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Gallery: Chairman visits training in Abu Dhabi

Khaldoon Al Mubarak has stopped by this week's training camp in Abu Dhabi to see how Pep Guardiola and his players are preparing for the return of domestic football.

The Chairman came along on Wednesday to catch up with Guardiola and his coaching staff, as well as seeing the players in action on the second day of training in the United Arab Emirates.

After arriving in the country on Monday, the Blues have been put through their paces on the pitch and in the gym.

With temperatures reaching 30 degrees, conditions have made a pleasant change from the Manchester winter.

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Many of the first team squad are still in Qatar for the ongoing 2022 World Cup meaning the travelling party includes the remaining senior players and the Elite Development Squad, including Lead Coach Brian Barry-Murphy.

Erling Haaland, Riyad Mahrez, Stefan Ortega Moreno, Scott Carson, Sergio Gomez, Cole Palmer and Rico Lewis are all part of the trip.

We will return to the UK on Sunday ahead of next weekend's friendly with Girona before the Carabao Cup clash with Liverpool signals the return of competitive action.

Check out the best photos from the sessions so far this week below...