The Cityzen’s lack of a polished and experienced striker could cost them the Premier League title this term.
Man City tried to sign Harry Kane in the summer but a move failed to materialise for the England international.
Jamie Redknapp says the lack of an in and out striker might dethrone their Premier League crown.
Redknapp said: “They miss not having that outstanding number nine, long term. That’s why I’m not convinced they win the title this year. Of course they’ve got every chance, but my money would be on Chelsea and Liverpool. They’re the slight favourites.
“They’ve got the likes of Salah who can get you 25 goals, I don’t know anyone in the City team who’s going to do that right now.
“That’s not to say they can’t do it, because they did it last year. They’ve got so many good players. But Chelsea have got Lukaku, a brilliant signing as well. He can be hit and miss, but you can guarantee 20 Premier League goals.
“I think that’s where they might miss out, and that’s what Pep Guardiola realised. That’s why he tried to buy Harry Kane. They needed a number nine and couldn’t get one.”
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