This announcement came after a landmark day when the Premier League champions' parent company, City Football Group (CFG) revealed a £389million investment from US private equity firm Silver Lake.
Since then, the Indian Super League's official twitter handle put in a teaser of a tweet as below:
The investment received by City will help them broaden their brand and extend their reach to the biggest democracy in the world, India, where football is steadily gaining prowess.
Mumbai City will become the eighth club under the CFG umbrella, with sources indicating more clubs will follow as Manchester City could look towards the likes of Brazil and Mexico in the future.
Speaking about City's approach to such acquisitions,