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Fernandinho Is Txiki Begiristain's Great Manchester City Signing

Prior to this summer, which was a success in the eyes of most Manchester City supporters, Txiki Begiristain ’s record as sporting director was being seriously questioned. Having taken the role in October 2012 in a blaze of publicity, things hadn ’t gone quite as planned. The man who signed Ronaldinho, Samuel Eto'o, Thierry Henry and David Villa during his time at Barcelona had failed to secure the same calibre of player in his role at the Etihad Stadium.
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