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TRAINING: City ready up ahead of derby day duel

The City players were in high spirits ahead of what could once again be a hugely significant Manchester derby at Old Trafford tomorrow evening.

The Blues travel to Manchester United knowing victory would not only seals local bragging rights but would also be a massive step towards our ambition of retaining the Premier League title.

Nonetheless, despite the potentially huge ramifications of the 178th Manchester derby, there were no signs of nerves as the players remained focused on the task at hand.

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The team were also given further motivation to write their names in derby folklore courtesy of a visit by someone already rightfully considered a Blues legend - Mike Summerbee!

Take a look through the gallery below to see some of the best bits of training…

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