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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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306 130
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
258 112
David Silva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
David Silva Forward, Midfielder

3
237 103
Yaya Touré is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Yaya Touré Defender, Midfielder

4
203 83
Vincent Kompany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Vincent Kompany Defender, Midfielder

5
281 153
Georgi Kinkladze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Georgi Kinkladze Midfielder

6
172 102
Joe Hart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Joe Hart Goalkeeper

7
52 14
Kevin De Bruyne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Jqwertyuiop added Kevin De Bruyne Midfielder

8
142 86
Carlos Tevez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
scruffenstein added Carlos Tevez Forward

9
112 63
Pablo Zabaleta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
scruffenstein added Pablo Zabaleta Defender, Midfielder

10
121 97
Colin Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Colin Bell Midfielder

11
34 21
Billy Meredith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Billy Meredith Outside forward

12
36 23
Frank Swift is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Frank Swift Goalkeeper

13
41 30
Uwe Rösler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Uwe Rösler Forward

14
47 36
Shaun Goater is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Shaun Goater Forward

15
55 43
Franny Lee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Franny Lee

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35 24
Dennis Tueart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Dennis Tueart Forward

17
48 37
Mike Doyle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Mike Doyle Defender, Midfielder

18
25 15
Alan Oakes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Alan Oakes Midfielder

19
67 56
Mike Summerbee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Mike Summerbee Forward

20
32 22
Dave Watson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Dave Watson Defender

21
74 63
Bert Trautmann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Bert Trautmann Goalkeeper

22
32 22
Tony Book is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Tony Book Defender

23
55 48
Shaun Wright-Phillips is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time

24
36 27
Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Neil Young Forward

25
31 23
Joe Corrigan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Joe Corrigan Goalkeeper

26
26 19
Bobby Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Bobby Johnstone Forward

27
38 32
Asa Hartford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Asa Hartford Midfielder

28
57 54
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Denis Law Forward

29
33 30
Richard Dunne is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Richard Dunne Defender

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75 77
Edin Džeko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
scruffenstein added Edin Džeko Forward

31
36 33
Paul Lake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Paul Lake Midfielder

32
22 18
Eric Brook is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Eric Brook Outside forward

33
20 16
Gary Owen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time

34
27 25
Peter Barnes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Peter Barnes Midfielder

35
18 16
Willie Donachie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Willie Donachie Defender

36
27 27
Paul Power is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Paul Power Defender

37
14 12
Roy Clarke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Roy Clarke Midfielder

38
15 13
Glyn Pardoe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Glyn Pardoe Defender

39
23 22
Tommy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Tommy Johnson Forward

40
19 18
Tommy Booth is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Tommy Booth Defender

41
26 26
Kazimierz Deyna is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Kazimierz Deyna Forward, Midfielder

42
18 17
David White is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
David White Forward, Midfielder

43
28 29
Rodney Marsh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Rodney Marsh Forward

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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

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

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

47
32 38
Niall Quinn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Niall Quinn Forward

48
19 22
Sam Cowan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Sam Cowan Defender

49
12 14
Joe Hayes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Manchester City Players of All Time
Joe Hayes 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