Champions League bound Man City are 4/9 with Ladbrokes to be the top spenders in the next transfer window while Chelsea are 7/2.
With a Champions League spot secured the bookies expect the club to get the chequebook out and go 7/4 that they sign a player for more than £50 million. It’s 14/1 they win the Champions League with 4/9 the price they qualify from their group.
They look assured of a top four finish again next season at 1/3 and it’s 150/1 they meet rivals United in the final.
FA Cup final opponents Stoke City also have European football in the bag and earn a 33/1 quote for the Europa League.
Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “We’d be really surprised if City’s owners didn’t flash the cash this summer. The odds also suggest they will dining at Europe’s top table for some time now as well.”
Ladbrokes latest betting
Manchester City to pay more than £50 million for a single player in the summer transfer window – 7/4
To spend the most this summer
Manchester City – 4/9
Chelsea – 7/2
Manchester United – 6/1
Liverpool – 10/1
Arsenal – 16/1
To win the Champions League – 14/1
To qualify for the group stages – 1/10
To qualify from their group – 4/9
To beat Manchester United in the Champions League final – 150/1
To finish in the top 4 next season – 1/3
Stoke City to win the Europa League – 33/1