Pep Guardiola's squad stepped up preparations on the CFA training pitches ahead of Sunday's Premier League opener away at Arsenal...

The Blues are back in London this weekend for our opening Premier League clash away at Arsenal.

Club photographer Victoria Haydn was at the session as Pep Guardiola’s players stepped up preparations ahead of the big kick-off.

The City players were put through a variety of training drills to help ensure they are in peak condition for the visit to the Emirates Stadium.

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And there was also a famous figure from European football present to cast an eye over proceedings.

Take a look at our gallery to find out who it was…