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, whether defenders or midfielders, keepers or strikers. 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.