Chairman Al Mubarak thinks that criticism of City arising out of jealousy
May 27, 2019 12:27
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Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak sees the criticism of his club as a sign that many European clubs jealous of the success of the champion of England.
“With success comes always also jealousy, or envy. That’s part of it,” says Al Mubarak, in his annual look back at the season on the site of Manchester City.
“We know that is not easy for our rivals. But the reality is that we are not the most expensive player in the Premier League (Manchester United player Paul Pogba, ed.), not the most expensive goalkeeper in the Premier League (Chelsea-goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, eds.) and not the most expensive striker (United-player Romelu Lukaku, ed.) have bought.”