Manchester City have announced the passing of club legend Colin Bell at the age of 74.
Nicknamed the ‘Nijinsky’, in homage to the famous Derby-winning horse, the former England midfielder was one of the finest players of his generation.
Bell made 498 appearances for his beloved City scoring a total of 153 goals.
A club statement read: “Colin passed away peacefully this afternoon after a short, non-COVID related illness, aged 74.
“He leaves behind wife Marie, children Jon and Dawn and grandchildren, Luke, Mark, Isla and Jack.”
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