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Manchester City next season will be much more than the starting XI.
With the owners looking for a run in the Champions League and the focus switching to winning the Premier League, Manchester City will need their squad.
Gareth Barry: Work-horse and favourite of Mancini. Barry will still be a key player next season.
Edin Dzeko: Struggled to make an impression after arriving in January. City will look at Dzeko to help Carlos Tevez in the scoring stakes.
Pablo Zabeleta: A true hard-man and the best utility player in the Premier League. Expect Zabaleta to be there or there abouts all season.
Adam Johnson: Exceptionally talented winger Johnson has improved towards the end of the season. Mancini likes him and again he will play a number of games.
Aleksander Kolarov: Unlucky not to make the starting XI, the Serb seems to be much better going forward than he is at defending. His quality delivery and explosive shot will see him play games.
Kolo Toure: Will be back in around the side once his ban expires in September. Toure is another leader and if he can find his form is massive boost.
Marek Hamsik: City have been linked with the Napoli play-maker in the last week, could be a superb understudy for David Silva, another maverick.
Gonzalo Higuain: Has been tipped with a move away from Real Madrid, the Argentine striker scores goals in abundance.
A new goalkeeper: Shay Given will leave in the summer and a new No. 2 will be needed to cover Joe Hart...