Behind the Scenes

Double nutmeg in training!

“It’s freezing” was Pep Guardiola’s initial reaction before training on Thursday, but his players brought the heat to the session at the City Football Academy.

“It’s freezing” was Pep Guardiola’s initial reaction before training on Thursday, but his players brought the heat to the session at the City Football Academy.

Nicolas Otamendi and Ian Poveda led the way as City prepare to face Chelsea on Saturday, as they nutmegged Benjamin Mendy and Raheem Sterling respectively during a series of competitive rondos.

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There were more skills on display as the lads kept the ball off the ground in a string of impressive passes before one particularly long rondo when the Argentine duo of Sergio Aguero and Otamendi were made to chase the ball for 40 passes.

Watch the best of the action from the session in the video above.

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