Sven-Goran Eriksson: Man City are underachieving

Former Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson believes the Sky Blues are considerable underachieving this season. He said given the strength of the playing squad, and the lucrative resources available, City should be doing much better on all four fronts, reports Sky Sports.

Manchester City have put in a miserable title-defence this season, and they have been knocked out of the FA Cup, Capital One Cup and the Champions League without a whimper this season. They are also looking over their should now, as Liverpool stand a chance of catching them in the table, with the Reds only four points adrift of the Premier League holders.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini finds his own position under threat as a result of their poor campaign, and Borussia Dortmund Jurgen Klopp potentially being a target for the City hierarchy this summer. Eriksson feels the club have underachieved by their lofty standards, especially with so much world-class talent in the side.

Eriksson was in charge of the club for a year before being sacked in 2008, before the real investment transformed the club into a heavyweight side, and he feels they have let themselves down by some distance this season.

“With the squad City have, they should be doing better. They have the best players in the Premier League so they should be the best team, but they are not. I don’t know what is going wrong but, with the money they have spent, they have to do better. It is not good enough,” he said.

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