Manchester City have made a solid start to the first season in their history as defending English Premier League title holders. Under Roberto Mancini, the team has truly managed to solidify a place among the elite clubs in English football.
However, let us not forget that the Citizens did not exactly run away with the title last season; they more or less ran out of the race like a kid that just snatched his mother's last Christmas cookie from the plate before he had to share.
There are still several areas in which the club could improve in the coming transfer window.
Let's take a look at where Mancini could do some good come January.