Manchester City FC are an English Premier League football team that are owned by Sheikh Mansour’s City Football Group. CFG also own New York City FC and Melbourne City FC. The club was founded in 1880 as St. Mark’s (West Gorton), before becoming Ardwick Association FC in 1887. It wasn’t until 1894 that they were named Manchester City. They played at Maine Road from 1923 until 2003, when they moved into the City of Manchester Stadium, now named the Etihad Stadium. Manchester United are their biggest rivals. Nicknamed the Citizens, Manchester City are currently managed by Josep Guardiola. The purchase of the club by Sheikh Mansour in 2008 transformed the club into a heavyweight in the transfer market, while City won the Premier League in the 2011/12 season, the first time in 44 years the club had won the English top flight. You can keep up-to-date with all the latest Manchester City transfer rumours right here, including who Josep Guardiola’s side are likely to sign and who’s on the way out.