Manchester City are shelling out a weekly fortune to their discarded millionaires.

The People says City will paying around £265,000-A-WEEK to the misfits they either let go on sponsored deals or still have on their books.

Roberto Mancini's team may be flying high in the Premier League, but the club has been among the strugglers when it comes to driving good deals in the transfer window.

Emmanuel Adebayor and Roque Santa Cruz are on heavily-subsidised loan deals at Tottenham and Real Betis respectively while Wayne Bridge and Nedum Onuoha are stuck at the club on obscene sums.

And that is on TOP of the 'hits' they took to get rid of the likes of Craig Bellamy and Shay Given as the 'leper colony' was reduced with only mixed success by City's negotiators.

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