July 26th, 2010
04:27 PM ET

Money can't buy you love, or titles

Roberto Mancini will have his work cut out to win the Premier League title this season. (Getty Images)
Roberto Mancini will have his work cut out to win the Premier League title this season. (Getty Images)

London, England (CNN) - Players win games, teams win championships. Manchester City, who have spent over $100 million this summer already, evidently think if they get enough star players, they will win enough games to lift the English title at the end of the season.

The Premier League club, bankrolled by billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour, has made the biggest splash in the summer transfer market, bringing in Yaya Toure, David Silva, Jerome Boateng and Aleksandar Kolarov. They are also closing in on Mario Balotelli. However, as impressive as these signings are, will they gel into a unit that can fight for the Premier League title? I personally don’t think so.

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