Pep Guardiola gets another chance to assess his squad tonight against promotion chasing Barnsley. Earlier this week, goals from Riyad Mahrez and Samuel Edozie helped the Blues to a 2-0 win over Preston North End.
Silva signed for Manchester City from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in the summer of 2017 and has gone on to make over 200 appearances for the Blues. However, despite his success, the player is seemingly looking for a way out in the coming few weeks.
The FA Community Shield is an annual match between the previous season’s Premier League champions and FA Cup winners and as the 2020/21 Premier League winners, Manchester City will head to Wembley next weekend.
Pep Guardiola deployed a more experienced starting line-up against Preston North End on Tuesday night, before opting to make 10 changes at half-time. So this predicted side may only be the case for 45 minutes.
On Tuesday night, we saw a mix of youth and experience shine in a 2-0 win over Preston North End. However, after finishing fifth place in the Championship last season, Barnsley will almost certainly pose a bigger threat to Pep Guardiola's side.
The Premier League Champions will continue preparations for the new campaign on Saturday with a friendly against Barnsley at the Academy Stadium. But behind the scenes, Pep Guardiola is preparing to add one of England's best midfielders to his squad.
Barcelona youngster Ilaix Moriba is considering his options after entering the final year of his deal at the Catalan club. The promising midfielder has reportedly been offered a five-year deal, however the player's camp are yet to agree to an extension.
Erik Palmer-Brown likely transfer Erik Palmer-Brown is possibly on the move, the Manchester City defender currently training with the English Premier League side but seems destined for a permanent move.
The England star has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City throughout the summer transfer window and on Friday afternoon, reports surfaced that the Premier League champions had put together a £100 million package to sign Grealish.
The Etihad club's fringe goalkeeper Muric has been a target of several clubs throughout the summer, as the Kosovo international seeks to secure additional senior gametime. However, Turkish side Adana Demirspor have been the side most strongly linked and they appear to be winning the battle for his services.
Ahead of the new 2021-22 season, current Premier League champions Manchester City have launched a truly stunning away kit. Pep Guardiola’s side will head into the new domestic season looking to defend their 2020-21 crown and will do so looking the part.