Abu Dhabi's impact on English football

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Since his appointment as chairman of Manchester City FC, Khaldoon Mubarak has overseen one of the most ambitious spending sprees in English Premier League history. The following photos include some of the club's biggest profile signings. (All photos - Getty Images)
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Carlos Tevez made the switch from Manchester rivals United to become a favourite among City fans. He is currently the team's top scorer this season.
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England midfield international Gareth Barry signed for Man City after being tempted away from Aston Villa.
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Rated one of the best in the Premier League, Man City snapped up Shay Given from Newcastle United.
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Welsh international Craig Bellamy has become a firm favourite with Man City fans although newspaper reports suggest his relationship is not so smooth with his manager.
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Wayne Bridge signed for Man City after failing to oust Ashley Cole from the left-back spot at Chelsea.