Take a look at our gallery as City travelled to London ahead of Sunday's Community Shield against Liverpool...

Pep Guardiola's side departed from Manchester on Saturday ahead of our eagerly-awaited Community Shield encounter.

And the players were in buoyant spirits as they boarded the train at Piccadilly station ahead of the journey to Euston.

READ: Guardiola provides Community Shield squad update

WATCH: City v Liverpool | A rivalry renewed

City take on Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in the traditional season curtain-raiser on Sunday, kick-off 3pm.

Chief club photographer, Victoria Haydn, was on hand to capture the players ahead of a big weekend in London. 

Take a look at our gallery below...