Manchester City have confirmed that their legendary midfielder Colin Bell has sadly died aged 74.
In a statement, the club wrote: "It is with the deepest sadness and heaviest of hearts we announce the passing of Manchester City legend Colin Bell.
"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.
"He is widely regarded to be the finest City player of his generation, making 492 appearances and scoring 152 goals for the Club during a 13-year stay.
"Few players have left such an indelible mark on City.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
"Known as Colin The King, in 2004 fans voted to name a stand inside the Etihad Stadium after him and his name is still sung regularly at matches."
City Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak led the tributes, saying: “Colin Bell will always be remembered as one of Manchester City’s greatest players and the very sad news today of his passing will affect everybody connected to our club.
“I am fortunate to be able to speak regularly to his former