Pep Guardiola centre-back shortlist revealed – Man City Transfer Round-Up: #6

It’s the start of a new week and with it has come a whole host of fresh transfer news in the world of Manchester City, with several names in the elusive centre-back position coming to fruition, as well as a shock report linking a Premier League midfielder with a move to the Etihad Stadium. Here’s a summary of the day’s events…

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 1-1 Shakhtar Donetsk (Champions League)

Manchester City limped to a 1-1 draw against Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday evening at the Etihad Stadium. The lone City goal on the night came from Ilkay Gundogan, who had his side up 1-0 just before the hour mark. Ultimately, Shakhtar’s Manor Solomon equalized with 20 minutes remaining and neither side were able to find a winner before the final whistle.

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On The Verge – Manchester City vs Shakhtar Donetsk Predicted XI (Champions League)

As the UEFA Champions League group stage reaches it’s penultimate act, Manchester City welcome Shakhtar Donetsk to the Etihad stadium knowing a win would secure their place as winners of Group C, and I write this article knowing it could be years before I next have to google how to spell Shakhtar Donetsk.

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The Big Match Preview – Manchester City vs Shakhtar Donetsk (Champions League)

Following what turned out to be a hard-fought but expected win over an in-form Chelsea side, Pep Guardiola’s men will now focus on securing first place in Group C with a game to spare – a feat that will be achieved should the Blues defeat reigning Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad on Tuesday night.

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“He will be a manager” – Pep & Gabriel Jesus Press Conference Highlights (vs Shakhtar Donetsk)

Pep Guardiola faced the media ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium. The Blues will confirm top spot with a win tomorrow and with that qualification for the Round of 16 stage.

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The City Xtra Podcast – A loss, a win , and the squad looking thin

Itunes: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4mug05Y6v97TsB8Nh2LSUW Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecityxtrapodcast/episode-nine-a-loss-a-win-and-the-squad-looking-thin From Norwich to Kharkiv, it’s been a mixed week for the blues! We take a look back on a defeat and a victory as Manchester City got their Champions League campaign underway and fell in the Premier League! You can find all the links to the podcast above!

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5 Things We Learned – Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Manchester City (UCL)

After a poor performance on Saturday at Carrow Road, Manchester City got back on track with a convincing 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in their first European fixture of the season. Pep Guardiola should be mostly satisfied with his team’s performance leaving Ukraine with the clean sheet and all three points, although his side could have been a bit more clinical in front of goal.

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