This summer may see a revolving door spin at the Etihad with the squad tipped for a major overhaul. Last years UEFA sanctions made for a relatively quiet transfer window but this summer will see a host of new faces brought to the Etihad in an effort to inject some life back into City's team. Arrivals will be balanced by departures in order to meet financial fair play regulations, so who do we think will be saying goodbye to Manchester?
Kompany is safe. Despite a less than impressive season for the captain, his experience and leadership will be vital in blooding new recruits and maintaining defensive cohesion going into next season. At least one top class centre back is needed because at 34 Demichelis' best days are surely behind him and though his intelligence and reading of the game is usually enough to make up for his lack of pace, he was found out multiple times this season by pacey attackers.
Clichy should pack his bags. His red card performance against Barcelona summed up the Frenchman's season. Offering pace down the flank but little else in terms of attacking threat or defensive solidity, City would be wise to ship him out before his reputation and market value tank completely.
Aleksander Kolarov has shared the left back position with Clichy in the past and at 29 is another of City's older statesmen. Lacking the energy of his younger years, Kolarov may yet have something to offer in the coming season as a stand in for a younger replacement. Having said that I wouldn't be surprised to see him shipped out in the summer, perhaps to Serie A where his lack of mobility would not be as pressing a concern.
Pablo Zabaleta has been one of the most consistent members of the squad since his arrival, proving a dependable and widely loved right back for the blues. The only justification for selling Zabaleta would be the fact that his transfer value of around £18 million is quite high and would be useful in terms of balancing the books, but City will be loath to let him go as he has proven this season that there is still plenty of football left in him.
Toure has been a monster for us the last few years and it saddens me to say I feel his time is up in the sky blue. This season has been disappointing for the Ivorian and he no longer commands the field in the way he has in previous seasons. World class on his day, the sad reality is those days are becoming fewer and fewer. Maybe premature to offload him this summer but if City want to reap any sort of decent value in the market then Yaya should go this summer.
For me, Nasri is out. A definite star of last season, Nasri has failed to replicate that form this year and the mercurial Frenchman may have seen his best days in a City shirt. Has gone on record in the press saying he would like to play in the MLS, if a decent offer is tabled City may be wise to take it.
Edin Dzeko has been the subject of interest from clubs around Europe and the January signing of Wilfried Bony may be mean the Bosnian is surplus to requirements next season. If City can land a talented youngster in the summer then Dzeko will surely be cut.
Who do you think City should sell this summer?