Roberto Mancini wants to take a leaf out of Manchester United's book to ensure Manchester City bounce back from this season's disappointing title defense.
United have responded to their narrow loss in the battle for the Barclays Premier League crown last year by dominating the current campaign.
Sir Alex Ferguson's United men almost have both hands on the trophy as they head into tonight's derby against City at Old Trafford with a 15-point lead over their neighbors at the top.
City manager Mancini now wants to make sure the Eastlands club make the right moves over the summer to ensure it is his team that once again lead the way next term.
The Italian said: "Last year United didn't win anything - Community Shield, yes - but they continue to improve their team.
"This can happen, you can't win every year. This is impossible in England.
"For this, I think we need to do better next year."
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