Nick Cushing's squad are back hard at work as City gear up for a spring offensive.

City’s squad were back in harness at the CFA as we resumed training after the international break with the focus on Wednesday’s vital FA Women’s Super League clash at Reading.

And there was an extra spring in the step of the Blues’ England contingent, including Lauren Hemp, Nikita Parris, Demi Stokes and Keira Walsh, fresh from their heroics at the recent SheBelieves Cup in the United States where the Lionesses lifted the trophy.

And though the spring weather did its worst, there was no dampening the spirits of Nick Cushing’s squad.

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