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Laird and Logan out to impress

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Two of City's young up-and-coming squad members will get the chance to impress Sven-Goran Eriksson on the pre-season tour of Sweden.

 Midfielder Marc Laird and defender Shaleum Logan are part of a 23-man squad that flew to Gothenburg on Sunday for trip that will include two matches, against Örgryte IS on Wednesday and Carlstad United on Saturday.

21-year-old Laird spent a month on loan at Northampton last season and was on the bench for the final game of the 2006/07 campaign at White Hart Lane. Logan is a speedy defender who has become a fixture in the reserve side over the last year or so

New signings Rolando Bianchi and Gelson Fernandes will also be in Sweden to further integrate with their new team-mates, with Swiss Under 21 captain Fernandes flying to Gothenburg on Tuesday.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Andreas Isaksson, Joe Hart, Kasper Schmeichel.

Defenders: Richard Dunne, Micah Richards, Michael Ball, Nedum Onuoha, Shaleum Logan, Danny Mills, Matthew Mills.

Midfielders: Michael Johnson, Gelson Fernandes, Stephen Ireland, Ousmane Dabo, Ishmael Miller, Dietmar Hamann, Marc Laird.

Strikers: Paul Dickov, Rolando Bianchi, Georgios Samaras, Bernardo Corradi, Emile Mpenza, Darius Vassell.

 

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