At Manchester City, Uncommon Greatness. But at What Cost?

MANCHESTER, England — The problem with Manchester City, as Arsène Wenger saw it, was not simply that it possessed an apparently bottomless well of wealth. It was that City was smart, too. “Petrol and ideas,” as Wenger, the former Arsenal manager, put it. “Money and quality.” Wenger, of course, spent much of his career railing against soccer’s inexorable drift into […]

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