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Vieira looking to follow Barca model

Manchester City's Football Development Executive Patrick Vieira is looking to follow the model of Barcelona at Eastlands and build a philosophy of success at the club.

With a massive cash injection from owner Sheikh Mansour, City have become one of the best teams in world football and lead the Premier League table, while also impressing in their debut Champions League campaign.

Much is expected of the 2011 FA Cup winners this season, but Vieira believes that City fans need to be patient as that approach has worked for some of the top clubs around.

"You have to remember that City is a new club among the elite. In fact, this is the first time we've played in the Champions League," Vieira told Barca TV.

"If we take the example of Barca, this team got where it is after many years among the elite and a youth policy means several years of patience. You can't invent a football philosophy in one or even five years, it takes time.

"But there can always be surprises in the Champions League, and it could be City this year. We have a quality team and a wonderful spirit. It is no secret that Barca is an example of a successful youth system.

"When you see a team win the Champions League with six or seven of its youth players in the side, you know they're doing the right job. It is an example Manchester City should follow."

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