That juicy story is attracting most of the scribes’ attention, but there is still space for articles on midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and Fabian Delph and what they might bring to Pep Guardiola’s side this season.
Denayer joined up with the squad in Beijing last week after representing Belgium at Euro 2016.
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Dressed in the new home and away kits, their progress up arguably the most famous manmade construct on the planet was only slowed by a series of selfies and panoramas on their phones – their open-mouthed smiles conveying that they were as excited to be there as we were.
The new City boss expressed his heartfelt gratitude to members of his squad for the hard work they have put in so far in pre-season, as well as their efforts to understand his new methods.