There may be blue skies and sunshine in Manchester, but there is about a 30 degree difference in temperatures with Abu Dhabi!

City arrived yesterday evening but today, it was onto the training pitches at our Abu Dhabi basecamp.

Given the long, cold winter months we’ve endured in Manchester, it was good to feel the warm sun during the session as the Blues make the most of the winter break.

We’ll bring you regular coverage of our progress in Abu Dhabi with our talented Club photographers capturing the very best of the sessions - starting with this stunning selection of images...