On The Ball: Another title secured, Man City set to evolve again with Erling Haaland

The arrival of Erling Haaland will break up the band in a different fashion. PHOTO: REUTERS
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They used to call it "Cityitis", the condition that wracked Manchester City as the team habitually snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.

Even with the financial resources to spend over a billion pounds on players over the past 10 years and employ the world's foremost manager in Pep Guardiola, high farce has never quite been banished - particularly in the Champions League, a competition that continues to torture both club and manager.

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