Manchester City have been through a lot in 2016 and there’s been plenty of news to share. Here we reveal the five most read articles on mancity.com from the last 12 months.
Group stage squad reveal
With City set to face Barcelona, Borussia Monchengladbach and Celtic in the first round of the Champions League, attention turned to who Pep Guardiola would name in his squad.
With only 25 spaces there were inevitably going to be some absentees, as most of you found out when you clicked on to the club’s story.
Bravo comes in
As first choice goalkeeper at FC Barcelona and a recent Copa America winner, it was little surprise that Claudio Bravo’s arrival at City caused such a stir across the football world.
Our story to announce the signing of the Chilean became the second most read piece on the new website in August.
With the closing of the summer transfer window, Pep Guardiola’s first Manchester City squad was settled.
Fans from across the world were eager to discover the numbers their heroes would wear when the official list was announced on September 1.
City sealed the deal for Nolito in July despite interest from a host of football’s biggest clubs.
The Spanish winger, arriving from Celta de Vigo, revealed his delight at joining the club in our story.
He said: "It’s just about trying to play my normal game and let’s hope that I can help Manchester City to win games.”
Ilkay Gundogan had already scored in a Champions League final and won a Bundesliga title by the age of 25 when it was confirmed he would be a Manchester City player in June.
Having announced the signing himself via Twitter, our website story became the first port of call for City fans wanting to find out about our new midfielder.
@MCFC ANNOUNCE GUNDOGAN! 😉— Ilkay Gündogan (@IlkayGuendogan) June 2, 2016