The Chilean will struggle to keep all the squad happy.
When Stevan Jovetic makes the expected £22m move from Fiorentina to Manchester City, new manager Manuel Pellegrini will have over £100m worth of strikers at his disposal.
Although this might sound like a welcomed headache, as the club found out last season with a quartet of forwards that all want to play – not everyone can be kept happy.
At the start of the 2012/13 campaign City had Sergio Aguero, Mario Balotelli, Edin Dzeko and Carlos Tevez at the club, all top-class international attackers in their own right.
Aguero as the Citizens’ record signing and with a goal-scoring record to justify it, is perhaps the only one of the four kept happy during Roberto Mancini’s disappointing last campaign in charge.
Much was made of Balotelli’s temperament and one red card and one sulk too many saw the Italian shipped off to AC Milan in January.
The adoration City fans once had for Tevez had diminished since 2011, when the once workmanlike Argentine was seen to be petulant when refusing to come off the bench in a Champions League match.
The 29-year-old has now been sold to Juventus and for a time only Aguero and Dzeko were the only recognised forwards at the club, with the disgruntled Bosnian being promised more opportunities under Pellegrini.
Yet since then Alvaro Negredo has arrived from Sevilla on the back of 25 La Liga goals last term and coveted, young Montengrin Jovetic is on the way after City and Fiorentina agreed a fee on Thursday night.
The issue is back, as only two of these men can feasibly be on the pitch at any one time and in the case of Negredo and Dzeko, are perhaps too similar in style to ever play together.
Managers always want their attackers in form but then you cannot justifiably drop them to give others game time – Robin Van Persie at Manchester United for instance played every Premier League match last season.
Pellegrini is either going to have to rotate or face more unhappy strikers and even then it is no guarantee – City appear to have not learned from their mistakes.