Man City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has vowed to search out the ‘proper participant’ to exchange Sergio Aguero this summer time.
The legendary striker, who scored 260 targets in 390 video games for City, will be a part of Barcelona on a free switch when his contract expires on the finish of the month.
Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland have been mooted as replacements for Aguero.
And City chief Al Mubarak insists the membership will ship a ‘robust message’ within the switch window after profitable the Premier League and Carabao Cup within the 2020/21 season.
He informed the membership’s web site: “You could consistently deliver expertise into the workforce, refresh and significantly when you find yourself at a excessive stage on the highest.
“Having gained the league it’s not the workforce to take a seat again and be content material, that’s the greatest mistake. That is the time to ship a powerful message that there isn’t any contentment, you aren’t glad with simply profitable the league.
“We lose an important legend in Sergio Aguero, very onerous footwear to fill however I’m assured we’ll discover the correct participant to fill these footwear.
“There are different areas within the workforce that want funding, not too many, it’s not about numbers, it’s about high quality.
“The squad is an exceptional squad, you don’t win the Premier League and get to the Champions League ultimate in case you don’t have a very good squad. We are going to deliver high quality into the squad in a few key positions.”
Al Mubarak maintains his full confidence in supervisor Pep Guardiola, regardless of his failure to win a Champions League trophy in his 5 years at City.
He mentioned: “This partnership has been an amazing partnership.
“He’s in the correct surroundings, he has the correct infrastructure round him.
“Now we have the best belief and the best relationship and now we have achieved a lot. The journey goes on and it’ll go on so long as Pep is completely satisfied and we’re completely satisfied.”