Guardiola points switch replace
Pep Guardiola believes Manchester Metropolis are completed within the switch market this summer season after the arrival of Ruben Dias.
The 23-year-old joined Metropolis on Tuesday for a payment of £65.2 million and can present a much-needed enhance to Guardiola’s backline.
The membership nonetheless have a watch available on the market as they take into account potential choices at left-back within the wake of Benjamin Mendy’s poor efficiency towards Leicester Metropolis on Sunday.
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Metropolis’s Champions League opponents confirmed
Manchester Metropolis will face Porto, Olympiacos and Marseille within the Champions League group stage after the draw was made in Geneva on Thursday.
Metropolis’s participation within the Champions League final season was ended by Lyon within the quarter-finals, and the Residents will hope they will lastly win the competitors that has eluded them for therefore lengthy.
Guardiola’s facet have topped their group for the final three seasons, and haven’t did not qualify for the knockout rounds since 2012/2013.
You possibly can learn a extra in-depth have a look at the membership’s Champions League draw right here .
De Bruyne named UEFA Midfielder of the Yr
Metropolis star Kevin De Bruyne has been named UEFA midfielder of the Yr.
De Bruyne was nominated for a pair of awards – the Midfielder of the Season and UEFA Mens’ Participant of the Yr – after his high-quality kind in 2019/2020.
The Belgian was the highest help supplier within the Premier League final time period, and he carried that kind into the Champions League, the place he produced glowing performances towards Actual Madrid.
On his Midfielder of the Season award, De Bruyne stated: “It’s clearly very nice. Within the Champions League you play towards the perfect gamers on the earth and I wish to compete with them, with my staff to win and as a person to be the perfect I may be. To win this award is very nice.”
You possibly can learn De Bruyne’s full ideas on the award and his success right here .