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#cityontour: Fans watch over their heroes

SMILING SERG: Aguero sports his new beard in City blue.

SMILING SERG: Aguero sports his new beard in City blue.

City train in front of a host of adoring fans in Beijing

Media Watch

Express: City set for major double transfer swoop

Men's Team

Pep hopes for injury-free derby

MEDIA DAY: Pep addresses the media for the first time in China.

“No injuries” was Pep Guardiola’s answer when asked what his hopes are for the pre-season friendly against Manchester United at the Bird’s Nest Stadium.

There have been some concerns about the pitch following heavy rainfall in Beijing over the last week and Pep has admitted he wants to get through the game with his squad unscathed.


Clichy: Now the whole team must defend

GAEL FORCE: French full-back enjoying life under Pep.

Think of Pep Guardiola and inevitably your mind will turn to beautiful, expansive attacking football.

However, there’s more to the new manager than creating chances and scoring goals, according to one of the men who has been training under him for the last three weeks.