Manchester City have announced partnerships with three major international clubs.

China's Shanghai Shenhua, South African club Thanda Royal Zulu and FC Moscow of Russia have all joined City's network, it was announced yesterday.

City chairman Thaksin Shinawatra said: "I want young players from all around the world, and particularly young Asian players, to aspire to play for Manchester City, and to develop the structures and means for them to do so."