Manchester City boss Ferran Soriano claims the club’s fan base, suggesting grassroots support is NOT UK bases


The City Football Group (CFG) has brought together many clubs under its umbrella in recent years, such as New York City FC, Mumbai City FC and Girona FC.

Since the takeover of Abu Dhabi in 2008, City’s fan base has grown across the world, and Manchester United’s rich history and legacy, the tide has quickly moved towards the Etihad Stadium. over the past decade.

Additionally, the style of football exhibited by the Sky Blues since the takeover, in large part thanks to recruiting and significant investment in the club from top to bottom, has been instrumental in helping to develop the base of the club. fans around the world.

According to a report by Mike Keegan of the Daily Mail, Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano informed employees that the club’s core fan base is in India – the home of 19 officially recognized fan clubs.

The report further states that Soriano has claimed that less than 10% of the club’s fan base is in the UK, showing how City’s reach has grown in over a decade.

Having won more Premier League titles (4) than any other club between 2010 and 2020, the Sky Blues have established their status as arguably the most consistent club when it comes to silverware.

The arrival of Pep Guardiola in 2016 has since taken the club’s football brand to a different level, and with the support of the board to improve the squad year after year, City are among the best managed clubs in the world. , with consistent results. on the ground to show it.

Manchester City, which is often criticized by rival supporters for not having as large a fan base as Liverpool and Manchester United, have indeed asserted their dominance over English football in enough aspects that have made them the best dogs. indisputable Premier League.


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