As Manchester City ramp up their pursuit of a squad that can challenge on all four fronts next season, we take a look at how the players who have left faired during their spell at the Etihad.

Pablo Zabaleta - 10

There was only one person who was going to start this list. Pablo Zabaleta is the epitome of how all footballers should wear their clubs colours. Every time he pulled on the shirt he committed 100 percent to the cause, leaving his bloody and bruised more often than not.

He joined the club as one of the earliest signings when the money rolled in, but before the 'huge money' came.

He was easily replaceable when it was announced how rich Manchester City actually were. He didn't have the flair that a Dani Alves or Jordi Alba had, but he stuck to the task at hand. He refused to lie down and despite seeing managers come and go, none felt the need to bring in a younger model.

Best moment: The opening goal of the title winning 3-2 victory over QPR

Gael Clichy - 8

Clichy just leans towards a success at the club due to his early years. He was bought for around $7 million from Arsenal in 2011, a bargain considering he already had previous Premier League experience. He was part of the strong backline with Zabaleta, Kompany and Lescott that won City their first Premier League title.

Constantly switching with Aleksander Kolarov didn't help himself hammer down the first choice left back position. He was always the more defensive of the two due to his strength and speed, however, once he broke past the half way line there was a marked difference between the two that favoured the Serb.

Best moment: Stuck against a stubborn and nearly relegated Wolves team in the run in of the 2012 Premier League winning season, Clichy slipped a ball through to Aguero to open the scoring that De Bruyne or Silva would be proud of.

Jesus Navas - 5

What sounded like an exciting transfer turned in to anything but. He was well known for his pace and had been linked with moves to the Premier League for a number of years when he was younger. With the more expansive football City were playing, Navas seemed to be the perfect fit for a winger. He was so quick that no full back would be able to keep up with him.

His trouble didn't lie in his pace however, it was his crossing ability. He would always attack the byline from the right-hand side due to being heavily right footed, giving the defender a head start in doing so. If he did beat the defender the cross would either hit the first man or loop aimlessly out for a throw-in on the other side of the field.

Best moment: Wrapping up the League Cup victory against a plucky Sunderland who took the lead through Borini earlier in the game.

Willy Caballero - 6

A nightmare starts to his career at City when playing in cup competitions began to turn a corner after his penalty heroics against Liverpool in the League Cup final. He stood in for the calamitous Bravo and stood up well after facing heavy criticism early in his career at the Etihad.

He was always played with a passion rarely seen in foreign goalkeepers.

Best moment: Undoubtedly his penalty shootout heroics in the 2016 League Cup final at Wembley where he saved three consecutive penalties after City were behind after one kick each.

Bacary Sagna - 7

A solid stand in at right back when needed, which turned out to be a lot more than fans at the Etihad will have anticipated. Despite heading into his mid-30's, Sagna still bombed up and down the touchline like a 20-year-old, with a quality delivery at the end to boot.

Best moment: Being a major part of the Champions League run that took City to their first ever semi-finals.