It feels a lot like 2009 for Manchester City, doesn't it?
This time last year, City had 19 points from their first 10 games, but a run of lacklustre performances had put Mark Hughes under pressure. Roberto Mancini was already in the building when Hughes stood in the dugout for his last game on December 19.
Mancini probably has a greater appreciation now of how his predecessor felt. He has two fewer points from his 10 games this term, and victories against Chelsea and Liverpool count for nothing when set against the fear of drifting out of the title race so early in the piece that Wagner hasRead More »from Strife inevitable at unbalanced City