A spending spree of more than £100million only added to a seemingly non-stop recruitment drive since billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour arrived in the pursuit of silverware.
City sit second in the Premier League and have emerged as genuine title contenders at a time when Milner thinks he and his team-mates can improve.
"The best is to come, but it's the sign of a good team when you can win and not play your best football," said the England international in the Daily Mirror.
"Obviously it takes time for a side with so many new faces to become a unit.
"We have a lot of very good players here, players who are determined to succeed. Hopefully we can keep improving as a team, keep moving forward and hopefully you'll see the best of us soon."
City take on Lech Poznan in the Europa League on Thursday and Milner hopes to continue a bright opening after taking four points from two matches to sit behind their midweek rivals on goals scored.
"We've made a fantastic start," he said. "It's still early doors with some tough games coming up, but if we can keep this run going the confidence will keep growing.