There was a fresh, young look about the first-team squad as it returned to training ahead of Tuesday night's Capital One Cup third round clash at the Stadium of Light.
Club Photographer Sharon Latham was present on a wet and chilly day at City Football Academy to see who was aiming to catch the eye...
Great to see Pablo back out and training with the lads.
Young Brandon Barker joined the first team for training this morning.
Eliaquim is getting used to these Mancunian late summer days!
Two young players who'll be hoping to clock up some minutes against Sunderland tomorrow.
Peek-a-boo, we see you Sergio!
The boss is next out to start work.
Yaya is ready to brave the elements.
If George Evans gets any action tomorrow, he'll become the first player to have represented City from under-8s right through up to the first-team!
Sergio passes on some pearls of wisdom to Manu Garcia and Pablo Maffeo.
Did we mention how much we've missed this sight?
Nicolas Otamendi leads the sprints with Bacary Sagna and Kevin De Bruyne.
More hoods on display as the team gear up for the pre-match session.
Kevin keeps his eye on the ball.
Now the team meeting ahead of our third round cup clash.