Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Zabaleta's Set to Reach Special Milestone with Blues

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Zabaleta's Set to Reach Special Milestone with Blues

Article excerpt

PABLO Zabaleta could make his 300th appearance for City today when they take on Stoke at the Etihad Stadium.

The Argentine joined the Blues eight years ago, just a day before Sheikh Mansour's incredible takeover of the club, and has seen seismic changes since his arrival.

He is one of only three players signed pre-takeover who remain at the club, along with Vincent Kompany and Joe Hart - something he didn't expect when he first joined from Espanyol.

"I never imagined I'd still be here eight years on," Zabaleta said. "I joined City just a day before the club was taken over and everything changed after that.

"Vincent Kompany had also just joined and not long after Robinho came, so it was a crazy but exciting time. I've seen so many good times and been lucky to have been part of a lot of success at this club, but you have no idea of how long your stay will be when you first arrive. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.