Its time to mark the beginning of football season in England as Pep Guardiola prepared his Manchester City squad for Sunday’s Community Shield meeting with Liverpool.
Following the returns of Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus and Nicolas Otamendi earlier this week after their international involvement, Ederson Moraes and Riyad Mahrez were also back at the City Football Academy on Friday.
The only player who has yet to return – apart from injured Benjamin Mendy – is Fernandinho, with a knee injury. That means City’s record signing Rodri will almost certainly start against The Reds at Wembley
Down below are some glimpse of The Boys in Blue preparing for Community Shield clash in sunny conditions: