Having won their second Premier League title in May, Man City knew they would face a challenge in retaining their crown.
Having failed miserably last time round, many thought they would give it a better shot this time round so why are they again struggling?
Injuries to key player has played it ‘s part in their struggles but indifferent performances from key players as well as as a team has seen their attempts at holding onto their title fall well short of what was expected.
But is that it? Or are there deeper problems at the Etihad that need to be addressed?
Football Fanzoneâ€™s Jason Cundy, Paddy Barclay and Alan Curbishley are joined by Arsenal Fan TVâ€™s Claude to discuss the struggles of Mauricio Pellegriniâ€™s side.