Manchester City manager Mark Hughes insisted the Brazilian is worth every penny.
Manchester City had earlier bought another Brazilian Robinho for £32.5 million.
The new chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak was quoted to have said: "We are not going to do crazy stuff, but it makes sense for us to build a dynasty. The Arab owners are prepared to spent £200 million to buy players.
Roman Abramovich of Chelsea is now considered a small investors in English Premier League.
Lets hope Sheikh Mansour will bring his money to Malaysia and buy our Malaysian football Tiger teams and also invest some of his wealth in South Johor Iskandariah and Kencana.