Asked if the title race would have been closer if City had performed better in the transfer market.
Mancini said: "Yeah, yeah, sure 100 per cent. Probably we would be on the top and could win the second title and probably we would be in the Champions League quarter-final.
"We had a chance to get important players, players that this year did make a difference to their teams.
"We had a chance to get three or four players who could improve our team but we didn't in the end. Now it is finished."