Manchester Metropolis may hand a Champions League debut to Nathan Ake throughout Tuesday’s group stage conflict towards Olympiacos.
The Dutchman missed the wins towards Porto and Marseille as a consequence of harm and hasn’t featured for the Blues because the win towards Arsenal on October 17.
Ake joined Pep Guardiola on the pre-match press convention and will exchange Aymeric Laporte within the beginning XI because the Metropolis boss appears to maintain his star defender match for the weekend’s Premier League conflict towards Liverpool.
Kyle Walker continued his spectacular type within the win towards Sheffield United and is more likely to retain his place at right-back whereas Joao Cancelo could possibly be rested with Oleksandr Zinchenko coming into the aspect.
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In midfield, Rodri ought to preserve his spot because the anchor of the midfield and could possibly be partnered by Ilkay Gundogan who began each Champions League sport for Metropolis final season. The German could possibly be joined by Phil Foden who impressed throughout his temporary cameo towards the Blades at Bramall Lane.
Guardiola’s choices in assault stay restricted because of accidents to Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus. Academy prospect Liam Delap may have featured however was given permission to play in Metropolis’s FA Youth Cup ultimate towards Chelsea tonight (Monday).
Due to this fact, Ferran Torres could possibly be used because the central ahead once more following his wonderful displaying towards Marseille. With Riyad Mahrez struggling towards Sheffield United, Bernardo Silva may come into the entrance three with Raheem Sterling on the left.
Man Metropolis predicted line up vs Olympiacos: Ederson; Walker, Ake, Dias, Zinchenko; Rodri, Gundogan, Foden; Sterling, Torres, Bernardo.