30 Jul 2009

Man City should be title favourites, says O'Neill

12:29 pm on 30 July 2009

Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill's says Manchester City should be considered favourites to win English football's Premier League after splashing out millions of pounds in the transfer market over the close season.

O'Neill notes the smaller of the two Manchester Premier League clubs, which has assumed the mantle of world's richest after an Abu Dhabi consortium bought the club last year, still haven't stopped spending and have as good a chance as anyone of winning it.

Arsenal defender Kolo Toure has just joined City and they've already signed forwards Emmanuel Adebayor, Carlos Tevez and Roque Santa Cruz plus midfielder Gareth Barry.