - 10 11
Craig Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Craig Bellamy Forward

47
+ - 12 14
Joe Hayes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Joe Hayes Forward

48
+ - 1 0
Claudio Bravo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Claudio Bravo Goalkeeper

49
+ - 31 38
Niall Quinn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Niall Quinn Forward

50
+ - 13 16
Ken Barnes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Ken Barnes Wing half