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Gallery: Fans join Sane and Stones to unveil new kit

Leroy Sane and John Stones were joined by musicians, a boxer and a skateboarder - all of who have City in their heart - to help launch the new 2016/17 third kit. To celebrate its unveiling, Nike Football uncovered the stories of this eclectic mix of Blues....

A new team and a new kit for Leroy Sane who's looking forward to what his debut campaign holds: “It’s going to be a special season for me playing at Manchester City”

New boy John Stones can't wait to wear the new kit in Europe: “Barcelona away – one of the grounds where I’ve always wanted to play.”

Before their number one debut album, Tom Ogden and Joe Donovan from Blossoms were Etihad season ticket holders and supporting The Stone Roses at the home of the Blues is something they'll never forget.

A bright kit requires a certain confidence and Fallowfield Blue Bobby Graham reckons the Club and the city can carry it off: "There’s a Manchester swagger. You’re born with it.”

A tough tackling defender in the City Academy, unbeaten professional boxer Marcus Morrison, swapped Platt Lane Sports Centre for a life between the ropes aged 16.

A Blue since birth, City is an institution in James Faulkner's life: "Things come and go, life changes, but City is always there and there’s something comfortable in that.”

Adio Marchant, known by his stage name Bi-Polar Sunshine, has a closer relationship with the Blues than most. The brother of Ashley Smith-Brown, he once scored a penalty at an Old Trafford charity game and celebrated by revealing a City shirt.

City will wear the new kit on their Champions League travels and Leo Adams, thinks facing Barcelona in the group stage has its benefits: "Pep already knows their style of play so it’s the best time to get them.”

A Maine Road regular until his skateboarding career took off, Joe Gavin loves Manchester's vibrancy, which this kit pays tribute to.

Internationally renowned portrait photographer Michael Mayren is looking forward to wearing the new kit on his travels. He wears his heart on his sleeve and likes to show his allegiance whenever he’s outside of Manchester.

Shiraf Reyhani, of legendary menswear store Oi Polloi, knows the importance of good attire. You'll find him singing his heart out in the South Stand on matchdays.

The new third kit is available to pre-order now and officially on sale from Thursday 22 September.


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