As Manchester City's season draws closer to its conclusion, they also draw closer to the summer transfer window. Given their "down" season, including losing their Premier League crown with four weeks to spare and their European embarrassment, reinforcements will surely be drafted in.
City officials will have been scouring the biggest markets in Europe, and their seemingly wide-open checkbook will make some moves easier. It becomes a matter of whether players want to jump straight for the money or pause to consider their futures.
City were relatively quiet last summer until the deadline, but with a squad sure to be in flux, they should not wait quite so long to move this time. Some of their biggest reported targets follow here, as we examine what kind of chances the club will have of getting their man.