Manchester City | Manuel Pellegrini | Mehdi Benatia
It’s been the bane of the Etihad Stadium in recent years, which is why Manuel Pellegrini will no doubt have been told to find a long-term partner for Vincent Kompany in the heart of the Manchester City back four ahead of their title defence.
The Moroccan has reportedly told Roma that he wants out of the Serie A and, with rumours in Italy stating that he’s already agreed a contract with the Citizens, this deal could well be on the cards in the coming days.
At 28 you would expect him to have enough experience to comfortably slot in alongside Kompany and, so long as he manages to do just that, the reigning Premier League champions could well be in with a strong chance of retaining their title.
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