“I’ve been saying all along that City need wide men,” said McManaman.
“I thought in the Champions League games they needed a lot more width. They were very reliant on the full-backs to get forward and I thought they were very narrow in certain games.
“The strange thing is, they’ve got wingers. They bought Scott Sinclair but for reasons I don’t know, it doesn’t look like Mancini fancies him.
“They had Adam Johnson as an option but didn’t utilise him that much and then they got Sinclair but don’t use him that much.”