Everithing changed when the club was bought by a sheik. He has paid 230 million euros to buy the club from the old boss, and brought in total nearly 450 million in transfers in the 3 years at Manchester City.
The “new boss”, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was born in 1970 and is a United Arab Emirati politician and member of ruling family of Abu Dhabi. He is the half brother of the current President of UAE, Emir of Abu Dhabi.
With a big pocket, the sheik paid in three seasons approximately 1 billion pounds, an average of 340 million per season.
Entering even deeper in the math domain, on average, the Sheikh paid 1.023 million pounds a day. From which, 2 million euro were put into restoring the team’s training base. Manchester City receives 12 million from one of the sponsors, Thomas Cook and another 400 million, for 10 seasons, from Etihad Airways