Manchester City's designate chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has outlined his plans to build a dynasty at Eastlands over the next 10 years - with Mark Hughes key to his vision of a golden era of sustained success.
Al Mubarak looked on as £32.5million British record signing Robinho scored in the 6-0 victory against Portsmouth on Sunday and while City now have the financial muscle to compete with the best, he insists they are going to build from the ground up.
"We are genuine people and we want to develop this club in a sustainable manner," he told mcfc.co.uk.
"Nothing rash is going to happen, we are not going to do crazy stuff.
"We will work with (executive chairman) Garry Cook and Mark. They call the shots and we are here to support to help build a sustainable club.
"Mark is as good as they get and we are backing him all the way. He makes the football decisions and we are here to learn.
"We want to hear from the fans and the community. We want to bring this club back to the community and to the fans.
"We are here as long-term investors, and it makes sense for us to build a dynasty. Between Mark and Garry, I think we have a dynasty in the making.
"With our backing, with the commitment we are going to make to the academy in the next 10 years there is going to be a tremendous period for Manchester City and for us. And I think we are going to have a blast doing it!"
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