In June with the squad either on International duty or on their summer break, City announced the formality that Erling Haaland had now officially signed a five year contract, possibly the most exciting signing for the Blues in Premier League History.
It was also announced that Argentinian wonder kid Julian Alvarez would be in Peps first team squad for the start of the season following his move and subsequent loan back to River Plate in January.
The Blues’ Academy was certainly proving it’s worth as certain youngsters left the club for decent fees; Pedro Porro, who had been on loan at Sporting Lisbon, joined them on a permanent deal netting City £7M, and goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu joined Southampton on a permanent deal after a good spell at Portsmouth. in a deal that could reportedly rise to £15m.
Scott Carson resumed as third choice keeper as he resigned for a further 12 months.