Where are they now? Manchester City's last-gasp champions of 2011/12

The Manchester City juggernaut may have faced a blip after a defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, but they remain favourites for the title. FourFourTwo looks back at the team which arguably kicked off the Citizens' success in recent times, on a memorable day in 2012 where they scored twice in stoppage time to clinch their first league title in 44 years...

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Joe Hart

Hart was an indispensable member of the Citizens' starting eleven up to 2016.

A crucial part of that title winning team during 2011-2012 season, the Englishman went on to claim the Golden Glove award (most clean sheets in a league season).

After current manager Pep Guardiola’s arrival however, it was clear Hart wasn’t part of plans.

He was subsequently farmed out on loan to Italian side Torino and a loan spell to West Ham followed in 2017.

Pablo Zabaleta

Among the most loyal servants to the club in the Sheikh Mansour era, Zabaleta made a total of 333 appearances for the club spanning nine full seasons. 

Signed for £6.45 (S$11.6) million, the Argentine international established himself as one of the fan favourites with his consistent performances.

During that nervy afternoon at the Etihad, it was Zabaleta who opened the scoring late in the first half.

Zabaleta played his final league game for the Citizens during the 2016-2017 season, in a 3-1 triumph over West Bromwich Albion.

He eventually moved on to West Ham, where he currently plays his league football, signing for the Hammers on a free transfer in the summer of 2017.

Vincent Kompany

One of the few players in this team who still is a Manchester City player till this day, Kompany is into his tenth season at the club.

The Belgian has had the honour of lifting five major domestic trophies with Man City. (Two Premier Leagues titles, one FA Cup, and two League Cups).

Up till the 2014-2015 season, Kompany was rarely been left out of the starting eleven, before he was hit by a flurry of injuries which severely limited his game time thereafter. 

Captain Fantastic would only go on to make 33 further league appearances in the following three seasons, and sadly has never been too far from his injury woes.